One of the weapons we have against the pandemic is by keeping our emotional connection (or emotional love tank) to others at a healthy place. The anxiety that many experience, due to this strange situation with COVID-19 in our lives, and the uncertainty of how long it will last, can be reduced by having good… Continue reading Emotional Love Tank and a Global Pandemic
Author: Sophia Nicoli MSc , RP(Q), RMFT
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and Mental Health
Here in the Ontario/ Quebec regions the schools, universities and daycares have closed for two weeks or have offered remote attendance. We are not allowed to gather in places of 250 people or more. We are advised to try to remain indoors and to make sure we sanitize and wash our hands many times a… Continue reading Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and Mental Health
7 Signs You Are READY for a Relationship
Have you been wondering if you’re ready to start a new relationship? Relationships require much self reflection and a willingness to being open to change and compromise. But what are some other signs that indicate you may be ready to share your life with someone? Here is a brief video explaining 7 key factors that… Continue reading 7 Signs You Are READY for a Relationship
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Photo by Tim Mossholder on Pexels.com It's that time of season where the leaves have beautiful different hues of red, orange and yellow. The pumpkins are out and the scarecrows are nearby. Fall is a time of gathering, pumpkin and pecan pies and flavored coffees, layers of clothes and a time to slowly prepare for… Continue reading Seasonal Affective Disorder
Terrorist Acts and Anxiety: Should we be worried?
Photo by Somchai Kongkamsri on Pexels.com My office is located in Ottawa, next to the University of Ottawa and on March 20, 2019 while in session, I heard police zooming down the street. My first thought was how the police sirens were potentially interrupting my client's thoughts, as they certainly were interrupting mine. Once home… Continue reading Terrorist Acts and Anxiety: Should we be worried?
Angry much? Find out ways to reduce that angry feeling and getting to a calmer state. If you have a hard time reaching your goals, you can always contact Sophia Nicoli at https://willowrootstherapy.ca/contact and explore further options.
Tips For Couples
When you start out a new romantic relationship it usually seems easy. The passion is there, the flirting is there and each other's annoyances seem cute and charming. You might feel like you can not be without each other, you can't stop staring into each other's eyes and you know that this relationship is going… Continue reading Tips For Couples
5 ways to reduce anxiety symptoms
Photo by energepic.com on Pexels.com In this day and age with our fast-paced lives we all experience anxiety symptoms. We chase after the better career, we strive to improve our social media status by spending hours on our phones, we run after our “bossy” three-year old’s while carrying their younger sibling around and at the… Continue reading 5 ways to reduce anxiety symptoms
The Journey Begins
Photo by Artem Bali on Pexels.com WELCOME TO WILLOW ROOTS THERAPY! My name is Sophia and I welcome you to my site at https://willowrootstherapy.ca. I am open and accepting clients. Willow Roots Therapy provides counselling services to those who simply want to explore their feelings or need to work on specific topics. You can come… Continue reading The Journey Begins