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Men’s Kayak Journey

Men’s Kayak Journey

Do you feel alive? Do you feel excited for the day, passionately pursuing your goals? Do you feel connected to yourself, others and the world around you? If you’re anything like the rest of us, life is often just the opposite. Ongoing stress, obligation and...

What Are “Men’s Issues?!”

What Are “Men’s Issues?!”

The term men's issues appears on a lot of therapists' (often very long) lists of specialties. It always confused me a bit. This is partly because there are so many ways to be a man these days that men's issues sounds likes it's trying to cover way too much at once. I...

The Return to In-Person: Centre Policy

To all potential and existing Thrive clients: The time has finally come. Given announcements by the provincial government and recommendations by WorkSafe BC, we have been working to develop safety precautions and procedures that will allow us to gradually allow in...

Trigger Warning

Trigger Warning

If you have ever sought help for any form of problematic substance use, you’re familiar with the concept of triggers. For anyone not familiar, a trigger can refer to anything that either generates a certain thought or feeling, or that seems to lead directly to a...

Uncertainty Ahead: The Relief in Expression

Uncertainty Ahead: The Relief in Expression

Despite enjoying the sunniest days we have had in months, many of us actually feel like we are in the dark. Even with clear and bright skies, questions may flood our minds: When will this end? How does ongoing uncertainty affect us? What even is it that is affecting...

Free COVID-19 Support Group

Free COVID-19 Support Group

Feeling on edge? Finding yourself both expecting more of yourself while at the same time lacking the focus and motivation to get much done? Are relationships struggling with all this increased closeness? As someone noticing some of these things myself, I want to...

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