Birch Wellness Center

The professionals at Birch Wellness Center are committed to providing excellence in psychological and mental health care by providing a holistic, collaborative approach to healing and personal growth.

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Birch Wellness Center News

Modified DBT Skills Group – Teens & Families

Modified DBT Skills Group – Teens & Families Facilitated by: Natasha Smikles RPN & Karyn Walters MMFT Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) DBT skills group is conducted as a class.  Teens and parents will have the opportunity to work through modules and learn positive coping strategies in the following areas: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Birch News|0 Comments

Modified DBT Skills Group

Modified DBT Skills Group – by Natasha Smikles Modified DBT skills group is conducted in a class-like setting.  Working modules, DBT teaches clients skillful Behaviour in the following areas: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Each six-week cycle covers Mindfulness plus one of the remaining three modules. FALL 2016 Upcoming [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Birch News|0 Comments

Mindful Me – Set your child up for Success

Mindful Me – Set your child up for Success DISTRESS TOLERANCE AND COPING SKILLS GROUP FOR CHILDREN AND PRE-TEENS Facilitated at the Birch Wellness Center by: Karyn Walters Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Canadian Counsellor AND Karyn Walters Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Canadian Counsellor Mindful Me is a group [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Birch News|0 Comments

Birch Clients

Dear Birch Clients, It is with sad hearts that we announce that Deanna will be leaving Birch Wellness Center after September 15, 2016, as she is moving to another province to pursue a new opportunity for her family! We are so grateful to Deanna for the warmth , grace and professionalism that [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Birch News|0 Comments

Cupping Therapy – by Kelly Brown

Cupping Therapy - by Kelly Brown Bsc, N.D. Cupping I have been watching the Olympics and have been very excited to see a lot of the athletes have been getting cupping therapy!  Have you notice athletes with circular purple marks on their bodies?  This is due to a treatment called cupping! Potential [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Birch News|0 Comments

Recipes Specific to your Needs

Recipes Specific to your Needs Hello! I was told my news letters were a little too long : )  I agreed with this!  When I get a newsletter it is easy to loose interest if they are too lengthy.  I am happy to receive any suggestions and/or topics you would like to read [...]

By | July 2nd, 2016|Birch News|0 Comments

Mindful Me – by Karyn Walters & Natasha Smikles

Mindful Me – by Karyn Walters & Natasha Smikles Mindful Me Mindful me is a group program tailored to help children and adolescents learn about emotions and effective coping strategies to tolerate distress.  this mindfully based eclectic program utilizes key strategies from both a Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Birch News|0 Comments

Naturopathic Doctors – by Kelly Brown

Naturopathic Doctors – by Kelly Brown What can I expect on the first visit? Your first visit will be 1 hour. This consultation is important to develop a deep understanding of your health and medical concerns. We will discuss any symptoms or conditions you are experiencing, as well as review in [...]

By | May 14th, 2016|Birch News|0 Comments

Infertility – by Kelly Brown

Infertility – by Kelly Brown Infertility Infertility is diagnosed after trying to conceive for a year.  It is a complicated issue because of the multiple disease and conditions that can effect fertility.  Female infertility accounts for 35% of cases, male factors account for approximately 18% and combined issues, roughly 18%.  There are [...]

By | April 30th, 2016|Birch News|0 Comments

Stress & Fatigue – by Kelly Brown

Stress & Fatigue – by Kelly Brown Stress and fatigue is presented in most, if not all of my patients! It can be mild to extremely severe.   It is often presented as irritability, mild depression, nervousness, weakness, light-headedness, insomnia, weak immune system, low sex drive, anxiety, and/or weight gain. Extreme fatigue is often brought on from [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Birch News|0 Comments