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Apps

  • Calm – App for meditation/sleep, beginner to intermediate. Also includes tools for sleep (adult sleep
    stories, nature sounds, other ambient noise.
  • Headspace – Meditation, sleep, stress and mindfulness
  • Insight Timer – Mediation, sleep, parenting, anxiety, stress
  • 10% happier – Meditation and mindfulness
  • Moodmission – stress, low mood and anxiety
  • Todolist – ADD
  • Be Safe – (Resources and Personal Safety Plan)
  • ConnexGO (Ontario 24/7 Navigation to Mental Health, Substance Use, and Problem Gambling Services)
  • Lifeguard App (Overdose Prevention and Substance Use Support)

Books

Establishing Boundaries

  • When I say no I feel guilty by Manuel Smith – Establishing healthy boundaries and not feeling guilty.

Separation and divorce

  • Rebuilding when your relationship ends by Dr Bruce Fisher – Step by step guide to rebuilding after divorce/separation

Anxiety, Stress, Emotions

  • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J Bourne – Tools and strategies for coping with anxiety, panic disorders and phobias.
  • Mind over Mood by Dennis Greenberg – Helps to overcome emotional distress to feel happier, calmer and more confident through the use of CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) strategies.
  • The OCD Workbook 3rd edition by Bruce Hyman – Evidenced based approaches to understanding and managing OCD.
  • When the Body Says No (The Cost of Hidden Stress) by Gabor Mate – How stress can become trapped in the body and manifest in physical symptoms or illness.

Relationships

  • 5 love languages by Gary Chapman – The author uses an approach that is intended to show the reader the showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner.
  • After the Affair by Janis Abrahms Spring – Helps partners heal after an affair, addresses questions around why did it happen, how to regain trust and love, sexual intimacy after the affair.

Loss and Grief

  • Life After Loss by Bob Deits – A resource for anyone who has experienced loss (death, divorce, employment, life changes)

Parenting

  • Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate.

Addiction

  • The Addiction Recovery Skills Workbook by Suzette Glasner-Edwards (Addiction)
  • In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate (Addiction)
  • Changing for Good by Prochaska (Making Changes/ Behaviour)

Videos

Podcasts

Websites

COVID-19 Information and Resources

BSC is open for you and your family members. You can access our counsellors in person, by phone or by video.

If you think you might have symptoms, have tested positive for COVID, have been in close contact with a confirmed case or have travelled, please call us prior to coming to your appointment to complete a screening