Hope at home starts here.

YEG Family Counselling is here to support you and your most important people.

We all get lonely, sad, worried, and irritated when home feels hard.

It's not just you.

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You are lonely at home.

Though there are people around you, you never feel quite seen or understood. You can almost remember what it was like in the beginning of your relationship with your partner… it was warm (and hot!), exciting, connected.  Maybe something really awful happened between you and you feel injured and betrayed and raw. Maybe you feel raw just from the everyday ins-and-outs of family life. But either way, you long to find that warmth and connection again with your partner.

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Your Family is complex.

Like, if someone asks you about how things are going at home, you either have the perfect script you go to, or you just minimize and cover the outlines. You are a step-parent trying to fit in to a new reality or blend families with your partner. Maybe you have in-laws that judge your parenting style or parents who don’t like your partner. You have a kid (or two or three) with special needs. You have (gasp!) a teenager. It’s complex. It’s hard. You need support. (And, frankly, so does your whole family.)

You're Feeling Lost.

You or your child have been through a tough transition, a death, or an event that you just can't get over. You have intense fears, spikes of anger or moments of just wanting to be left the heck alone. Or it might be sneakier than that, and you just have an underlying sense of dread or worry. You see your kid acting almost normal, or trying so hard to hold it together, but you know that they are not quite themselves and could use some support.

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You are burnt out.

You're a psychologist, a religious leader, a teacher, a nurse, or a stay-at-home parent. You know how to help people, and you love it, most of the time. But the thing is, you give of yourself all day everyday, and then you go home and take care of more needs. You even volunteer your time outside of work and family responsibilities. At the end of a week, and sometimes sooner, you are DONE. There is nothing left. You are supporting everyone else, and no one is supporting you.

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Your child is struggling.

Like, if someone asks you about how things are going at home, you either have the perfect script you go to, or you just minimize and cover the outlines. You are a step-parent trying to fit in to a new reality or blend families with your partner. Maybe you have in-laws that judge your parenting style or parents who don’t like your partner. You have a kid (or two or three) with special needs. You have (gasp!) a teenager. It’s complex. It’s hard. You need support. (And, frankly, so does your whole family.)

Expecting

Your dreams of parenthood have been crushed

You or your partner are dealing with baby stuff. You are pregnant or have a new baby and you are not yourself. You are not coping with life the same way you usually would, or you are feeling down, hopeless, or disconnected from your baby.  Old wounds are coming up now that you are a parent. You are trying to get pregnant and it's just not happening. Or, you have had a miscarriage. You are heartbroken and feel disconnected from everything.

Online Counselling

Find Support Wherever You Find Yourself.

Video-based online counselling is safe, secure, and effective. It's also convenient for busy people like you. 

YEG Family Counselling is currently accepting new online clients from anywhere in Alberta, whether you are just down the street, or across the province. Set up an appointment during your lunch hour or after your kids go to bed.