Evoke Wellness Centre

An Integrated Approach To Health

Kombucha Tea – How to & Why it’s so Amazing

If you aren’t living under a rock I’m sure you’ve heard about Kombucha. It is all the rage in the health and wellness industry as people are unlocking a host of beneficial properties from this traditionally brewed beverage. Although it has been made for over 100 years in homes across Asia and Eastern Europe it’s rise…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

The Canadian Mental Health Association recognizes how our moods can often be affected by the weather and the seasons. Sunlight breaking through clouds can lift our spirits, while a dull, rainy day may make us feel a little gloomy. While noticeable, these shifts in mood generally do not affect our ability to cope with daily…

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What is EMDR & can it help me?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma and other psychological stress. What can EMDR treat? Scientific research has established EMDR as effective for post traumatic stress.  Clinicians have reported success using EMDR in treatment of the following conditions: –…

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Thinking About Starting Counselling?

Counselling can be an intimidating process to think about and something that many people put off for a long time, often waiting for the “right time” to start. The task can seem overwhelming to enter into a relationship with someone you do not know and decide to talk about an issue that has perhaps has…

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Ice or Heat?

This is a good question that does not have a simple answer, because it depends. It depends on what is causing your pain in the first place and it depends on what your goals are – pain management or faster healing? Generally speaking there are two types of pain – acute pain and chronic pain.…

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