Common Issues

Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety is a natural emotional response to life’s stressful situations. However, a badly managed stress can filter into domains of daily living causing excessive disruption and distress. When properly managed, stress can be a source of motivation that challenges us to do more for ourselves.

Symptoms of anxiety and stress includes:

  • uncontrollable feelings of worry or panic
  • increased irritable feelings
  • difficulty falling asleep and other insomnia issues
  • feeling restless nervous, or tense increased heart rate or palpitations
  • loss of concentration, and other attention difficulties
  • headaches and dizziness.

Good news is that anxiety and stress can be treated! When anxiety & stress begins to affect your overall functioning, talk to us at Restoration Room Counselling.

Whether you are going through mental stress, anxiety or depression due to strained relationships at work or home, verbal or physical abuse, trauma, addiction, sexual concerns, parenting or grief and loss, talking to a counsellor can make a positive impact.

Disclaimer: Please note that the above information is not meant to be used as a diagnosis or take the place of professional counselling services.


Depression can happen to anyone. It can negatively affect how you feel, think and act. It is accompanied by a feeling of severe despair over a long period of time and it is different from the regular mood change. It can affect your mental health, physical health, relationships, work, and personal goals. Symptoms of Depression can negatively impact your activities of daily living.

Signs and Symptoms of Depression
Common presentations are loss of motivation, sadness, loss of interest in pleasurable activities, low self-worth, guilt, hopelessness, poor concentration and/or memory, sleep difficulties, appetite and/or weight changes and aches and pains etc.

Disclaimer: Please note that the above information is not meant to be used as a diagnosis or take the place of professional counselling services.

Grief and Loss

Grief is a natural response to loss and while loss is part of human existence, it is still a painful period in the life of a family. You may experience sadness, shock, anger, guilt or disbelief. We will journey with you to process your loss in a healthy way and learn to heal.

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Life Transitions

If there is one thing in life that is constant, it is change. Transition is a movement, development or evolution from one stage to another. It may be planned or unplanned and the impact may either be positive or negative. Changes such as childbirth, marriage, migration, parenting and adolescence can have impacts on the family. We will engage with you to understand your experiences and transitional issues in a respectful and compassionate manner.

Special Needs

Families with special need experiences a unique set of challenges. When these challenges are not properly managed, they often lead to blame game and misunderstanding especially between parents. Families with special needs have a special place in my heart! Let’s figure it our together.

Women Issues

There are issues specific to women’s health that can equally impact your well-being. We will assist you to recognize and manage your specific issue and conduct appropriate referrals as needed.

Begin your journey toward wholeness!