• Wellness Resources

    Resources & Books we Love

    Anxiety & Depression

    Anxiety Canada

    Canadian Mental Health Association

    Mood Disorders Association of BC

    Unhelpful Thinking Styles – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

    Book: Mind Over Mood: Change How you Feel by Changing the Way You Think by Dr. Dennis Greenberger & Dr. Christine Padesky


    Vancouver Crisis Centre – 24/7 assistance via phone or online chat. Suicide prevention call centre 1 (800) SUICIDE (784-2433)


    British Columbia Bereavement Helpline

    Living Through Loss Counselling Society

    Book: Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart by Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt


    Grounding Resource

    Guided Meditations – free meditations to stream or download

    Guided Meditation Apps: These are our favourites – Calm, HeadSpace, Insight Timer

    Book: Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by Job Kabat-Zinn

    Pregnancy & Fertility

    Coping With a Miscarriage – BabyCenter

    Fertility Matters

    HealthLink BC

    Infertility Awareness Association of Canada

    Mother to Baby – Info on medications and more during pregnancy & breastfeeding

    Options for Sexual Health – 1 (800) SEX-SENSE

    Pacific Post Partum Support Society – 604-255-7999 – Telephone/group/partner support

    Pregnancy Options Services – BC Women’s Hospital – 1 (888) 875-3163 or (604) 875-3163

    Quiz for indicators of Postpartum Depression (bring results to your healthcare provider)

    Reproductive Mental Health – BC Women’s Hospital

    Support Groups: Pregnancy After Loss Support

    Book: Healing Your Grieving Heart After Miscarriage by Dr. Alan Wolfelt

    Book: Healing Your Grieving Heart After Stillbirth by Dr. Alan Wolfelt

    Book: The Infertility Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Cope with the Challenges While Maintaining Your Sanity, Dignity, and Relationships by Dr. Judith Daniluk

    Book: A Silent Sorrow: Pregnancy Loss – Guidance and Support for You and Your Family by Ingrid Kohn & Perry-Lynn Moffitt

    Book: Surviving Miscarriage: You Are Not Alone by Dr. Stacy McLaughlin

    Book: Stillbirth, Yet Still Born: Grieving and Honoring Your Precious Baby by Dr. Deborah L. Davis

    Trauma & Abuse

    When Love Hurts – Local support groups & a book for understanding abuse in relationships.

    Book: Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Dr. Peter A. Levine

    Book: Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body by Dr. Peter A. Levine