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Videos by Lauren Deane


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Am I an enabler?

This question is often asked by loved one's of those in addiction. How do you know if you are enabling? What does it even mean? This video talks about what enabling is as well as the most common type I see as an addictions counsellor.


What causes addiction?

Lauren Deane
Counsellor MSW RSW


Why "rehab" may not be the answer.

Challenging the long standing belief that to become sober an individual with addiction must go away to "rehab" to receive treatment. Rehab is not a magical cure and in many cases is not the best option.


Considering Online Counselling?

Exploring some of the benefits and limitations to online counselling giving you a better sense of how it will work for you.