Archive for Counseling

‘My experience while at GreeneStone’
An interview with a past client

May 28, 2020

The following interview was conducted with a GreeneStone Alumni who completed our 45-Day Residential Treatment Program in early 2019. Q: Where was your life at before coming to GreeneStone? A: It was a disaster, I couldn’t go on the way I was living, I was out of options. A friend of mine had been through […]

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A day in the life of a client at GreeneStone

It’s November in Muskoka, which means snow! Don’t forget to bundle up when you are heading down to our main building for breakfast. Served buffet style, the smell of freshly cooked bacon, eggs, and pancakes wafting from our breakfast nook nothing less than inviting. Overlooking Lake Muskoka with the morning news playing softly in the […]

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Addiction Recovery and Greenspace

Struggling with addiction recovery is a continual battle that many people face. Health systems across the world have not yet responded adequately to the current burden of addiction, and the challenges someone faces on the road to recovery can feel overwhelming. People often think counselling, group support, and being ready to face the challenges are […]

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What causes Anxiety Attacks?

You’re sitting calmly watching TV on a Saturday afternoon. Suddenly, things feel different. Something’s wrong, you think. You can’t pinpoint it but a feeling of nearby danger overwhelms you. You feel your temperature rise from warm to hot. Your heart beats faster. 90 beats per minute. 110 beats per minute. 130 beats per minute. You’re […]

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