Helen Stirling (Bzdel)
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Helen Stirling (Bzdel)
Registered Social Worker, Registered Art Therapist
Approved Mental Health Therapist for Indigenous Services Canada
EAP provider for LifeWorks
Certified Laughter Leader - Expert Level Practitioner
Canadian trainer for World Laughter Tour

Macro Building (2nd floor)
202 - 115 - 2nd Avenue North
Saskatoon, SK S7K 2B1

Phone: 306-222-0563
Fax: 306-649-4080

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Are you satisfied with where you are going in life?

Could you use assistance with:
  • Expressing and managing your emotions in a healthy and effective manner?
  • Recognizing and working through anxiety?
  • Learning skills for relaxation and stress reduction?
  • Recognizing your own areas of inner strength?
  • Achieving your greatest potential?
  • Setting realistic, attainable and measurable goals?
  • Working through family of origin issues?
  • Assistance with improving your communication with others?
  • Improving your assertiveness skills?
  • Challenging your unhealthy thoughts and changing them to healthy thoughts?
  • Gaining support in making healthy changes in your life?
  • Expressing your thoughts and feelings through art rather than through words?
The symbol chosen for A Life's Journey is the Inukshuk. The Inukshuk is a beacon. For travellers in Canada's North, an Inukshuk is a welcome sight. It is a guide for a "safe journey through life's travels". The traditional meaning of the Inukshuk is "Someone was here" or "You are on the right path". Today, the Inukshuk has been adopted as a symbol to remind us of our dependence on each other and the value of strong relationships.

Helen's personal interpretation of the Inukshuk is, "May your journey be safe". There are many types of Inukshuks that all vary in shape and size, just as there are so many types of people with diverse life challenges. Helen believes that the symbolism of the Inukshuk in regard to travel and journey fits with the challenges, choices and changes she has made in her own life. Thus, the Inukshuk seems to be a fitting symbol for mental health and personal wellbeing.

A Life's Journey Counselling & Art Therapy:

"Assisting you on your journey of discovery through life; enhancing your inner strength and achieving your greatest potential."

First Nations and Inuit peoples who hold a treaty number may qualify for counselling at no cost. As an approved mental health therapist with Indigenous Services Canada, Helen can provide therapy to assist you on your journey to discovery.

We have a dream inside ourselves,
A gift to us at birth,
To guide us and protect us,
On our journey on this earth.

We all have something special,
Each one of us unique,
You have to find the courage,
To find the peace you seek.

So dream your dream and live your dream,
Don't be afraid to try,
Just take your soul by the hand,
And let your spirit fly.

Maureen Weiner
Australian Poet
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