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eZine #56: Spring Cleaning of the Soul

Spring is right around the corner and with it comes the urge for new beginnings and “spring cleaning”—dealing with the clutter in our homes after a long winter. But what about cleaning up the clutter in our lives and doing some spring cleaning of the soul? This month we take a deeper look at our “baggage” and how it impacts our relationships and mental health. Learn a step-by-step approach for how to bravely face your baggage and gain freedom from it. We also take a deeper look at the impact of depression on our lives and relationships. Learn how to cope if your spouse is experiencing mental health challenges and how to kickstart your own recovery from depression.

Read full feature article here: Spring Cleaning of the Soul 

March Article: Kickstarting Your Recovery from Depression

If you are experiencing depression, there is hope! The most powerful plan for the treatment of depression focuses on more than one method but there are things you can do today to get the process started. Learn 5 basic and extremely powerful strategies to help you kickstart your recovery from depression. Read now…

March Podcast: Podcast 112—Facing Depression in a Life and Marriage

This podcast helps individuals and couples facing the difficult and challenging effects of one spouse facing depression. How can you help your spouse? How is your relationship suffering? What to understand and what to do. Listen now…

Care Centre Corner: Meet Counsellor, Rachelle Siemens

Rachelle is delighted to be part of the DFR Care Centre team. She has worked in the Mental Health and Addictions field for the past 10 years with individuals, couples, first responders and youth, also leading therapy groups and workshops.

She helps her clients move through their struggles, find deeper, more meaningful connections with others, and live more satisfying lives. She is drawn to a deeper spiritual life and faith experience that shapes her worldview and fuels her counselling process with great care and compassion. To inquire about counselling and learn more about Rachelle, visit her profile HERE

**NOTE: If you, your marriage or family is in crisis, seek creditable support right away. Our DFR Care Centre has a team of counsellors ready to help. We can counsel you in person if you are in the Fraser Valley, or via phone or video conferencing if you live farther away.

To inquire about counselling or book an appointment, please fill out our Counselling Request Form. You can also call our DFR message centre and leave your request at: 604-556-1116 or email us at

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