The VK Wellness Initiative

The VK Wellness Initiative We offer programming to support positive change in personal and collective wellbeing supported by registered professionals Wellness planning, the VK way, involves a collaborative exploration of the many different aspects of your current, past, and future experiences.
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Our certified Wellness Guides walk with you using a specific template completed together in just 2 sessions supported by a registered clinical counselor. The process is designed to complete this process in a more efficient way than most thereupeutic experiences. This is because we believe the answers your best path to wellness already exists within you and to us current experience, you just need to know where to look! To learn more about this process please book an appointment or call for an initial consultation. Private Professional Support: Kara Fogwell - cofounder, offers clinical counselling support for clients of all ages and from all walks of life. She also offers professional case management support for those with dual diagnosis or specialized funding and programming that may require the organization and planning for allocation of services. Group Therapy and mindfulness programs offered. Please note, this is a public website - what you post on here can be seen by anyone. If you would like to speak to us confidentially, please email us securely at [email protected] or visit our website www.vkwellness.ca

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Need to de-stress? This is your gal - Marie Houle. I'm Feeling spoiled that we have this gem on our team! 🙌 💆🏻‍♀️ 🌸.   #...
05/05/2021

Need to de-stress? This is your gal - Marie Houle. I'm Feeling spoiled that we have this gem on our team! 🙌 💆🏻‍♀️ 🌸. #massage #stressrelief #sporttherapy #deeptissuemassage

VK Team Vanessa Maureen Tarra Tipton Kara Joy Äahn Hoang

Need to de-stress? This is your gal - Marie Houle. I'm Feeling spoiled that we have this gem on our team! 🙌 💆🏻‍♀️ 🌸. #massage #stressrelief #sporttherapy #deeptissuemassage

VK Team Vanessa Maureen Tarra Tipton Kara Joy Äahn Hoang

Wowzers, what a VK score we have here! Angela is joining our team as a Conflict Resolution Specialist. What an incredibl...
05/01/2021

Wowzers, what a VK score we have here! Angela is joining our team as a Conflict Resolution Specialist. What an incredible team we have, serving Powell River and beyond!

Wowzers, what a VK score we have here! Angela is joining our team as a Conflict Resolution Specialist. What an incredible team we have, serving Powell River and beyond!

I’m so excited to start this group next week. If you are looking for an opportunity to experience some personal growth a...
04/28/2021

I’m so excited to start this group next week. If you are looking for an opportunity to experience some personal growth and change please register to join. Starts next Thursday!

I’m so excited to start this group next week. If you are looking for an opportunity to experience some personal growth and change please register to join. Starts next Thursday!

Welcome to the VK team, Tarra! You bring a wealth of expertise and experience. We are so excited you have join our growi...
04/26/2021

Welcome to the VK team, Tarra! You bring a wealth of expertise and experience. We are so excited you have join our growing team.! 🙌 #socialworker #behavioursupport

Welcome to the VK team, Tarra! You bring a wealth of expertise and experience. We are so excited you have join our growing team.! 🙌 #socialworker #behavioursupport

#vkwellnesswednesday
04/14/2021

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We are now offering our wellness planning to youth. Our Youth Wellness Planning is a way to engage youth in creating the...
04/07/2021

We are now offering our wellness planning to youth. Our Youth Wellness Planning is a way to engage youth in creating the change they want in their lives. Call 604-578-8135 or email [email protected] today to book an orientation session. Orientation is free if you decide NOT to move forward with the program. May you be well😁

Offering another lovely mindfulness support group for 11-12 year olds starting virtually April 21st. 👏 Register at vkwel...
03/31/2021

Offering another lovely mindfulness support group for 11-12 year olds starting virtually April 21st. 👏 Register at vkwellness.Janeapp.com . #mindfulness #youth #vkwellnesswednesday

Happy spring everyone!Dandelions bring allergies, but also endless wishes! Looooove my VK Wellness clothing! 🙌   @brothe...
03/31/2021

Happy spring everyone!Dandelions bring allergies, but also endless wishes! Looooove my VK Wellness clothing! 🙌 @brotherxgeorge #neverstopmakingwishes #vkwellnessbrand

#vkwellnesswednesday
03/31/2021

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Depression relapse prevention through the power of mindfulness. Register today Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapyhttps:...
03/29/2021

Depression relapse prevention through the power of mindfulness. Register today Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
https://vkwellness.janeapp.com/
#vkmindfulnessmondays

Read here about the interconnectivity of your wellness experience, and what you can do to make significant changes to yo...
03/24/2021
The VK Wellness Model (An interconnected model of wellness) - VK Wellness Initiative

Read here about the interconnectivity of your wellness experience, and what you can do to make significant changes to your overall wellness.

I like to think of wellness as a system with many different parts all functioning together and influencing each other. Wellness can be divided into different areas of your personal world and the different things that impact your wellness from outside yourself. The diagram below represents our wellne...

https://vkwellness.ca/the-vk-wellness-model-an-interconnected-model-of-wellness/New Blog post about our VK Wellness Mode...
03/24/2021
The VK Wellness Model (An interconnected model of wellness) - VK Wellness Initiative

https://vkwellness.ca/the-vk-wellness-model-an-interconnected-model-of-wellness/
New Blog post about our VK Wellness Model. Take a read and learn a little more about the interconnectedness of your wellness experience.
#vkwellnesswednesday

I like to think of wellness as a system with many different parts all functioning together and influencing each other. Wellness can be divided into different areas of your personal world and the different things that impact your wellness from outside yourself. The diagram below represents our wellne...

MBCT works by training the mind to think in the present rather than in worry or rumination about the past or future. We ...
03/22/2021

MBCT works by training the mind to think in the present rather than in worry or rumination about the past or future. We are very excited to be able to offer this starting this May. To register go to https://vkwellness.janeapp.com/#/group-programs
For more info email [email protected] or call 604-578-8135.
#vkwellnessmindfulnessmonday

Co-regulation is key for emotionally resilient living. Watch for our new Raising Emotionally Resilient Kids parenting co...
03/19/2021

Co-regulation is key for emotionally resilient living. Watch for our new Raising Emotionally Resilient Kids parenting course coming this September.
#vkwellnessfeelingsfridays

VK WELLNESS CLOTHING IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASETo order send us a dm on Facebook or Instagram, or email info@vkwellness.c...
03/15/2021

VK WELLNESS CLOTHING IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
To order send us a dm on Facebook or Instagram, or email [email protected] with the following information:
1. Your name and email/phone number
2. Style number
3. Colour
4. Size
5. Design
6. Design colour

Tshirts BC3001: $30
Long sleeve N9000: $42
Hoodie N9300: $55
Hoodie G18500: $50

Change is what we do at The VK Wellness Initiative. One of my favourites, C.S Lewis said it so well in this quote.#vkwel...
03/03/2021

Change is what we do at The VK Wellness Initiative. One of my favourites, C.S Lewis said it so well in this quote.

#vkwellnesswednesday

Welcome to the team, Sean Byrne, Registered Social Worker! 👏 🤗 What a brilliant addition to The VK Wellness Initiative! ...
02/27/2021

Welcome to the team, Sean Byrne, Registered Social Worker! 👏 🤗 What a brilliant addition to The VK Wellness Initiative! 🙏 #socialworkerlife #rsw #growingteam #wellnessplanner

This is fantastic! Rest and reset. Mindfulness retreat at Coast Fitness - with our very own Kara Joy Fogwell as a facili...
02/27/2021

This is fantastic! Rest and reset. Mindfulness retreat at Coast Fitness - with our very own Kara Joy Fogwell as a facilitator 🙌💜

#wellnessplanning #retreat #selfcare #springbreak

#vkwellnesswednesday
02/24/2021

#vkwellnesswednesday

Our Mindfulness-Based Cogintive Therapy group is an 8-week series of 2 hour sessions. Covered by most insurance plans! I...
02/23/2021

Our Mindfulness-Based Cogintive Therapy group is an 8-week series of 2 hour sessions. Covered by most insurance plans! [email protected] to register

Starting next Tuesday. Don't miss out. Participants outside of Powell River are welcome. PIE students can be funded upon...
02/12/2021

Starting next Tuesday. Don't miss out. Participants outside of Powell River are welcome. PIE students can be funded upon approval from their teacher.
Looking forward to seeing all of you there.

You don’t need to be a writer to join this Therapeutic writing group starting February 9th. Writing therapy can help you...
01/29/2021

You don’t need to be a writer to join this Therapeutic writing group starting February 9th. Writing therapy can help you to propel your personal growth, practice creative expression, and feel a sense of empowerment and control over the your life (Center for Journal Therapy, n.d.). @vkwellnessinitiative #writingtherapy #knowthyself #journaltherapy

PIE STUDENTS. This program has been approved to use your RESOURCE FUNDING with or if your child has an IEP they can use ...
01/27/2021

PIE STUDENTS. This program has been approved to use your RESOURCE FUNDING with or if your child has an IEP they can use this funding.
Register here
https://vkwellness.janeapp.com

PIE STUDENTS can use their RESOURCE FUNDS to pay for this. Let your teacher know and they can help you with the process....
01/27/2021

PIE STUDENTS can use their RESOURCE FUNDS to pay for this. Let your teacher know and they can help you with the process. For more info call 604-578-8135.
To register please go to this link and register for one of the sessions.
So excited to be bringing this program to you all.
https://vkwellness.janeapp.com

#vkwellness #vkwellnesswednesday
01/13/2021

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The VK Wellness Initiative has incredible online group programs coming up for parents, youth, or anyone experiencing dep...
01/04/2021

The VK Wellness Initiative has incredible online group programs coming up for parents, youth, or anyone experiencing depression, anxiety, sleep troubles, chronic pain, stress, etc. Programs include Cognitive Based Therapy, Mindfulness for Parents, Mindfulness For Youth, Calm and Cool for kids, Mindfulness for Sleep, Therapeutic Writing, Mindful Walking.... and more!!! Inquire about funding options! Check out www.vkwellness.ca for event info or email [email protected] to register today! Looking forward to hearing from you! 💚

.#counseling #grouptherapy #mindfulness #cognitivebasedtherapy #youth #anxiety #depression #chronicpain #sleepdisorder #stess #therapeuticwriting

The father of stress science research, the man who coined the term “stress,” Dr. Hans Selye, once said, “It’s not stress...
01/03/2021
What about Stress

The father of stress science research, the man who coined the term “stress,” Dr. Hans Selye, once said, “It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” Being able to clear your head can make you healthier, quiet your pain, and help you to manage your life. There is a gentle way to let go and find some healing stillness.

What about Stress? By James N. Dillard, M.D. Shelli sat across from me, gripping her purse, fists with white knuckles. Her burning leg pain was better, but it was still keeping her from sleeping. “…

Reading A Charlie Brown Christmas book - holiday rates available 😂
01/01/2021

Reading A Charlie Brown Christmas book - holiday rates available 😂

"each moment is truLy an opportunity for growth, an OCCASION to be true to oneself, a potential branch point leading to ...
12/30/2020

"each moment is truLy an opportunity for growth, an OCCASION to be true to oneself, a potential branch point leading to a number of INFINITE POSSIBLE next moments depending on how this one is seen and held" . . #vkwellnesswednesday #livewithintention #opportunityforgrowth #counselling #counseling

🙌 We are soooo excited to share this news with you - our new office space including a group therapy/meditation studio! 🧘...
12/28/2020

🙌 We are soooo excited to share this news with you - our new office space including a group therapy/meditation studio! 🧘🏻‍♂️ Serving the beautiful community of Powell River 🏔. Stay tuned for more updates soon! 🙏 ☮️ 💚 @powellriverbc #counsellingoffice #meditationstudio #femaleentrepreneurs

Thank you everyone for your support during our first few months of opening. What an adventure it’s been! We are so thank...
12/28/2020

Thank you everyone for your support during our first few months of opening. What an adventure it’s been! We are so thankful to be on this journey with all of you. Thank you! 🙏 Wishing you and your families a loving, healthy, and peaceful holiday. With gratitude, Vanessa and Kara ❤️

Kids and I made these yummy cookies today. They r gobbling them up. We are fortunate to use our hazelnut trees for the f...
12/24/2020
Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookie Recipe

Kids and I made these yummy cookies today. They r gobbling them up. We are fortunate to use our hazelnut trees for the flour, but store bought hazelnut meal has all the health benefits too! These are Refined sugar free and Gluten free. Comment below if you try them!

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http://www.nourishingmeals.com/2011/12/gluten-free-gingerbread-cut-out-cookie.html

Or shall I call them Gingerbread Hazelnut Cookies since they are made primarily with hazelnut flour? Our children have so much fun cuttin...

#vkmindfulnessmonday #mentalhealth #mindfulness #youarenotalone
12/21/2020

#vkmindfulnessmonday #mentalhealth #mindfulness #youarenotalone

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