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Motivational Speaking

As of fall 2016, Monique has teamed up with 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist, 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist and 2016 Assistant Chef-du-Mission, Carol Huynh. Carol currently serves as the Next Generation Coach with Canada Wrestling. She holds a Masters degree in counselling psychology. Together, Monique and Carol have put together a dynamic motivational speaking presentation targeted towards […]

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Motivational Speaking

Calgary Motivational Speaking Prusik Youth Counselling and Mentorship Services is excited to offer Motivational Speaking Services in Calgary and across Canada. Starting in January 2013, Prusik therapist, Monique Smith, is teaming up with 2012 Olympian (wrestling), Leah Callahan (Callahanleah.com), to bring a dynamic presentation targeted towards youth (with the option of catering the presentation to […]

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Be A Dreamer! The Dream Map Project

In my counselling practice, I often teach clients the difference between dreams and goals. Goals are SPECIFIC, MEASURABLE, ATTAINABLE, REALISTIC, and TIMELY (SMART). Dreams, on the other-hand, are those really cool ideals that we have. Sometimes our dreams come true; Sometimes they don’t. I say, never stop dreaming, just make sure that you have some […]

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Fort McMurray Child and Youth Counsellor

Do you live in Fort McMurray and are looking for counselling services for your child, youth or child ages 5-24 and find yourself on a long waiting list to see a counsellor that specializes in child or youth counselling? Prusik Youth Counselling and Mentorship Services will be in Fort McMurray June 3-7th and will be providing […]

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“MOM I HATE YOU!” The Limbic System: Part I

Is this something that happens in your house? Has your child ever done something or said something in a fit of anger? What about you?! The fact is, most of us, young or old, have said something or done something that we regret while in a fit of anger. The reason behind this reaction is […]

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Monique Smith’s Radio Interview with Shine FM

Listen to Monique’s Radio Interview with Calgary’s Shine FM about Prusik’s Therapeutic Summer Camp. Apply online! This week (April 30th- May 4th), Calgary’s Shine FM is giving away a spot to Prusik’s Therapeutic Summer Camp: http://www.cjsi.ca/contests/camp/ If your youth doesn’t win a free spot, Prusik has worked hard to make camp affordable by off-setting the […]

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Prusik Summer Camp Video

Check out Prusik’s Summer Camp Youth Video and apply online! Prusik’s Summer Camp is for 14-18 year olds who will benefit from one-on-one and group therapy set in a wilderness environment. Each day will involve hiking and learning new wilderness skills such as building shelters, fires, bear lines and cooking over a campfire. These activities […]

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Lessons from Climbing

I went ice-climbing today and lead my hardest ice-climbing route to date. At one point I looked at the ice ledge right in front of me, the last clip below me, and the one screw left with a few more meters to go… I took a deep breath, climbed a few more steps, placed my […]

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WILDERNESS THERAPY CAMP

Prusik is excited to announce SUMMER CAMP: A FOUR DAY WILDERNESS THERAPY PROGRAM in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta. Do you know of a youth who would benefit from this program? Read on to learn more about wilderness therapy and how it works: Philosophers have long understood the importance of learning through doing. Aristotle said, “For […]

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