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Relational Triumph

Phone: 204-334-4801 Fax: 204-338-9180 Email: contact@riverbendcounselling.ca
9 - 1110 Henderson Hwy Winnipeg, MB.  R2G 1L1

Life is complex, and so are people. Our job is to move through the layers, getting to the story within the stories and understand the meaning of the presenting problem in the context of these deeper matters. You need to be heard and accepted at the deepest levels so that together we are able to find ways to address the elements that matter. This is what helps move through to the other side so that health and purpose can flourish. Gerry Goertzen

Special Opportunity

Independent Living Supported Program
For 3 Male Adults

  • Fully Furnished Home
  • Counselling and other supports for personal and mental health needs
  • Located in North Kildonan, Winnipeg

For more information call 204-334-4801 or email contact@riverbendcounselling.ca


Searching for help when life becomes difficult can be overwhelming and add to the stress. There is a tremendous value in receiving help, but getting the right kind is crucial. For that reason, we offer counselling, coaching and workshops here in Manitoba.

The essence of Counselling/Therapy is to help resolve underlying issues of the past and present. When a person experiences healing from the aches and hardships of life, they are more prepared to forge ahead with renewed hope and ambition. If you want to address unresolved hurts, root causes of emotional/relational burdens or perhaps a clinical disorder, counselling is a place to start. Your counsellor will help develop a healing plan, offer clarity and give you tools for the journey. Your mental and relational health is worth the investment. Counselling is process oriented.

The essence of Life Coaching is to help with planning for the future, setting goals and attaining success by implementing the plan. If you want to focus on personal development, create an action plan and learn new skills for effective living, seeing a life coach is a great place to start. Your future development is waiting for you to act. Coaching is result oriented.

The staff at Riverbend Counselling & Wellness will assist you in the best way possible.


Highlights of Our Services


Child & Youth

Could your child/youth benefit from professional support that makes a difference?

Jean MacKinnon and Katrina Forget specialize in this field. Contact them at our office at 204-334-4801

Anger Management

We provide an ANGER MANAGEMENT COURSE that is recognized in Manitoba Courts, If you could benefit from this service, please call or email and we will help you address your issues and achieve the goal of moving beyond past regrets. See webpage for more info.

Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 (9am-4:30pm)
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 (9am-4:30pm)

To Register call Mark Westman 204-334-4801

Also offered on an individual basis, weekdays.

Sexual Concerns Therapy

Addressing your sexual concerns including anxiety, self-esteem, intimacy, pleasuring. Plus body functions, sexual identity, orgasm, erection, hyper or hypo desire, pornography, etc. Learn more about our specialist in this area, Susan Wenzel. Click here to see her her profile .

Life and Career Coaching

The essence of Life Coaching is to help with planning the future, setting goals and attaining success by implementing the plan.
Career Coaching - Time to look at a new Career? Need some help to oprepare for a job interview? Nervous about that job evaluation? Uncertain about post-secondary education or training?
Doris Neufeld will help you increase your self awareness, assess your skills, determine additional resources needed and help you make decisions that are right for you. Click here to see Doris' profile.

Domestic Violence Counselling

We offer Domestic Violence Counselling for legal/judicial purposes
At completion of Course, Client recieves a Certificate of Completion
and a Written Report

For more information see webpage

Court Related Assessments

We offer Court Related Assessment.

  • Forensic/Risk Assessments
  • Sentencing Reports
  • DUI, Assault, Domestic Violence and other court related matters requiring an expert witness willing to work collaboratively with your legal counsel
For more information Email us



One of our therapists has added Saturday appointments to her schedule.

See Katrina's profile here.


We have Books for Sale

Riverbend Counselling has Books and Workbooks for sale at our office. Various authors - Topics feature Life Challenges, Marriage, Emotional Intelligence, Grief, Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Boundaries, Relationships, Sex, Inspirational, Self Esteem, Assertiveness, Eating Disorders, Self-Injury, Trauma, etc.


Tips for coping with Holiday Stress
  • Be realistic about what you can and cannot do. Set feasible goals.
  • Make a list and prioritize the important activities.
  • Pace yourself. Don’t take on more than you can handle.
  • Let others share the responsibilities of holiday tasks.
  • Don’t put all your energy into one day or one event.
  • Live "in the moment" and enjoy the present.
  • Spend time with supportive and caring people.
  • Be kind to a clerk while shopping.
  • Try volunteering some of your time to help others.
  • Set a realistic budget. Keep track of your spending. Splurging now can lead to regret and anxiety later.
  • Limit alcohol consumption. Excessive drinking provokes feelings of depression and may cause other regrets.
  • Seek professional help, particularly if suffering from a life altering loss or destructive relational issues.
  • Remember the advice of your Doctor: get proper sleep, exercise and maintain healthy eating. Take your meds.
Gerry Goertzen © Tips for Coping with Holiday Stress
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Relational Triumph,
by Gerry Goertzen

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Phone: 204-334-4801 Fax: 204-338-9180 Email: contact@riverbendcounselling.ca
9 - 1110 Henderson Hwy Winnipeg, MB.  R2G 1L1

website: Beth Neufeld