Wellness Empowered was founded in October 2019 as a counselling private practice by Shayla S. Dube and incorporated as Langa Wellness Empowered Community Services Inc in October 2020. Shayla currently holds a Bachelors and Masters in Social Work from York University and she is currently licensed to practise in the provinces of Alberta, Ontario, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. The long term vision is to offer Canada wide and international service provider. Langa is a Ndebele/ Zulu word that means Sun and we believe everyone needs sunlight and our mission is to inspire you find your light within. Our community wellness services are hope, heart and healing centred.
Underpinning our core values is the commitment to social justice that examines and challenges the status quo using anti oppressive practise and person - centred and decolonizing lens. We believe it takes a village to build thriving communities, as such we welcome partnerships with like minded businesses and community stakeholders that share the same vision as us. We believe there is ample sun for everyone and; “as long as the sun rises, there is HOPE”
Working together to facilitate healing, improve the optimum wellness, well-being and prosperity of children, youth and families of the communities we compassionately serve.
A hopeful, happily healthy and Wellness Empowered people who value and prioritize their mental health in a community where seeking needed supports is normalized, accepted and glorified as strides of strength and courage.
We believe everyone has light within and it is our sole purpose to uphold humanity; walking in love, kindness and compassion with everyone we work with so that they can unravel the stumbling blocks that are preventing them from living wholesome lives and start flourishing.
✅ Normalize and de-stigmatize accessing mental health supports.
✅ Prevent burnout, promote self-care and resilience.
✅ Promote work-life balance.
✅Promote healing and healthy love.
✅ Promote school- home- social life balance for children and youth.
✅ Enhance the psychological health and promote emotional well-being
✅ Building healthy communities where everyone is included and valued.
We are a people first and community centred organization that strongly believes it takes a village to build happily healthy communities, hence we are work in collaboration with our clients and partner with other professionals in order to promote community and intergenerational healing.
We strive for equality, equity and inclusion for all. If we aren’t the right fit or experts in what you are seeking, we will still stand with you and still treat you with dignity as we strive ton connect you with the right services.
We embody kindness at all levels of our work, from the first phone call or email all the way to the termination and/ continuation of services.
We are grounded in love and anchored in spirituality, which allow us to non- judgementally bear witness to your story and provide psychological safety with utmost respect, understanding and unconditional acceptance .
We believe all voices deserve to be empathetically heard and all stories are sacred; hence we pledge to respect and honour your lived experience with compassion and no judgement.
We conduct all aspects of our work with transparency, honesty and truthfulness; always acting in the best interest of the clients and abiding by all the ethical standards and Code of Conduct put forth by ACSW, OCSWSSW and ASWNC.
We are committed to collective grief and community healing, which propel community success. We approach this soul centred work not as experts; but as space holders who are eager to learn from those we work with as we share our expertise.
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