My mission statement is based on the verse "The life of the body is a heart at peace..." Proverbs 14:30. As a therapist, I sincerely believe that I am an important part in helping people gain complete wellness in their lives. I believe that mental health and physical health are foundationally linked. In an article by Canadian Mental Health Associates (https://ontario.cmha.ca/documents/connection-between-mentaland-physicalhealth), it states that "The World Health Organization (WHO) defines "health as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." It further states that "There is no health without mental health". In dictionary.com (http://www.dictionary.com/browse/wellness?s=t), wellness is defined as "