Suffering and Sadness: Necessary Ingredients for Joy

"The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living", a book written by Bastian, suggests that suffering and sadness are necessary ingredients for happiness. He notes that “the most thrilling moments in our lives are often balanced on a knife edge between pleasure and pain". Our addiction...

Engage with Trauma and Grief in a Bold New Way

Engage with Trauma and Grief in a Bold New Way Expressive writing is a revolutionary act. It can be done anywhere, takes less time than a cup of coffee, it’s free, and, best of all, scientifically proven to improve how we process issues that compromise one’s quality of life. Expressive...

Play Therapy: When Your Child Needs Support

Relationship First The relationship between client and therapist is the key indicator of successful outcomes within the therapeutic process. This is no different when it comes to working with children or adolescents. Relationship always comes first. Look for a therapist that has experience working with children and adolescents. Does this...