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How Often Do You Try to SAVE others?

How Often Do You Try to SAVE others?

Unhealthy caretaking, can sometimes be categorized as what I call, “saviour energy”. To be a saviour is…
What Is Your Personality Profile?  Find Out Here.

What Is Your Personality Profile? Find Out Here.

Interesting Fact: A healthy personality profile is positively related to the grandiosity aspect of narcissism and two…
Can A Narcissist Change Over Time? The Answer Will Surprise You.

Can A Narcissist Change Over Time? The Answer Will Surprise You.

Narcissism is a continuous personality trait— Shocking News: We are all at least a little bit narcissistic.…
A Link Between Emotional Regulation & Working Memory

A Link Between Emotional Regulation & Working Memory

Successful emotion regulation relies on cognitive control. Working memory is a system for temporarily storing and managing…
Suffering and Sadness: Necessary Ingredients for Joy

Suffering and Sadness: Necessary Ingredients for Joy

“The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living”, a book written by Bastian,…
Engage with Trauma and Grief in a Bold New Way

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…
Play Therapy: When Your Child Needs Support

Play Therapy: When Your Child Needs Support

Relationship First The relationship between client and therapist is the key indicator of successful outcomes within the…
The Death of a Parent: How to help your child

The Death of a Parent: How to help your child

The Death of a Parent: How to help your child When I was 20 years old, my…
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy: Supporting Individuals Experiencing Bereavement and Loss

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy: Supporting Individuals Experiencing Bereavement and Loss

Empirically-Based Method for supporting you through bereavement and loss. Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) is used with…
Depression: Get Effective Help Today

Depression: Get Effective Help Today

Recognizing Depression Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness, hopelessness and loss…
Struggle With Generalized Anxiety? ACT Is The Answer

Struggle With Generalized Anxiety? ACT Is The Answer

Evidence-Based Treatment For Generalized Anxiety Disorders   I support individuals experiencing generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress syndrome and…

ACT for Parents Raising Children With Autism

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy has been used as a successful intervention tool for parents raising children with…
Three Tools For Self-Regulation

Three Tools For Self-Regulation

  First off, What is Self-Regulation? Self regulation involves controlling one’s behaviour, emotions, and thoughts in the…
Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!

“Life is not a problem to be solved but rather an experiment to be lived. Let’s live…
Taking A Step Toward Yourself

Taking A Step Toward Yourself

“Walk to your centre. This is the only place that truly exists”. -shauna paynter We often talk…
Carrying A Burden That Is Not Yours

Carrying A Burden That Is Not Yours

  Here’s what I’ve learned about carrying heavy things.   Firstly, not all heavy things are mine…
THE INSIDIOUS NATURE OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE

THE INSIDIOUS NATURE OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE

Is staying in an abusive relationship in hopes of change a healthy choice? There are many reasons…
Prove Me Wrong: Hope Keeps You Alive

Prove Me Wrong: Hope Keeps You Alive

“Where there’s life, there’s hope”. We enter therapy because our hope in something we value is waning;…
On Becoming An Optimal Human Being

On Becoming An Optimal Human Being

“What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself”. Abraham Maslow Clients…