A Link Between Emotional Regulation & Working Memory

Successful emotion regulation relies on cognitive control. Working memory is a system for temporarily storing and managing the information required to carry out complex cognitive tasks such as learning, reasoning, and comprehension. Memory span is the number of items, usually words or numbers, that a person can hold onto and...

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...

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...

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 depression using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). This empirically-proven method of intervention focuses on discovering and understanding your values. We then refine these down to your CORE values and it is from here...