Have you ever stopped to think about the type of person you are or the type of person you want to be? If you haven’t, here are seven reasons why you should. 1. To know yourself better. Some people go through life never reflecting on the type of person they are. We get so many… Continue reading What Kind of a Person Are You?
In light of the recent Humboldt Broncos tragedy, where 16 people died in a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan, with 13 others seriously injured, I felt it was important to write about grief and loss. When faced with a tragedy, we often feel helpless to comfort those in need or we may struggle to understand… Continue reading Healing Support for Grief and Loss
I was getting ready to leave my house this morning to go see a client, when I heard this noise coming from my basement. I stopped to listen and when I heard it again I thought it was coming from the pipes or my water heater. I’ve had a water heater crack and flood my… Continue reading Messages From Spirit
It’s almost the end of January and I am curious as to whether or not you’ve given up or stopped engaging in your New Year’s Resolutions. If you have, you’re not alone. Only 8% of people are successful at achieving their intended goals. There’s a reason for this and it’s not a lack of dedication… Continue reading Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail and How to Make Meaningful, Soul-Based Goals or Intentions
Increase your positive thinking and raise your happiness.
When I see a new client, one of the questions I ask is: “If we were to work together for a period of time, how would you be different at the end?” or “What are you hoping to get from therapy?” Invariably, the answer is: “I want to be happy.” In terms of its intent,… Continue reading Seeking Happiness: Part 1
What Will it be Like Working With Me? I am pretty easy going and down-to-earth. I am not going to be wearing high-power suits. I wear little to no make-up. I dress casual, but professional. You, however, get to wear whatever you normally wear. I want you to feel like yourself – no pretense. My… Continue reading Finding a Therapist That’s Right For You: Part 3
What to Look for in a Therapist It is important that you get exactly what you need from a therapist. This is your journey, your healing, your time, your money, your effort. I want to make sure you choose the right therapist for you. As such, there are some things you need to think about… Continue reading Finding a Therapist That’s Right For You: Part 2
My Unfavorable Experiences With Therapists I was recently talking to my current therapist about my unpleasant experiences with other therapists. It was surprising to me to remember these experiences. Even more surprising is the fact I actually chose to become a therapist myself, considering these unfortunate experiences. The first therapist I saw was when I… Continue reading Finding a Therapist That’s Right For You: Part 1
Understand how EMDR works and who would benefit from this type of treatment.