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.