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How trauma changes us

Trauma has the capacity to change you. Most of us have experienced a trauma that has reshaped us in some way. Anything that causes us extreme distress, emotionally and psychologically, is trauma. Trauma has a lot to do with loss. … Continue reading

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Five things my clients taught me

I feel like I have the best job in the world. I get to help people. They tell me their secrets, they trust me. I have access into the human mind. After doing this for 10 years now, I’ve learned … Continue reading

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Are you staying married for the wrong reasons?

One of the things I notice with people who come into therapy is that many people often stay in an unhappy marriage out of fear of judgment. They fear the label of divorce, and what the people in their lives … Continue reading

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How to be more empathetic

Successful couples are empathic towards each other. Empathy is the ability to understand another person’s emotions from their perspective – what people often call “putting yourself in someone else’s shoes.” It’s different than sympathy, because empathy is more about understanding … Continue reading

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3 things you need to know to be calmer

All of us move through our day-to-day lives with some level of worry. Most people have very busy, fast-paced lives and it can be difficult to let go of the sense of urgency. We are constantly rushing through life, trying … Continue reading

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The secret relationship killer

People who feel bitter and emotionally trapped in their relationship often share one common trait: they choose not to communicate with their partner. Self-expression can make us feel vulnerable and uncomfortable, which is why we can feel anxious about sharing … Continue reading

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Does your teen have an attitude problem or are they depressed?

In my experience as a psychotherapist working with adolescents who suffer from depression, I’ve noticed that parents usually don’t identify their teen as depressed. Parents will often come into therapy and say they have a child who is defiant and has … Continue reading

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7 benefits of marriage counselling

Marriage counselling can be a very powerful way to forgive, heal and reconnect with your partner. Drawn from my experience as a couples therapist, here are 7 benefits of marriage counselling: 1. You get unstuck. Marriage counselling invites you to step … Continue reading

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5 tips to forgive a cheater

Forgiveness is often about letting go of resentment. Genuine forgiveness requires the effort of both people in the relationship, as well as time to heal. If you’ve experienced infidelity in your relationship, here are five tips to help you forgive … Continue reading

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6 reasons to see a therapist

If you feel unhappy and stuck in your life, it’s time for change. The benefit of therapy is that it helps you stop being on autopilot, tune into your life and get clear on the things that are holding you … Continue reading

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