Three days of intensive therapy versus months to years of working on issues. For some people a short term intensive is the ideal therapy plan.
Childhood and its influence on Adult Alcohol Consumption
This study showed that people who scored 4 or more on the ACE questionnaire were seven times as likely to become addicted to alcohol.
Processing Memories with EMDR
In this process I came to fully understand that my memories and beliefs were not only thoughts or images but also emotions and bodily sensations and that all of these needed to be processed in order for true change and healing to happen.
7 Steps to Emotionally Safer Sex
Emotional safety in a sexual relationship is the best way to ensure a good sexual experience for everyone. Check out the ways to improve your sex life.
How Men Can Care for their own Mental Health
Men learn that emotions, and emotional connection are, at best, distractions (unless they are a means to money or sex) and, at worse, anathema to true masculinity.
A Quick Guide to Setting Boundaries with Your Family of Origin
When family members behave in ways that are abusive or unsafe, many of us respond with our childhood responses, fight, flight or freeze.
Healing Attachment Wounds – Telling the Story
Stories can heal. Stories can hurt. We get to make our own meaning out of our stories. Last June, a Netflix Comedy special went viral. "Nanette" by Hannah Gadsby started out as a classic stand up special with lots of jokes, and lots of self deprecation. Then the tone started to shift. It began to … Continue reading Healing Attachment Wounds – Telling the Story
“Liar, Cheat, Racist…” – 7 Ways Labelling People, not Behaviour, does more Harm than Good
If George could let go of the idea that he is a terrible person and, instead, focus on taking responsibility for his actions, he might have a chance of making things right.
16+ Things Counselling Can Help You With
People come to counseling for all kinds of reasons. There is no wrong reason to talk to a counsellor, here are some issues that counselling can be particularly helpful with.
The 3 Types of Non Physical Abuse
This post is meant to help you identify the various types of non-physical abuse, which include verbal abuse, emotional abuse and psychological abuse. Once identified you should be better able to know where to set boundaries in terms of expecting respect from others.