Narcissism is a term that is often used in a casual way to refer to someone who is self-centered and challenging. Psychological experts tell you to minimize contact with someone who is narcissistic, but what do you do when that is not possible? What do you do when it is your sibling? What do you do … Read More
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What do people hope to gain (or lose) when they seek out therapy? That's a great question! Seeking psychotherapy and psychological counselling is a significant first step. The decision is usually based on wanting something different or better. It is hard work to look at yourself and your life, … Read More
Say all the things! What do I mean? Say all the things! When working with clients I use this phrase often, particularly when at a pivotal moment. When life is about to change in some way that is irrevocable and permanent. Be Your True Authentic Self There are times in one's life when you need to … Read More
I used to think that saying,"I'm so sorry for your loss" when someone died was the worst possible thing to say. It was like stating the obvious... as if I wouldn't be standing in a line at a funeral home if I wasn't sorry. Recently I have learned that some of the things said to people who are … Read More
The end of 2021 is quickly approaching and the holiday season is almost upon us. It is often useful to reflect on the year past and the year ahead. For some, making a New Year's resolution on December 31st is a tradition. For others, they do not bother as it is an experience which finds them … Read More