November is here and the mall is alive with the sound of Christmas carols. Every year most of us hit the mall in search of the perfect present sooner or later. It can be quite stressful to find the perfect gift for one person let alone for all of our family members and friends. When we look around … Read More
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Self-soothing is a term often used in a therapist's office. Most people are unsure what the term self-soothing means and why skills in this area are needed. Self-soothing is a necessary coping skill in today's stressful world. Self-soothing is an individual's ability to calm themselves before, … Read More
The term narcissist is tossed around in popular culture on a regular basis. When you look around at the people in your life do you wonder about narcissism and what to do about it? There are some obvious signs that you are involved with a narcissist. Below are some qualities of this … Read More
Many individuals come to therapy with an unclear vision of what they need or want to get from their sessions. They cannot define the issue, but can talk about a feeling. This feeling is often anxiety and comes in many shapes and sizes. Anxiety can come in the shape of full blown panic attacks to … Read More
Childhood abuse is more prevalent than most people realize. A study published in 2014 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found 32% of Canadians had experienced physical abuse, sexual abuse or exposure to intimate partner violence when they were young. These experiences were also found to … Read More