When Anger Becomes Hurtful: An Exploration of Healthy Anger and Unresolved Anger

There's a common misconception that anger is bad. Actually, anger is just an emotion—like happiness or sadness. Contrary to what our culture might preach, there's nothing wrong with feeling angry. It's even acceptable to express anger, as long as the individual remains in control of his or her behaviour. However, some people experience a different [...]

By | 2017-11-08T22:13:36+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Anger Management|Comments Off on When Anger Becomes Hurtful: An Exploration of Healthy Anger and Unresolved Anger

Men’s Issues: “Manning up” Can Lead to Stressing Out

Men's Issues: "Manning up" Can Lead to Stressing Out Men traditionally take pride extremely seriously.  Historically, this behavior has been beneficial in many ways but, unfortunately, it can sometimes also be harmful. Whatever you call it -- saving face, manning up, protecting your honor, retaining prestige or just being proud, there are instances when making this a first priority [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:40:38+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Self-Care Strategies, Stress|Comments Off on Men’s Issues: “Manning up” Can Lead to Stressing Out

3 Things You Need to Know Before You Try EMDR Therapy

EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a therapeutic strategy that has been very successful in helping people who struggle with anxiety and other emotional disturbances and it is the approach that I specialize in. In my opinion, EMDR Therapy is the closest thing to a magic wand that I have found in counselling. [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:42:40+00:00 December 4th, 2014|Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Grief and Loss, Stress, Trauma|Comments Off on 3 Things You Need to Know Before You Try EMDR Therapy

Use Your Container to Manage Memories and Emotions

The ‘Container’ is a common tool used across many different types of counselling modalities. To some, the concept of the container might not sound very useful, but when practiced and developed, it does wonders for helping set emotions, upsetting thoughts, or memories aside when it is not a good time to be aware of them. [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:44:09+00:00 September 10th, 2013|Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Self-Care Strategies, Trauma|Comments Off on Use Your Container to Manage Memories and Emotions

Men Benefit From Therapy Too

Everyone has problems they have to face. Sometimes it will seem like a better idea to face them alone. This is not always going to be the best way to handle things. Typically, in our society, men are not allowed to show signs of weakness or to admit they are having problems. As a man, [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:10+00:00 May 21st, 2013|About Counselling, Addictions, Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Grief and Loss, Men's Issues, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Stress, Trauma|Comments Off on Men Benefit From Therapy Too

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