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

Trauma Explained – What Does It Mean to Have Unresolved Memories?

Trauma is word that is used quite loosely in our language today. One often refers to themselves as having been "traumatized". This is often true, unfortunately, so I thought I would take some time to help people understand what this really means and why it is so difficult to heal some of the experiences you [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:43:57+00:00 February 15th, 2014|Educational, Trauma|Comments Off on Trauma Explained – What Does It Mean to Have Unresolved Memories?

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

Self-help Won’t Heal Trauma

I am sorry to have to break the news to you but self-help books will not be able to help you with the processing of traumatic events. It is important that you find a capable therapist or some other type of person to work with to aid you in the trauma resolution work required. Trauma [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:44:54+00:00 July 18th, 2013|About Counselling, Trauma|Comments Off on Self-help Won’t Heal Trauma

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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