Ruminating A Lot?

June 30th, 2024
In: Anxiety

Finding yourself ruminating? Thinking about people in a negative way? Or having critical thoughts about your own behaviour? Thinking on things is normal. But if you are ruminating for so much of the day that it is getting in the way of being able to complete daily tasks like focusing at work or school, exercising, parenting or putting time into your friendships or marriage then the ruminating might be worth treating.  

Surviving Narcissistic Abuse: Reclaiming Your Life and Healing

Navigating life after experiencing narcissistic abuse can be an incredibly challenging journey. For many survivors, having others believe their circumstances is crucial as they often question their own reality and are learning to trust themselves again.  Whether it was in a personal relationship, family dynamic, or even in a professional setting, the effects of narcissistic abuse can leave deep emotional scars. Understanding what narcissistic abuse is and how to heal from it is crucial for reclaiming your sense of self-worth and moving forward in a positive direction.  

5-MeO-DMT: Medicine for Humanity

Before becoming a medicine ceremonialist and just barely aware of the existence of 5-MeO-DMT, in a room with the view of a Costa Rican jungle I had my first experience with the sacrament. As a psychotherapist recently gone through a spiritual awakening, my worlds of psychology and spirituality are merging and 5-MeO-DMT has led to rapid shifts in my healing from undercovering repressed trauma to learning to open to states of ecstasy and oneness with the Infinite-Eternal-Divine in my daily life.

ADHD Counselling for Adults Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

June 22nd, 2024

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) presents unique challenges for adults, often manifesting in difficulties with attention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. While these core symptoms are typically managed through medication, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) offers an additional layer of support by addressing the broader life impairments caused by ADHD. Understanding Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Why Choose A Process Group For Therapy?

Being in pain, emotionally or relationally, is what draws many people to find a therapist. Currently, therapy is enjoying a cultural moment of popularity. You may have heard a version of “everyone needs therapy” or “therapy is for you if you have experienced childhood.” While mostly light-hearted, these prompts speak to those who notice pain in themselves and those around them. The Purpose Of A Process Group

Understanding Counselling for PTSD Using Trauma-Informed Stabilization Treatment (TIST)

June 8th, 2024
In: Anxiety

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating condition that affects many individuals who have experienced or witnessed traumatic events. While there are various therapeutic approaches to treat PTSD, Trauma-Informed Stabilization Treatment (TIST) offers a comprehensive method that integrates principles from multiple therapeutic models. Understanding how TIST works and its benefits can provide valuable insights for those seeking effective counselling for PTSD. What is PTSD?

The Key to Overcoming Life's Challenges

May 15th, 2024
In: Trauma

Difficult conditions! We all have seen in our life. You should know that for the problems and hardships that exist in all our lives, it is us who determine their good or bad fate. In fact, this power originates from within us and is defined by one of the important psychological characteristics called "resilience".   Understanding Resilience:   The skill of resilience and tolerance of hardship simply means how much we can repair ourselves after difficult situations and come back at least as strong as before.

Feeling Stuck or Not "In Love" in Your Romantic Relationship? Or, Having Frequent Arguments?

May 15th, 2024

Are you feeling stifled in your relationship? Not sure if you are in love anymore? Having an increased frequency of arguments? You might be in the stage of your relationship where you're negotiating your needs with your partner's needs.  Couples Experts Ellyn Bader and her partner Peter saw over 50, 000 couples in the United States and created the Developmental Model of Couple Relationships: A Positive Outlook on How Relationships Develop.

Navigating ADHD with Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy: A Holistic Approach to Healing

May 12th, 2024

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition characterized by challenges in attention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. While traditional treatments such as medication and behavioral therapy are commonly employed, an emerging approach gaining recognition for its effectiveness in addressing ADHD is Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy.

Why Early Life Relationships Influence Adulthood Attachment

It might seem like a stretch to think that experiences with your caregiver that happened as early as day one...or even hour one...of life, would influence how you might experience relationships as an adult. Those non-verbal cues like eye contact, your caregiver's tone, their presence (consistent or otherwise), whether they held you, hugged you, and so many other interactions all affected future relationship. That's not intended to sound ominous but more, to help you possibly understand how some of the strengths or maybe vulnerabilities within your relationships now, might be influenced.


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