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July 4, 2018

The crucial starting point is to acknowledge that you survived.

Survival can often come with a price though, as we may continue to be affected by the legacy of the trauma, meaning what it has left behind.

What is Trauma?

For a long time clinicians applied the word trauma...

June 4, 2018

Talking about sex is often a daunting prospect. Quite often, even when communication between partners is strong, talking about sex can prove harder than other subjects.

However, as a therapist my aim is to help you feel comfortable, so you can talk about your sexuality...

May 1, 2018

Eating Disorders are complex problems affecting more and more people in our contemporary societies. They include anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and other feeding or eating disorders.

People struggling with an eating disorder often experience a great deal of distress a...

October 16, 2017

Self-Care and Burnout

The decision to look after your self, identify and then provide what you need is what is referred to as Self-Care. My feeling is that a lot of people (including myself) struggle with self-care especially during times of stress.

It is during times of...

July 13, 2017

Whether as a child you spent your summers by the beach or at camp, as a season, it is usually associated with sunshine, being outdoors, and just having a good time.  Childhood summers were the epitome of carefree living.

We do not usually think of summer as a time of sa...

May 1, 2017

We often hear that communication is the key to long lasting and happy relationships. What specifically does good communication mean though? How do we communicate during conflict? Are there signs that a relationship is doomed?

At the peak of my intrigue about how relatio...

April 10, 2017

At my very core I am an existentialist, which often means that I am perceived by those around me as dark and cynical when I take it for granted that suffering is an inherent part of living.  However, what being an existentialist really means to me is that ultimately I...

March 7, 2017

We’ve all read the lists!  Telling us that if we just value ourselves enough, things will be okay; the Internet and self-help books are ripe with checklists to help us nail that ever-elusive confidence that we so crave. 

We are advised to know ourselves, to write o...

October 8, 2015

 

Before you begin your personal therapy take the time to understand the process a bit better. Finding the right therapist for you might not happen right away so read further to find out what therapists should and shouldn't do. 

 

 

 

 

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