Category Archives: trauma
Below is a great link to a thought-provoking piece on getting older and wiser and, in particular how your self-esteem tends to grow naturally through this experience. I have found that getting older, a.k.a., having more life experience/learning, has led … Continue reading
Client Letters: How can I support my niece with her eating disorder and drug use when it is so painful to see?
The letter below has had the names and other identifying information changed to protect the individuals involved. Dawn, I’m having this struggle and thought I might ask you for a bit of guidance if you don’t mind. With the passing … Continue reading
Below is a worksheet written by Michelle Morand from the Cedric Centre for Counselling that I think might interest anyone who wants to know how to Free Yourself From Food Stress: How to know what, when, and how much to eat. Its … Continue reading
I have decided to post this video of how to teach your dog to come because, in so many ways, I feel like the behavioural psychology of training a dog exemplifies how we, as human beings, can make changes in … Continue reading
In Victoria BC where I have my private practice we have hundreds of counsellors who advertise a specialty in eating disorders. There is a great demand for support in this area. One of the more interesting phenomena that I observe … Continue reading
Eating Disorders 1) Who is at Risk? Recently I was asked who I find are the most common people to experience eating disorders. In my practice I see people from all walks of life that are experiencing a dysfunctional focus … Continue reading
My sister sent me this link today… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7X7sZzSXYs&feature=youtu.be (4 and a half mins long) and it really resonated with me.It is a video poem created by Andrea Dorfman that talks about getting more comfortable with being alone. Its worth watching more … Continue reading
Depression and anxiety can haunt any of us but learning new life skills can permanently help you move through difficult life situations in a healthy way as quickly as possible. Do not let lack a of knowledge and awareness hold … Continue reading
I am starting a blog today to offer information and advice from one human being to another. In my work I find that my clients are the experts on their lives and I am the expert on helping them get … Continue reading
In my reading and in my practice as a counsellor in Victoria, BC I often come across articles, readings, events and stories which I think are worth sharing. This is where I can bring worthwhile information to people’s attention.