October 23, 2018

 photo credit - @djpulsemuscat

Being #proactive is something that I speak to in a majority of my #counselling sessions. So much of our #anxiety can be mitigated by being proactive as opposed to waiting and being reactive to the ‘what if’ questions that may come. Those ‘...

October 19, 2018

This can be challenging! I recall the first time I heard this sentiment, I was 26 years old and thought I had the world figured out.

I was in a meeting and a fellow was speaking and said, ‘just because something is easy, doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to do. And, s...

September 14, 2018

How to support someone who is suicidal. Learn what to say, what to ask and how the professionals approach a person who is having suicidal thoughts.

I am looking for coping skills…

This is something that I have heard quite often in my work with people when they tell me they are experiencing either symptoms of anxiety or depression. Truth is, there are almost as many ways to cope with these negative feelings as there...


In the current climate of #MeToo this video is very topical. It’s energizing to see men seeking to have conversations about this important and sometimes polarizing topic.

The importance of men using their privilege to support those that are affected by gender ineq...

Choosing a therapist can feel overwhelming and the need to research interventions and modalities to understand which one is best. Then, find a therapist using that modality who is someone you are comfortable to open up to  for an hour at a time to ‘get better.’

Imagine...

Mindfulness is not a new practice, but it has gained popularity in the last several years. The deliberate practice of mindfulness has become increasingly important as our lives shift away from being present in the moment to one where we are constantly, and consistently...

February 27, 2018

Therapy and Vulnerability: Why We Avoid Both and Why We Shouldn’t

Read Time – ~4 minutes

We spend time, energy, and money on our physical health, appearance, eating well, and our fitness, but when it comes to our mental well-being, why are we more reluctant? It is an int...

February 19, 2018

Working Differently with Men (Read Time – 2.5 minutes)

“Be a Man,” “Cowboy up,” “Grow a pair,” are all statements that we have heard in our lives. But what do they all really mean? Often there can be stigma to being who we wish to be for fear of being chastised. I grew...

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