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Diversity

April 30, 2020

In Canada, as in any country, we live in a layered and complex society, in which the groups and classes who hold power also tend…

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Finding a Therapist

April 21, 2020

This is your guide to finding and choosing a therapist Looking for a therapist is a big step. It takes courage and it helps to…

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The Counselling Relationship

March 26, 2020

Over the decades since therapy took a hold in the popular imagination in the nineteen-fifties the counselling relationship has been depicted as everything from a…

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Living With COVID-19

March 23, 2020

Here are some tips for staying sane during COVID-19. In this COVID-19 health crisis, practicing support skills—especially kindness, patience and mindfulness—is especially vital as we…

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Ageing

March 23, 2020

Ageing is a challenge because it brings us face to face with our mortality. No matter how we may think about “life after death”, our…

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Trauma

March 23, 2020

What is trauma? Trauma is experienced in many ways by the many people who live with it. Trauma is a word that is used so…

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The Psyche as a Bus Going Down the Highway of Life

March 22, 2020

Being a person is not really a unified experience. Most of the time we feel ourselves shfiting from one role to another, or from one…

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I live on Saltspring Island with my partner, who is a naturalist.

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The Counselling Relationship

Over the decades since therapy took a hold in the popular imagination in the…

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The Psyche as a Bus Going Down the Highway of Life

Being a person is not really a unified experience. Most of the time we…

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Trauma

What is trauma? Trauma is experienced in many ways by the many people who…

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