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Why Couples Fight

  The pattern in the fight. Most couples have just one fight. Their fight has a pattern, and this pattern simply moves from one disagreement to the next disagreement in the relationship. Getting to the bottom of this pattern is the way to break the cycle of fighting. ‘Intimacy From... Continue Reading
Boundary setting

How To Set A Boundary

What is a boundary? A boundary is an expression of what I want, and what I don’t want. One of the trickiest aspects of setting a boundary is figuring out what we, ourselves, want or don’t want. There are three habits that can make this difficult: Many of us have been conditioned to... Continue Reading
Internal Family Systems

New Psychotherapy Offering: Internal Family Systems therapy

Do these people sound like anyone you know? Margot complains that she’s only attracted to men who are bad for her. Susan can’t stop herself from yelling at her kids. Kim can’t control her eating. Roger’s mind goes blank every time his boss walks in. Bob swears he’s... Continue Reading

Dear Men, Do Not Be Weak – A Piece on Shame

Brené Brown (Ph. D., LMSW) focuses on our experiences of vulnerability and shame in her book “Daring Greatly” (2012). Brown defines shame as “the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging”. Feelings we hide,... Continue Reading

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, commonly known as CBT, is a therapeutic approach which focuses on assessing an individual's thoughts and actions to facilitate change in their lives. Specifically, CBT views our feelings and behaviours as a direct result of our thoughts, rather than external... Continue Reading

3 questions you should ask your menstrual cycle

As women we are blessed with a myriad of ever cycling chemical messengers that manage and control our menstrual cycle, mood and behaviour.  When they are in balance we tend to not really know they are there.  When they are disrupted, out of balance, we get symptoms ranging from severe to minor. ... Continue Reading

the liver and its emotions

The human body is a unit of three systems: the physical, the physiological and the psychological. There are still lots of unknowns as to how these systems interact with each other, but it is clear that they do. As seen in "the important of the liver from an osteopathic perspective" the liver plays... Continue Reading