Educational Articles

Facing Cancer or any other serious diagnosis can be tough.  Here is my story. With no history of cancer in my family, and doing my best to lead a healthy lifestyle, it was quite the shock last fall to have a friend, who is a Head & Neck surgeon notice a lump he saw on my neck...
It is human nature to become a little sad from time to time, or even depressed. But for those of you who have experienced depression including Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD), the accompanying feelings of sadness, loneliness, worthlessness, and pointlessness, can be painfully pervasive.  Sometimes it feels like a cold wet blanket that just smoothers everything....
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy- (CBT) A practical approach to change   Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a practical and widely used method to effect changes in your life and is used by psychotherapists, psychologists, and even some life coaches. It is a practical behavioral therapy used for many mental health and behavioral challenges including depression, anxiety...
Creating Happiness, Ending Depression Making Lasting Positive Change It is understood that to create lasting change it takes a minimum of 66-99 days of consistent practice.  This includes creating happiness! Physiologically we are talking about creating new neuro-networks in your brain – new ways of thinking and being. When an athlete strives to prefect a body movement...
Falling in love may come easy, staying in love can often be a bit more challenging.  Are you interested in knowing what this therapist has learned to be the number one tool to help you make it in the long run? Read on… Divorce rates all across the globe have been rising significantly in the...
Ever wondered if therapy is for you? Check out these Top 12 Reasons People Work with a Therapist… 1. Stress, Anxiety, Panic Attacks and SO ready to end these feelings 2. Depressed, sad or grieving, and want to feel happiness again 3. Concerned about using alcohol or drugs and ready to cope with life on...
It is well known that the use of positive affirmations can be very helpful in detecting the changes in your life you wish. Great motivators such as Louise Hay, Sally Fisher and Wayne Dyer, have encouraged this practice. Affirmations such as, “every day, in every way, I am getting better and better!” are used by...
Sometimes life hurts. And pain is not something most of us enjoy, and in particular, pain is something that your brain is programmed to avoid. When life frustrates us or causes us pain, it is frequently obvious as to its source. There are also times when our subconscious becomes frustrated and hurt. On both counts...
Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis in a clinical setting to help clients overcome challenges in their lives. It is often used to help overcome smoking, nail biting, and other such habits. It can also be an integral part of a psychotherapeutic plan to help someone guide his or her life towards a satisfying and...
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or tapping, is a one of many psychological tools that can be used in proactive and progressive counselling and psychotherapy. Tapping integrates Western medicines new found understanding of neurological development and patterning, with Eastern medicines understanding of energy and the meridians in the body by which this energy travels.  Western medical studies...
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