Category Archives: Counselling

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Don’t Change yourself; Change Partners

I have once too often heard that a person broke up with them and was told, “it isn’t you, it’s me”.  First it is a phrase that makes most cringe.  Thanks for taking the responsibility of the relationship not working … Continue reading

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Dream Therapy

Our dreams hold the key to our fears, wants, needs, questions.  There are many types of dreams but they all have information to help you through.  The most important are the nightmares and recurring dreams. I won’t go into great … Continue reading

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Are values old fashioned?

Isn’t it interesting that people talk about “Old Fashioned Values”!  When did values become a fad, or the past?  I think I missed that memo.  Values are the beliefs that we have that help us define our role in our … Continue reading

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What is Love

The Urban Dictionary describes it as this: “The most spectacular,indescribable, deep euphoric feeling for someone”.  That is a pretty tall order!  I don’t believe there is one definition for love.  I think it means something different to different people. Media … Continue reading

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Women and Abuse

As a therapist I am often asked, why do I choose abusive men?  There a couple of answers to this.  The one answer that I think is missing in rational thinking is that YOU didn’t choose an abusive man; rather … Continue reading

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Grief and Loss

When a loss hits a family, people are at a loss as to what to do, what to say, how to help.  If you yourself have suffered a loss what did you most need from others?  Think about how you … Continue reading

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Burnout/Stress

http://www.advicecounselling.com It is at this time of year that I find people expressing feelings of depression.  The change in weather, light time, and rush towards Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations may affect how a person feels. There is a difference between … Continue reading

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