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How to Cope with Pandemic Transition

Now, as we begin to glimpse the possibility of a post-pandemic life, or hear more talk about returning to “normal,” many feel a renewed sense of anxiety and trepidation. It is becoming more and...

Why Do Counsellors Ask About Emotions?

Why do counsellors ask about emotions, or how they “feel in your body”?     If you’ve ever been to therapy or counselling, there is a good chance you have been asked “how did you...

Sleep Guide

Sleep helps promote our physical and mental health, and yet a discussion on how to cultivate a healthy sleep routine is often lacking. Luckily we can learn and implement patterns that will help us...

Understanding and Using Anger

  Betrayal trauma comes with lies, deceit and hurt.It’s ok to feel angry! You have the right to be angry. The experience of anger can give us energy and a sense of power. It can be helpful...

Connecting

  Why Do I Feel So Alone? Traumatic events call into question basic human relationships. They breach the attachments of family, friendships, love, and community. They shatter the construction of...

Grounding Strategies

  Boom! You’ve just seen someone at work who reminds you that your partner betrayed you. Maybe it was their hair colour, maybe it was their height, maybe it was the their sent, whatever it...

Why EMDR Might Help with Betrayal Trauma

Knowing that one can heal from trauma is very important. Although there are a variety of skilled therapists and methods of healing trauma I want to focus on EMDR as a way to heal betrayal trauma....

Podcasts to Help With Recovery

In addition to therapy and group support you can enhance your recovery through additional resources. Today I want to take a look at a few podcasts that are available and relevant to recovery,...

Skills to Help Heal From Betrayal Trauma

In this video I discuss boundaries as well as the importance of self-compassion. The reason why I discuss these two topics is because these skills help in creating safety, which is often seen as the...