Mindfulness: A Requirement to Living Authentically

I’m sure this is not the first time you have heard about the importance of mindfulness. Whether it’s social media, magazines, the internet, app stores, mindfulness is all the rage. If you look at the research, there are some pretty amazing things that can happen to our brains and bodies when we implement a daily mindfulness practice. So, it’s no...[ read more ]

Inauthenticity: Why it Happens and Why I’m Passionate About It

If you have seen any of my social media posts, you’ve probably recognized by now that I preach authenticity over and over again. So, why am I so passionate about authenticity? As they say, therapists are the wounded healers. Some people are surprised to hear this. We tend to fall into the trap of associating “expert” with perfection. I think...[ read more ]

The Fidelity agreement part 4: Jealousy

Part four of the fidelity agreement focuses on jealousy that many couples struggle with related to ex-partners, friends, co-workers, etc.

The Fidelity Agreement Part 3: Finances

Part three of the fidelity agreement focuses on finances and the different conversations you and your partner can have around this topic.

The Fidelity Agreement Part 2: The Use of Online Pornography

Part two of the fidelity agreement focuses on the use of online pornography and three conversation starters to help you and your partner navigate this topic.

The Fidelity Agreement: Social Media

For our first Vlog, we are looking at a conversation all couples should be having related to their expectations around technology.

After the Honeymoon is Over

As we continue with our segment on betrayals in couples, today we are taking a deeper look at affairs that occur within the context of an "unhappy" relationship. One could argue that “scandal” is the word that sums up 2018. While these scandals vary in their transgressive flavor, affairs are at the top of the list. It seems like we...[ read more ]

“That Doesn’t Count as Cheating”

Over the next few weeks I will be constructing posts that focus on relationship betrayals. Throughout this series, we will look at what exactly is a relationship betrayal, reasons that betrayals occur, and how to strengthen romantic relationships. Our first segment is going to look at what exactly is a betrayal. It is very common for couples that I see...[ read more ]

The Importance of Weekly Therapy Sessions

I recently had the honor of contributing to a blog post created by Soul-Centred Psychotherapist and Eating Psychology Specialist, Jodie Gale.  In honor of National Psychotherapy Day (September 25), the article focused on the importance of weekly therapy sessions.  I was so excited to write on this topic as my experience with clients has shown that those who attend weekly sessions...[ read more ]

Freedom From the Effects of Trauma

It is very common for people to feel anxious or apprehensive about going to therapy. By the time my clients find themselves in my office, this anxiety may have delayed them for years in giving themselves permission to ask for help. If they have never been to a therapist before they are probably wondering what exactly happens in the therapy...[ read more ]

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