Archive for the Personal Category

The Problem with the Female ‘Viagra’

The Problem with the Female ‘Viagra’

So the FDA, has approved a female version of the drug Viagra commonly prescribed for men – particularly older men with erectile dysfunction or other, typically age-related, sexual dysfunction. And the issue of male virility is certainly something that has an emotional impact on men and relationships […]

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How Bad Do You Want It?

How Bad Do You Want It?

How Bad Do You Want This? Health, Wellbeing, Happiness, Fulfillment? How badly do you no longer want to feel the way that you do? Fro anything? Can you do what is uncomfortable to do so you can be happy? On a very small scale I finally made […]

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SRT – Self Regulation Therapy: Article from the Daily Courier

SRT – Self Regulation Therapy: Article from the Daily Courier

I wrote this article in 2010. It’s still the best description and understanding for Self Regulation Therapy (SRT) Sharing it here – cuz it fits nicely 🙂 New hope for trauma clients For more information on how SRT can help your trauma, anxiety, depression and more, email […]

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Self Regulation Therapy & Supplements – a complementary approach to mental health

Self Regulation Therapy & Supplements – a complementary approach to mental health

This topic is now being offered as a free talk in the Okanagan. If you are a clinic owner, retail outlet, or other organization that would like to offer your staff, customers, clients/patients this information, don’t hesitate to contact me for more information or to book an […]

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Why I Do What I Do …the Way that I Do It!

Why I Do What I Do …the Way that I Do It!

I often get asked why I’m in private practice focusing on one on one therapy and why I use SRT (Self Regulation Therapy) my practice despite other options for both employment and treatment modality. These two questions from colleagues, clients, and others are certainly the most popular and […]

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The need for publicly funded therapy

The need for publicly funded therapy

A recent article in the Globe and Mail making a case for publicly funded psychotherapy highlights an issue that I encounter almost every day in my practice. The need and desire for individual psychotherapy to produce lasting healing and change weighed against the cost of this investment. […]

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1% of Mothers Want a Lumberjack for Mother’s Day

1% of Mothers Want a Lumberjack for Mother’s Day

  How many moms can relate to infographic? I sure can. A day off from parenting, sleep, food and cleaning done by someone else, time alone, sex, a massage, a bottle of wine and a lumberjack. Call me 100% on board. As a single mom the day […]

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What I Wish I Had Known in High School – Advice for Teens

What I Wish I Had Known in High School – Advice for Teens

We are very good at teaching practicality and focus once adolescents reach high school. The focus narrows to adult responsibilities and preparation, career, and education – and it has to. But in that stream of consciousness, as I look back, some of the best advice I give […]

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Solo, Not Single: 4 Pros and Cons of Raising a Child by Yourself

Solo, Not Single: 4 Pros and Cons of Raising a Child by Yourself

Repost from Elite Daily… From Unilateral Decision Making to Fatigue to Dating – raising children on your own is epic in it’s own right. I wish I could go in and edit out the typos and other extras that make the final piece of this awkward… but […]

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New Year, New Beginnings.

New Year, New Beginnings.

You are either for or against New Year’s resolutions and more and more people seem to be against them. Maybe because we often think of resolutions as things we ought to do, rather than things that we want to do. I think resolutions should be things that […]

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