After the Abortion

So you made it through the procedure of the abortion, which was probably no easy choice. You went in feeling/thinking/knowing it was the right thing to do, or maybe you went in hoping it was the right thing to do. No matter the reasoning, you now have to cope with the decision you made.

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The Mindset of the Sport

I recently started a 90 day transformation program at Shift Fitness.  I am on week 5 and feeling great, frustrated and excited all at the same time.  Feeling great and excited since the inches are coming off, I have more energy, and I don’t dread going to work out.  Frustrated because some exercises that I…

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Are you afraid of judgement in counselling?

Most people consider therapy and counselling at one point in their lives. However, not many take the steps to get the help they need. One of the biggest fears people face when deciding to go to counselling is the fear of being judged by the counsellor.  After all, the therapist is still a person who…

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When should you go to counselling?

With regular frequency, when I see a client for the first time, they tell me that they have considered counselling for a long time (even years) before finally making the first appointment. Often, this first appointment comes at the very last moment possible before making important life changing decisions or when it is almost too…

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Are your priorities in order?

Time is a precious commodity, we all would like more, but we only have what we’ve got. As children, we used to think that time was endless, that it was a long time for days to pass. In fact, we were easily bored and always felt we were waiting. As adults, we barely have enough…

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Recipe for Success

What is your family’s recipe for success? What does it take to be a family? Have you ever had this discussion with your family? As families we sometimes get caught up in the day to day activities of being a family; running here, going there, registering for this and that. When do we stop and really…

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Is it time to seek a therapist for counselling?

A frequent question people ask about counselling in Guelph; when is it a good time to find a therapist for counselling? There are many reasons and situations in which people seek counselling, however, sometimes waiting until is not a good idea. It is never too late, just consider that the longer you wait, the longer…

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This Thing Called Depression

Depression is a word we hear a lot.  “I’m depressed” “That’s depressing” “She is so depressed.”  But what does the word depression really mean and how is it different than sadness.

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