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Am I Making My Partner’s Anxiety Worse?

Am I Making My Partner’s Anxiety Worse? Taking care of each other is a hallmark of a healthy relationship and can go a long way towards helping both partners feel secure and safe. But when it comes to providing care to a partner struggling with anxiety, we have to make sure our care doesn’t become…

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What Should I Expect When I Go To Therapy?

What Should I Expect When I Go To Therapy? Taking the steps to seek support can be very scary and takes a lot of strength, and not knowing what to expect can trigger fear and anxiety. Healing can be ‘messy’ and it takes time, but it is worth the effort. Not all therapy looks the…

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Anxiety & Depression: Is There A Quick Fix?

Anxiety & Depression: Is There A Quick Fix? When we start to see new clients that are struggling with anxiety and depression, they often hope to find some type of immediate relief for the symptoms they are feeling. Although the therapeutic process does take some time, there are some things we can recommend. One of…

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What Does Anxiety & Depression Really Feel Like?

What Does Anxiety & Depression Really Feel Like? Anxiety and depression can feel very different and have unique characteristics for each person who is experiencing it. Many people who are experiencing anxiety and depression are not even aware. I have had many clients even attend the ER thinking there was something physically wrong with them,…

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What Someone With Anxiety & Depression Wants You To Know

What Someone With Anxiety & Depression Wants You To Know It can be really hard to be a friend or family member of someone who is struggling with anxiety & depression, but these tips located below can truly make a huge difference to the person struggling.   The first thing someone with anxiety & depression…

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What Is Wrong With Me?!

What Is Wrong With Me?!   One of the most common questions my clients ask me is, “What is wrong with me?”. The quickest answer to that is…….. NOTHING. As human beings, when we experience trauma, abuse, or difficult life circumstances, our brains work to help protect us from the negative feelings that have resulted…

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Crushing Imposter Syndrome

Crushing Imposter Syndrome: How To Sit With Giants You’ve levelled up—maybe a promotion, a business milestone, and are setting out on an awesome but scary new adventure. You are surrounded by those who have ascended before you and are achieving the things that inspire you. All of a sudden, a voice inside you says….. “You…

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3 Obstacles to Your Happily Ever After

3 Obstacles to Your Happily Ever After Relationships are not easy. Few things inspire like a Hollywood romance; the uncertain fate of destined lovers battling relentlessly against some goliath-sized obstacle until finally they overcome and live happily ever after.  The movie ends, the lights come on, and you sit there wondering, “Why can’t I have…

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Before The Breakdown

Before The Breakdown: Why Our Mental Health (& Our Cars) Are Suffering! Last week during an interview I was asked, “Why are so many people struggling with issues of mental health?”. It was a great question that, despite the complexity of the issue, I tried to answer as simply as I could. “Because we treat…

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