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“Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.”
Graham Greene, Ways Of Escape

Taking the Crazy out of Holidays! The Christmas and New Year’s Holidays are a supposed to be a time of celebration and joy.

on Saturday, 21 September 2013. Posted in Therapist Blog

However, for many families it is a time of year that leaves us feeling broke, overwhelmed and exhausted!  Here are a few tips to help you and your family survive this year’s Holiday season:

Is Halloween Too Scary for Kids? How much Is Too Much?

on Saturday, 21 September 2013. Posted in Therapist Blog

Halloween may be very frightening for some, particularly very young, children.  I remember when my daughter was about four years old, she would scream, cry and cling to me for dear life when we walked past the Halloween costume store.  The images of blood and body parts were too much for her.

Children and Tragedy There are many challenges in raising children in today’s society. One of them seems to be protecting them from all of the tragedies in the news.

on Friday, 20 September 2013. Posted in Therapist Blog

Far too often there are reports of death and destruction that feel overwhelming to us as adults.  Children, understandably, can become anxious about these events.  It is our job as parents to guide them through scary events.

Signs of an Emotionally Abusive Relationship Emotional and psychological abuse may not leave marks on the body but it's destructiveness can be the most difficult type of abuse to understand.

on Thursday, 22 August 2013. Posted in Therapist Blog

We often draw a line in our values that if our partner physically harms us, THEN we will have the permission to consider our own safety and leave the relationship.

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