Trauma and the Internet (Part 2)

Trauma and the Internet (Part 2)

The internet has made the world smaller. Now, tragic incidents that occur halfway across the globe, are easily accessible through news reports, video platforms, social media, and live streams. Increased access to information from around the world has many benefits,...

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Trauma and the Internet

Trauma and the Internet

Repeated exposure to violent news reports, videos, and images on media platforms can trigger both direct and vicarious trauma responses. Direct trauma describes our experience of witnessing death, sexual assault, or violent threats to the survival of ourselves and...

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Regulating Angst

Regulating Angst

To cope with anxiety and overwhelming experiences, many people develop distracting strategies which can lead to dysfunctional habitual patterns. It is often when poor behavioural coping becomes symptomatic that people come into therapy. Regular avoidance of...

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My Child is Refusing Access; Now What?

My Child is Refusing Access; Now What?

Mary was struggling to get her children ready to see their father, Darren, every weekend. It was always the same story. Her twelve year old would cry; she didn't want to go. However, her seven-year-old son couldn't wait to see his dad. Mary was also struggling with...

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What is a Sex Therapy Session?

What is a Sex Therapy Session?

In my previous post, “What Is Sex Therapy”, I described what a sex therapist is and the conditions sex therapy can treat. Here I’d like to share the process in which a sex therapist assesses a client and how sex therapy actually works. Initially, you'll meet me at the...

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Parent Child Reunification Therapy

Parent Child Reunification Therapy

How to improve parent child communication and relationship during families transition through Separation or Divorce... Every Friday evening, Matt would go to his ex-wife's house to pick up his daughter, Wendy, for their weekend access.  His heart was racing, and a...

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