Choosing a Therapist for EMDR Therapy

All too often Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy is carried out in a technical vacuum without complementing the process with other clinical resources, and with a sole focus on the outcome without consideration of the process.  When I …
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A Primer on Psychotherapy & Counselling

The process of psychotherapy and counselling involves addressing multiple domains of functioning – physiological arousal (stress levels), movement and senses, attachment, emotion, and cognition. Throughout evolution our brains have developed both primitive and advanced information processing systems that have different …
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The Journey of Psychotherapy

In BC (and Canada), online counselling and psychotherapy is becoming the norm. Approaches can vary among therapists. If is useful to know that there are many types of psychotherapies, and each separate type of therapy targets one type of system …
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Shedding Light on the Human Mind & Behaviour

In my experience as a Registered Clinical Counsellor here in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada, I have found it helpful to give some psychoeducation to clients about how the brain and mind work and its applications to counselling. This sheds light …
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Why EMDR Therapy Works

Subconscious memory – also called “implicit memory” is the key to effective change in psychotherapy. If this is not modified the root cause will usually not be dealt with. Allow me to explain why in my online counselling and psychotherapy …
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