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Anxiety Tip: Basic Breathing Exercise

Breathing exercises are a key skill for coping with any kind of dysregulation. Slowing the pace of your breath down allows you to consciously influence the state of your nervous system to bring your levels of stress down (or up) …
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Choosing The Best EMDR Therapist (For You)

Choosing the best therapist for EMDR therapy can be a daunting task. 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 …
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Seeing Life & Relationships Clearly

The process of psychotherapy and counselling involves addressing lots of different areas of a person’s functioning, such as physiological arousal (stress levels), movement and senses, attachment, emotion, and cognition. Throughout evolution, our brains have developed both primitive and advanced information …
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How to Manage Your Mind

In my experience as a Registered Clinical Counsellor here in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada, clients have found it helpful to learn about some how the brain and mind work so as to better manage the mind. The brain is made …
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Why EMDR Therapy Works

EMDR therapy works because it particularly targets the subconsciousness. 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 …
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