The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
CBT posits that our cognitions (thoughts), behaviours and emotions are all linked together. Unfortunately, we don’t have direct control over our emotions. If anyone has ever given you the advice “Just don’t worry about it!” then you know that trying to just change an emotion is a difficult feat. Fortunately, we do have...
EMDR was originally developed for PTSD. It can be used to help people manage difficulties associated with any trauma, even when a client does not meet criteria for a PTSD diagnosis. Additionally, research shows it is beneficial for anxiety, chronic pain, phobias, grief...
What is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)?
First, it is important to understand our body’s stress response in order to understand the benefits of mindfulness. When we are feeling emotional stress or anxiety, our body often responds. Stress triggers our body’s Fight-Flight-Freeze response and releases stress hormones into our bloodstream....
What is Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples (EFT)?
In EFT, the relationship itself is the client. Couples can get into ineffective behavioural patterns of how they relate to one another. EFT posits that there are reasons for why these behaviours exist, and therapy involves uncovering these reasons.
EFT is based in attachment theory...
Hypnotherapy is an evidence-based mental and physical health treatment that makes use of specific strategies of hypnotic induction (or heightened focus and concentration on one’s senses) to induce a relaxed or calm state during therapy by a trained professional. It assists a client in overcoming a wide-range of conditions,..