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3 Common Therapy Fears
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3 Common Therapy Fears
8
Jul

There are many fears and misconceptions individuals have about counselling and the therapy process. Stigma and shame associated with seeking treatment for mental disorders, relationships issues or life stressors may also contribute to the fear and prevent people from seeking therapy services when they really need it. The most common therapy fear involves fear of […]

Therapy Myths Busted
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Therapy Myths Busted
15
Jul

There are many myths and misconceptions about therapy and people who seek therapy. These misconceptions perpetuate negative attitudes and stigmas about therapy which then create more shame and misunderstanding about seeking therapy and treatment. What misconceptions do you hold about therapy, therapists and people who seek therapy? Let’s review four of the most common therapy […]

The Paradox of Intimacy
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The Paradox of Intimacy
20
Aug

Within ourselves we have two sets of needs; self needs and relational needs. In relationships, it sometimes seems that our two sets of needs directly oppose each other. The feeling that our needs are being challenged, often leads to difficulties experiencing true intimacy. On one side we have RELATIONAL NEEDS of: Union: To unite with […]

Mutuality in Couple Relationships
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Mutuality in Couple Relationships
15
Jul

Most people operate from the perspective of “I come first” and the couple relationship comes second. We often prioritize our needs before the needs of our relationship. This works temporarily at the individual level because it seems less risky and easier to depend on yourself. However, when we see our partner operating from this individualistic […]