July 27, 2017

Without some pressure, we wouldn't get results.

In fact in therapy, we often say that when we feel the most uncomfortable or under the most pressure with the work we are doing, thats is EXACTLY when the magic starts happening.

It's a bit like being a lobster:

A lobster is...

July 26, 2017

A good education can change anyone, but a good teacher can change anything.

GPALA announced this weekend at their annual Summer Party, their plan to launch The Nancy Fawcett Memorial Scholarship Fund, after an incredible teacher, and member of the group psychotherapy co...

July 10, 2017

Most spiritual practices include an element of gratitude, and psychologists are finding more reasons to promote 'an attitude of gratitude' as a healthy way of being too. It has been seen in studies to improve positive affect, well-being and even increase the length of...

July 7, 2017

Heartbreak is literally one of the most agonizing experiences of the human condition.... yet it can be a source of creativity if you let it. If we learn to funnel our energy and emotional pain into a creative project, as simple as it may be, we are, at the least, distr...

July 5, 2017

Burn Out is a serious issue for all of us, and in particular those in the health care provider roles. Herbert Freudenberger is the psychologist who is believed to have first started using the term in the 70's , defining it as "a loss of motivation, growing sense of emo...

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