Past present future

Some people think that all you talk about with a therapist is the past.  It’s true that context is important, things like early childhood recollections, your birth order if you are a sibling, where and how you grew up and under what conditions- these are all highly relevant. But most important is getting help if you want…

What are you going to be on Hallowe’en?

This year parents have been taking their children out for trial runs, preparing them for  Saturday night which is Hallowe’en.   Kids dressed up to look like Super Woman or Chaos Man are encouraged to knock on strangers’ doors.  Some of them don’t know their neighbours, their parents have been too busy or too tired to make the connections.  The little kids in their costumes…

Good company in bad times

Stormy weather is part of life.  Sometimes we cannot change the sad reality of what is happening to us.  But we can change the way we negotiate through hard times.  No matter what the problem is, there is always a way to deal better with the hand that you’re dealt. Kathy Vance, psychotherapy services –in the heart…