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…

April is the cruellest month

As Spring envelops us, everything should be alright, right?  In fact, after a long Winter, it’s often the Spring time that brings the most pain.  April is called the cruellest month, often the time that those who’ve held on for dear life over the hibernating months of winter find the most difficult.  “It’s not a question of…

Feeling the squeeze?

Stress stress stress.  Home life, work life balance?  Sounds good but how?  Don’t want to spend hours in therapy?  Come and see me for a session or two and develop useful   living patterns customized for you and for the benefit of your family.  In my psychotherapy practice at Broadview and Danforth, I’ve helped many individuals and couples find ways through the…