Authentic Self

Finding out who we really are is the first step to becoming our authentic selves.  Years ago when I had an Irish Setter  I went to a lecture by a dog trainer.  A woman stood up in the audience and said to the trainer that her dog ate like a horse and ran and swam…

Roberta and Her Soul

“What are you feeling?”  This question that can shut you down  or open you up , depending on how you are at the time and who’s doing the asking.  “How are you?”     “OK.” “ Fine.”   “Good.”   One word, a single image, doesn’t even touch the reality of our emotional  responses to our lives.  We are collages…

Bad things can and do happen to good people, but…

Certainly life has its dangers and bad things happen to good people. General no-fault insurance isn’t part of the package when we come into this world. Toronto psychotherapist Kathy Vance bases her practice on Adlerian democratic principals, life-long study of the central nervous system, and mind/body symbiosis. “Anxiety,relationship or work stress, creativity challenges, sexuality issues,…