Christmas for Kids!

Mandy HolowachuckMandy Holowachuk, ParentingLeave a Comment

The Holiday season is here! The stores are full of Christmas carols, decorations, sales and crowds. Many of us are stressed about getting our shopping done, staying on budget and generally fitting everything in; but what about our kids. Often as adults we think we are the only ones who are stressed about the holidays.  We see our kids excited … Read More

Attachment & Trust

Tessa Burns MartinParenting, Tessa BurnsLeave a Comment

After becoming a parent, it surprises me how often I hear criticisms about various parenting behaviors. When I first got married, I asked for suggestions on how to be most effective in a relationship and people gave very little feedback. Then I grew a child inside of me and I was invited into this world of constant opinions. Everyone has … Read More

A brief introduction to Hakomi: What is it? What to expect.

Jennifer MitchellAnxiety, Jennifer MitchellLeave a Comment

My personal experience. My first exposure to Hakomi was a 30 minute segment that apprehended remarkable insights into myself.  In the course of the two year training I made deep shifts in the way I thought about myself and most significantly my relationship with anxiety. As one of our wise teachers said; “you can’t change the cards you are dealt, … Read More

Healing from Infidelity

Jennifer MitchellCouples Counselling, Jennifer MitchellLeave a Comment

Relational trauma occurs when there is harm done to one person by another in a primary relationship through any form of betrayal, abuse, addiction or compulsion (Dayton, 2007). I have primarily worked with women who have experienced their partner’s infidelity, addiction or compulsive use of Internet pornography. Betrayal has an impact whether a partner has engaged in one act of … Read More