Food Addiction Help

Tessa Burns MartinAddiction, Tessa BurnsLeave a Comment

Food addictions can be so difficult to address because we are talking about a substance that we can not abstain from in our lives. We need food to survive. However, we are hearing all over the place about how the foods we are consuming are having very negative consequences from obesity to diabetes and several other concerns. Yet, despite being … Read More

Are you addicted?

Tessa Burns MartinAddiction, Tessa BurnsLeave a Comment

The field of addictions is very fascinating because addictions can be far-reaching and affect so many people in so many different ways. I got into the field of addiction accidentally. I was working with men and women who had been charged with a domestic violence offences and had agreed to counselling as a term of their probation. Of course, many of … Read More

“Shelf” Help

Tessa Burns MartinPsychotherapy, Tessa BurnsLeave a Comment

We truly live in the information age. We can find the answers to almost everything by typing a search on Google. But sometimes all this information can be detrimental. Working with people I have found two major problems with all the information they have available to them: 1. There are so many different views or beliefs out there that it … Read More