Emotional Abuse – The Hidden Abuse

I refer to emotional abuse as ‘hidden’ because it is given far less recognition than other forms of abuse, such as physical or sexual. The victim is often blamed. They are “oversensitive” and basically not able to “take it, like other people do”. What is Emotional...

Succeeding in Therapy

  ““My therapist has helped me learn to understand that if you don’t unpack your own emotional baggage it’s no longer baggage–it’s deadweight.”  ― Gina Barreca,  This quote says a lot about what a client needs to do in therapy. Basically a...

We Heal From The Inside Out

How Our Emptiness is Created As a Toronto therapist I encounter people complaining of feeling empty.   We live in a society that constantly dangles new ‘things’ in front of us: phones, computers, clothes, furniture etc, etc. etc. . We have to have the latest and best....