Covid-19 and our Collective Trauma

For thousands of years the severe challenges of life have produced widespread trauma through: wars, disease, infant mortality, inequality, mistreatment of women and children and destructive religious ideas. All of these over the years have left humanity with deep...

Why Is it So Hard For Me To Change?

In my Toronto therapy practice I have heard many people say this. Change can be very difficult and frightening. I speak to them about real change as opposed to cosmetic change. Real Change Happens on a Deep Level – Many people come to me to make a change in...

What to do With a Troubled Partner

In my Toronto therapy practice I get many calls from partners of troubled people. The majority are women. They end with problems such as anxiety attacks, anger issues, signs of depression and stress management. They all want me to do therapy with their partners and...

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...