What is Hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a series of natural and normal psychological processes used in a systematic sequence to create a relaxed mental state with greater receptivity to influence and change. That is a great definition if you are lecturing students, but really does it give you comfort? Does it reduce any fear if you have fear surrounding…Read more »

Get Away from the Diagnosis and into the Symptoms

297 is the number of possible diagnosis in the DSM 5; (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) “The psychiatric bible”. (Rosenberg, 2017) If you don’t have a copy of that on hand and you use Wikipedia then they have 186 different possible diagnoses. So many diagnosis have overlapping symptoms, meaning that going down that rabbit hole to…Read more »

Landon

I am grateful for my clients always, I am honoured when they allow me to share their words with you.  Following is an unedited full version of a reference I received my a person I am working with.  You can also check out his full story here the article starts on page 24. I share…Read more »

Thank YOU!

Thank you, Thank You, Thank You! As many of you know I left the “corporate life”. I realized that my passion in working with people was only partially filled in this area. So I went out on my own (well sort of. Are we ever alone in our success?) to do what I know is…Read more »

You Can’t Have Recovery, Without Relapse!

I know, that’s a really bold statement! I also know that as little as 2 weeks ago I would have said the exact opposite. I am one of those blessed people who entered a twelve-step program and never returned to the addiction portion of the emotional illness. So, I would have said; “recovery was totally possible…Read more »

Healing the Broken Heart

When you think of emotional pain, what is at the root cause of it? I can only think of two things beyond the realm of disorders. The two things that I came up with were relationships or traumatic experiences. Both of these together or apart have the ability to send someone into a tailspin. In…Read more »