Posts filed under: Surrey Counselling Services

I have gone through some difficult moments lately as a parent. These difficult moments have included being with your children when they have not been successful. One of the lessons they have been learning and I have been there to...
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Just wanted to take a moment to stress the significance of parenthood, more specifically the importance that our mothers play in our lives. I first of all want to say Happy Mother’s Day to my mother, Mary-Lou! You have always...
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When approaching drug and alcohol issues a look at James Prochaska and C.C. DiClemente’s Stages of Change Model is a great place to start! This approach is very optimistic and is especially pro-active if you relapse back into your addiction....
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I wanted to write a quick blog to encourage those out there that feel they are struggling and aren’t sure how to get on track. I wanted to remind you that there are many counselling options in Surrey. Whether you...
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Just a reminder that if you are in need of some work on your relationship, couple work with a registered clinical counsellor could be a great place to start! Whether you are in a stable relationship and want to make...
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Just a quick reminder that during those days, in those moments when you feel your body tremble, your muscles are clenched and your ability to reason has gone out the window…remind yourself to take a moment…and breathe. When you allow...
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I was encouraged to see an article  the other day titled “Mental illness looks a lot like me”, which appeared in the Sunday March 2nd addition of the Vancouver Province. The article written by Larissa Cahute featured CKNW Word Tonight...
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I saw the movie, “Philomena” staring Steve Coogan and Judi Dench. A great show that showed that chronicled a woman going back to locate her long lost son that she had been forced to give up by the catholic church officials...
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You have probably heard many of the clichés around once you hit 40 you are going to start wanting to drive two seated sports cars, quit your job, travel the world, date younger women or men… Now some of things...
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Adolescence can be an exciting time, but also a ‘trying’ time for parents. I have worked with thousands of teenagers and parents over the past 25 years and the best way to approach solutions to parent-teen conflict is to help...
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