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Musicians & Perfectionism

Musicians & Perfectionism

I find that musicians have their own unique set of challenges. Musicians are often shamed into keeping quiet about their own issues such as performance anxiety and depression. They exist in a culture where people don’t ask for help and where they learn to adapt by...

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Deep Breathing Techniques to Relieve Anxiety

Deep Breathing Techniques to Relieve Anxiety

Anxiety is a part of everyday life. We feel it, and usually, with time, we are able to dismiss it. But for many, anxious thoughts are a constant presence that blocks calm thinking and healthful functioning. As a counsellor working with many kinds of people living in...

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Managing Anger: Helpful Tips for Couples

Managing Anger: Helpful Tips for Couples

If you’re a human being and you love someone, you will feel angry from time to time. Anger and frustration are natural feelings that come and go in any close relationship. The goal for loving couples is not to turn away from differences, but to address them in a way...

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Perfectionism in musicians

Most musicians grow up as perfectionists having to be better all the time. Living in a competitive environment, musicians are driven to play and create music as if their survival depends on it. It’s all about performance. This promotes normal stress and anxiety. I...

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Counselling for Musicians

Counselling for Musicians! My new speciality -Coming soon! I have been a musician for over 40 years. I have a lot to offer as I combine my music and psychotherapy experiences together. I will offer coaching and therapy for bands and ensembles. I will work with issues...

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Loss, loneliness and the brain

Just got back from Montpellier, France where I presented a workshop with my partner, Dr. Valerie Sim at the Integrative psychotherapy conference on “Loss, loneliness, and the brain”. A combination of psychotherapy and science. Teaching about what happens in the brain...

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Men’s Issues

Traditionally, men are brought up to be strong and are encouraged to put up a wall around any sign of vulnerability. When men are unable to maintain this façade, they often feel bad, they shut down, and they hide their feelings. This can lead to defensive responses...

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Marriage Counselling

Married or common law, the issues tend to be the same. Married couples often have years of imbedded problems and issues that repeat, especially when one or the other is struggling with stress and difficult life situations. It is never too late to ask for help. In...

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Couples Counselling

I see all types of couples for all types of reasons. It is never too early to get support and guidance to better your relationships. Even when things are going well, relationships require a lot of attention to keep them on track. Whether you are in a relatively new...

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