The Importance of Self-Regulation

CBC Radio’s program Ideas aired a fascinating documentary on June 16, 2014 about the importance of helping children develop their capacity to self-regulate. The broad category of ‘self-regulation’ refers to a group of abilities that includes being aware of and able to change emotional … Read More

Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples

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Emotion Focused Therapy for couples is a short-term therapy, usually lasting between 8 and 20 sessions. Research demonstrates that it is effective, with most outcome studies showing more than a 70% rate of recovery from marital distress in 10 – 12 sessions. The … Read More

What To Expect at Couples Therapy

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What To Expect at Couples therapy? There is often nothing scarier in a relationship than when your partner tells you they want you to come for marriage counselling. The very first reaction is usually some amount of fear, followed closely … Read More

Common Relationship Communication Problems

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Relationship Communication Issues All of us are involved in a series of relationships: intimate partners, parent/child, friendships, extended family, coworkers, etc. The truth is that relationships have wonderful times and difficult, challenging times. All relationships experience conflict. Managing conflict can … Read More