Borderline Personality Disorder

Navigating Therapy: Finding Support on Your Terms

Navigating Therapy: Finding Support on Your Terms

I work with clients a little differently. As a survivor of complex childhood trauma, I personally know what it’s like to start counseling or to start counseling with a new therapist and have the dread of sharing the story of our trauma. It can be triggering just to...

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Traveling and Neurodiversity

Traveling and Neurodiversity

December is often a season of traveling. Whether that’s a holiday, a family vacation, or a trip home, there can be a lot to consider when someone in your travel party is neurodivergent. Here are tips to think about. Pre-Planning and Preparation: Perhaps you’re a...

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Is Your Counsellor Qualified?

Is Your Counsellor Qualified?

Navigating the vast landscape of counseling, therapy, and psychology, one might assume that every practitioner is well-equipped to work with the neurodivergent community. However, as Devon Price, the insightful author of Unmasking Autism, points out, true...

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Family Gatherings as a Trauma Survivor

Family Gatherings as a Trauma Survivor

Are you a survivor of childhood trauma, had a complicated relationship with parents while growing up, or just find family gatherings very stressful yet still feel inclined to attend? That’s okay. I’ve put together a checklist of ideas to help support you through the...

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Counseling, Coaching, and Consulting

Counseling, Coaching, and Consulting

Although I am a registered clinical counsellor (RCC) in British Columbia and working towards my doctorate in psychology, I support my clients in other ways as well. In addition to the therapy I provide, with a lot of my clients who are parents there’s a certain amount...

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You Don’t Need a Diagnosis

You Don’t Need a Diagnosis

PTSD, complex PTSD, ADHD, autism, anxiety, borderline personality, depression… The list goes on and on. As a counsellor, I don’t need my client to have a diagnosis. If you have one, that’s great, but if you don’t and you’re struggling with various symptoms, that’s...

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