The word narcissism has been around since 1898 and was identified as a mental disorder defined by pathological self-absorption. There are many additional symptoms of narcissism including a lack of empathy, difficulty with attachment, excessive need for admiration, and a strong need for centralized power. Narcissism lives in systems everywhere within society: families, friends workplaces,…

Part of the support I received during my high conflict divorce with a partner diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder, included training in mindfulness and emotional regulation. One of the key learnings for me was prioritizing one of 3 areas in any interpersonal exchange:   The goal or outcome of the encounter Preserving the relationship with…

More and more people seem to be burdened with some sort of mental illness or condition.  The medical industry, where much of the psychotherapy is conducted, seems hooked on palliative ‘solutions’ such as medication and curtailed programs of manualized ‘sausage-machine’-style psychotherapy which assume that every patient is the average patient.  There’s no time to actually…

Do you have a desire to not play out the same story or relational patterns your parents had? Do you feel like you are here to create a new and better future for yourself and future generations? Well you are probably right ,often people who are drawn to me are those who are on the…

Difference between a Holistic Counsellor and a Counsellor   The word holistic means reaching a state of wellbeing within the mind, body and spirit. In holistic counselling , clients get to experience transpersonal therapy. This is a form of therapy that goes beyond the mind. Not only are psychological methodologies applied to help the client…