The journey through grief is a profound and complex process, significantly more so for children and adolescents who face the death of a loved one. This blog explores the multifaceted nature of grief within the developmental stages of young individuals, the therapeutic avenues available, including art therapy and psychotherapy, and the concept of “good grief.”…

Thriving After Narcissistic Abuse: Rebuilding a Life of Empowerment and Happiness February 27, 2024 • Sara Schwartz, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, CAADC, NPT-C in Novi, Michigan   Narcissistic abuse is particularly insidious as it almost always damages every aspect of a person’s sense of self including their mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical well-being. Because of this, it’s…

Are you seeking relief from emotional turmoil? Have you considered the transformative potential of Energy Healing? Picture this: reclining in a state of tranquility as invisible forces of energy that are all around us gently recalibrate your inner balance. It’s a profound experience, one that leaves you feeling lighter, calmer, and more centered. My own…

In the intricate dance of human connections, the steps are often learned early in life. Childhood attachment, the emotional bond that develops between a child and their caregiver, is a powerful predictor of the quality and nature of our adult relationships. This blog delves into the essence of attachment styles, their long-term impact, and the…

  In Toronto, the quest for mental health and wellness, especially concerning eating disorders, has taken a front seat in the public consciousness. As society becomes more aware of the nuances and complexities of these disorders, the demand for specialized services, including psychotherapy and art therapy, has surged. This detailed guide delves into the intricacies…

Have you ever paused to ponder who you truly are beneath the layers of your past experiences and societal expectations? What drives you to seek fulfillment and joy amidst life’s challenges? Welcome to the profound exploration of spiritual growth within therapy, where we delve into the depths of your soul to ignite healing and transformation.…

Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed by anxiety? Do you long to regain control over your emotions and live a life free from constant worry and panic? If so, you’re not alone. Many individuals struggle with anxiety on a daily basis, but there is hope. Emotionally Focused Therapy provides a potent pathway, intertwining mindfulness and…

Are you curious about hypnotherapy and its transformative potential? As an experienced mindfulness-based hypnotherapist in Victoria, BC, I’ve witnessed countless individuals reclaim their lives from anxiety, phobias, and past traumas through this powerful modality. But what led me to specialize in hypnotherapy, you might wonder? Years ago, I found myself grappling with debilitating anxiety and…

Are you a worrier?  Some of my hypnotherapy clients think that they inherited worrying from their mom.  Worrying is not passed down through our genes but we do tend to adopt similar patterns and beliefs as our parents.  I’m sure you’ll agree, worrying can be a big time and energy waster, and it can also…