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Mindful eating is a key step in overcoming an eating disorder or disordered eating. As part of our work with clients struggling with binge eating and restriction, many clients express a disconnect between what their bodies tell them, and what their disordered eating voice is telling them. For many, eating has become ritualized, or even […]

Eating Disorders, Making Changes, Resources

March 13, 2017

Mindful Eating Log for Binge Eating and Restriction

Overcome binge eating and restriction with this mindful eating log

With short days and grey skies, the last few months of winter can cause a case of the winter blues. for many of us. Here in Vancouver specifically, this winter has been particularly daunting with the added weather extremes of heavy snowfall combating with weeks on end of rain. It’s enough to leave even the […]

Counselling, Depression, Making Changes

February 27, 2017

8 Simple Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Spending time with friends, while be active are two ways to combat the winter blues.

“A good friend is better than a therapist” is an old adage that misses the nuances and true benefits of working with a therapist. Not to deter from the many wonderful things that our friendships bring to our lives, here I’ll discuss some of the many ways that working with a therapist can take your […]

Counselling, Making Changes

February 20, 2017

Why “A Good Friend is Better Than a Therapist” Isn’t True: How Friendships Differ from the Relationship You Have with Your Therapist and Why it Works

January is the season of resolutions. Most resolutions involve health, fitness, money and relationships. Talking about health and fitness, there is a difference, however, between physical fitness through exercise versus mental health. Like all self-improving endeavors now is a better time than any to focus on a healthy mindset! Use these 5 tips to help […]

Making Changes

January 9, 2017

5 Ways for Achieving Mental Fitness

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Here come the New Year’s resolutions! Maybe you already have a few resolutions in mind, or perhaps you’re scraping them all together this year. As one year comes to an end and another begins, we often become reflective of our accomplishments and begin looking forward to the New Year. New Year’s resolutions, for many of […]

Making Changes

January 2, 2017

5 Ways to Reinvent Your New Year’s Resolutions

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