• Kerry Moller and Associates - A Fresh Start

    A fresh start

    September always comes with the promise of a new beginning. Summer offers its final hoorah. The air has a subtle crispness to it. Days become shorter. A few rogue leaves start to turn yellow. All around us, there are signs of change. Once Labour Day is past, we find ourselves…

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  • Kerry Moller and Associates - How to climb out from depression

    How to climb out from depression

    In the year 1917, Sigmund Freud wrote: “In mourning it is the world that has become poor and empty, in melancholia it is the ego itself.” A hundred years later, this famous description of the experience of depression has indeed stood the test of time—any contemporary therapist will tell you…

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  • Kerry Moller and Associates - Three ways to help your child with anxiety

    Three ways to help your child with anxiety

    Lessons from Stephanie’s clinical practice In today’s modern life, anxiety in children and teens is escalating, now affecting upwards of 20% of children and adolescents over the lifespan. Our child/youth specialist, Stephanie Slater, illustrates three highly effective techniques that parents can use to help their children not only overcome anxiety,…

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  • Kerry Moller and Associates - steps to stop anxiety

    Three ways to stop battling with Anxiety

    Lessons from Arunima’s clinical practice Anxiety is the most common concern that people want to work on in therapy. Anxiety is a natural response to aversive events; therefore, a certain amount of anxiety is normal and to be expected. However, when we judge anxiety as bad and battle with it,…

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  • Spring out of your shell with Kerry Moller and Associates

    Spring out of your shell

    “And then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ―Anaïs Nin Today marks the Spring Solstice—the first day of spring—celebrated all across the globe. Cultures from all around the world have rituals and holidays around…

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  • Arunima Sharma, therapist at Kerry Moller and Associates

    Introducing Arunima Sharma

    We are pleased to announce the addition of Arunima Sharma to our practice. Arunima is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a Master’s degree in Integral Counselling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and a Bachelor degree in Psychology from University of British Columbia. She is…

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  • Kerry Moller & Associates: The Power of Awareness

    The Power of Awareness

    “Clearly recognizing what is happening inside us, and regarding what we see with an open, kind and loving heart, is what I call Radical Acceptance. If we are holding back from any part of our experience, if our heart shuts out any part of who we are and what we…

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  • Kerry Moller & Associates: Having a Quest for your life

    Having a Quest for your life

    For the second blog post in our February podcast series, we would like to share this podcast from Gretchen Rubin, the New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project. In this episode, she reflects on the importance of having a quest for your life. A quest is not simply…

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  • Kerry Moller & Associates - Sparkle Stories

    Sparkle Stories — An Alternative to Screen Time

    Over the next month, we at Kerry Moller at Associates have decided to share a series of blog posts about some of our most recent, favourite podcasts. Podcasts are like pre-recorded radio shows without the commercials or live callers—it’s just you, quietly listening to your favourite author, public figure, or…

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  • upheaval, turbulence, meditation, stability

    Finding Stability in Turbulence

    Have you ever found that when you most need to show up for yourself, you can’t? Many people grow up without the opportunity to develop reliable inner resources to lean on during times of upheaval and turbulence. Typical meditation teachings do not always work for those struggling emotionally or mentally.…

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    Why meditation and self-help are not enough

    Sometimes when meditation, journaling, yoga and other self-help tools don’t work, people rush to search for another tool, another spiritual practice, another yoga teacher, another retreat, another blog post to read. In this article by Meditation teacher, Josh Korda below, he eloquently explains why these tools and practices sometimes do…

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  • Stephanie Slater, children, youth, young adults, Vancouver, therapy, counsellor, counselling, anxiety, stress management, relationship issues, substance use, trauma, depression, life transitions, family

    Introducing Stephanie Slater

    We are pleased to announce the addition of Stephanie Slater, CCC, to our practice at Kerry Moller and Associates. Stephanie is passionate about working with children, youth and young adults who are seeking to overcome anxiety, stress, substance use, trauma, and depression. Stephanie is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with a…

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  • New Year, New Habits

    New habits for the New Year

    Too often we battle against our habits. We muscle our grip against engrained impulses, try to quit cold turkey, dissect our habits under a microscope, and analyze our behaviour to death. Neuroscience has now explained to us what Buddhist monks have known for centuries: we can’t just fight against, undo…

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  • The Gift of Listening

    We are lucky in our work as counsellors to be given the opportunity to witness and listen to the hopes, struggles and dreams of so many individuals. We hope this video inspires you to give the gift of listening to someone in your own life.

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    The Space Between Stories

    So often, our clients come to us during the tumultuous times of transition, where an old story, job, relationship, or way of being has crumbled, and a new path has yet to emerge. It can be challenging to find the patience and steadfastness to sit with the discomfort that arises…

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  • Stefanie Krasnow

    Introducing Stefanie Krasnow

    Hi there, I’m Stefanie. I am currently completing a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Adler University.  As of September 2016, I have been doing my Clinical Practicum at Kerry Moller & Associates, under the supervision of Kerry Moller. Throughout the 2016/2017 year, I will also be conducting research on…

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  • Kerry Moller and Associates

    Welcome to the blog of Kerry Moller & Associates

    Welcome to the blog of Kerry Moller & Associates! We are a group of Registered Clinical Counsellors who are committed to helping people create lasting change in the way they experience their lives and relationships. This post marks the launch of our very own blog. Going forward, we will be…

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