One of the many ways that disordered eating surfaces is through the need for control. If you're someone who struggles with disordered eating, COVID restrictions may have you slipping back into old habits when it comes to your relationship with food. Empower yourself to create lasting changes to your current relationship with food with one of our counsellors at Kerry Moller & Associates.
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There is so much uncertainty in the world right now. Job security, layoffs, and worries over the market… Not knowing if our lives will ever return to what they once were… Parents wondering if it’s safe to have their kids at school and how long the kids will continue to go there… People juggling full-time jobs with little or no childcare… Unknowns and uncertainties (such as the many we are experiencing during Covid-19) tend to bring up a lot of overwhelming emotions.
These past few weeks have seen unprecedented change with the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19. Many people are suddenly spending the majority of time at home - either in voluntary or mandated quarantine. Trying to adjust to this new reality of global pandemic has had far-reaching effects on people’s emotional, financial and physical health.
Our lives are busier, faster-paced, and more stressful than ever before. In the West, most of us are living far away from extended family or isolated from in communities of concern whom, in more traditional societies, would help us navigate life's transitions and hardships. No wonder therapy is in such high demand!
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 looking at a blank page, a new chapter—a fresh start.
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.
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, this invites anxiety to be an ongoing experience rather than a fleeting reaction to a stressful situation.
In today’s modern life, anxiety in children and teens is escalating, now affecting upwards of 20% of children and adolescents over the lifespan. Here are three highly effective techniques that
“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
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