Articles filed under Good Counsel

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    Listen to the pain

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    During my years as a professional counsellor, I have met many people who live with a chronic pain condition. When they wonder why their physician would refer them for talk therapy, they are often dismayed to learn that depression and…Read More→

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    Just as I am

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    “It all sounds pretty pathetic, doesn’t it?” My client smiled weakly after recounting events in her life and her choices in response. “I guess that means I have low self-esteem.” Psychologists define self-esteem as our sense of personal value or…Read More→

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    Walk a mile in their shoes

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    Although I don’t watch much television, I recently I watched three programs where characters used the words crazy, psycho, or whack job to refer to people with mental illness. The entertainment world reflects what society believes. So I’m not surprised…Read More→