Do I have a drinking problem?

DRINKING IS FUN Let’s face it, having a few adult beverages is as American as apple pie and fireworks.  We drink to celebrate newlyweds or to ring in the new year. We drink mimosas at Sunday brunch with our girlfriends and we crack open a cold beer after a tough day at work. We drinkContinue reading “Do I have a drinking problem?”

Leaving an Abusive Relationship

Something is Wrong Many of us are familiar with the feeling that something is simply ‘not right’ in our relationship.  The constant fighting; the demeaning comments about your appearance; the sense of relief you feel when your partner is out of the house for a few hours. Intuitively you know that something is amiss, butContinue reading “Leaving an Abusive Relationship”

What’s Sex Got To Do With It?

Why Seek Psychotherapy in the First Place? As a psychotherapist, I am trained to help people feel comfortable in uncomfortable situations. Crying, long periods of silence, anger outbursts, lying and denying problems are all part of the therapy session from time to time.  It is to be expected and anticipated as a therapist.  No oneContinue reading “What’s Sex Got To Do With It?”

Depression, Anxiety, Stress… When Do I need to seek counselling?

It usually starts like this, “I don’t know if I need a therapist… actually, I am not sure what therapy is but my friend suggested I call you. I have never had a problem that I could not handle myself before this thing happened. But now I can barely concentrate, I am not sleeping well,Continue reading “Depression, Anxiety, Stress… When Do I need to seek counselling?”