Limerence, often described as a state of involuntary obsession with another person, is like an all-consuming experience of romantic fixation. This can be incredibly painful and make people wonder what is wrong with them and why it hurts so bad. Living with a whirlwind of emotions, intrusive thoughts, and unrelenting questioning, can leave you feeling […]
Embracing the Elastic Band Analogy Think about your life as though you have an elastic band wrapped around you. The elastic band has two versions of you in it – your child self and your adult self. The distance between the two will impact the tension of the elastic band. The closer they are together […]
Why is it that when you finally put time aside to focus on yourself, the experience of self-care is far from the blissful mental and physical retreat envisioned?
Let’s be honest – making changes is hard. The idea of change is so very appealing with promises of growth, self-discovery, and mastery but sometimes it can feel like an uphill battle, especially when that pesky imposter syndrome tries to make its way into our narrative. But let’s sit back and think about this. Change […]
For individuals seeking a more concentrated and accelerated healing experience, EMDR intensives offer a unique and profound approach.
Does Everyone have Trauma? Trauma seems to be a controversial term which can be challenging to fully grasp. The recent surge in the use of the term trauma on social media has led to many debates about what trauma is and who has it. More often than not an attack occurs when someone’s trauma seems […]
What does trauma mean? The word “trauma” has its origins in ancient Greek, where “τραῦμα” (trauma) or the term “τραυματικός” (traumatikos) described an injury from a wound. The concept of trauma in ancient Greek society was mainly focused on the physical aspect of injury rather than the psychological or emotional impact we associate with trauma […]
Forgiveness does not necessarily mean forgetting or condoning the wrongdoing, but rather choosing to move forward without holding onto the emotional weight of the past.
EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, is a therapeutic approach which helps individuals work through traumatic experiences, anxiety, and other emotional difficulties. Here’s some information to help you understand the origin of EMDR and how it works. What does it involve? There is an 8-phase treatment plan, which provides transparency to the process. The […]
EMDR is a type of therapy that is effective in helping people process traumatic and negative experiences. Whilst each clients experience of EMDR will be different, EMDR therapy involves specific techniques and phases.