Dealing with Pain and Suffering

Life Can Throw you Lemons Today is the Anniversary of my Bone Marrow Transplant in 2015 at Vancouver General Hospital. I want to share a bit of my story with you today and offer hope to anyone going through something difficult at the moment. The day after my wifes 30th birthday I was diagnosed with […]

Using Gottman’s 7 Principles To Make A Marriage Work In Therapy With Couples

Couples Counselling St Albert - how to make a relationship work

The Four Horsemen in a relationship is a reference not to the Biblical story but instead of the four major obstacles that can ruin a relationship. Often one or all four of the horsemen will surface during conflict discussions, and it becomes essential to eliminate them by ideally replacing them with something more productive.

Understanding Mental Illness and Trauma

I currently started a position working with youth who have been on the brink of homelessness and always have a heart for individuals who are homeless because I think about the parents of these individuals and the narratives of each one of them.  A quote from Bessel Van Der Kolk MD “how did an innocent […]