Abuse

Abuse that is physical, verbal or emotional can leave psychological damage that is harder to heal than the physical injuries.

Abuse

Survivors of abuse who are at heightened risk for developing mental health issues like depression, may also suffer from anxiety, anger, dissociation, mood issues, post-traumatic stress disorder, shame, or trust issues.

A counsellor or psychotherapist can help survivors of abuse express and process difficult emotions associated with the abuse, and also help with developing self compassion and self care strategies.

If you would like help dealing with abuse or would just like to talk, please contact me.

Depression

Depression

Depression is a serious but common condition. It often causes people to feel sad or empty for long, extended periods of time. It can also affect your thinking patterns and physical health if left untreated...

Bereavement and Grief

Bereavement & Grief

Bereavement refers specifically to the process of recovering from the death of a person you loved. Grief is a reaction to any loss. Both cover a range of feelings from deep sadness to anger and there is no right or wrong way to grieve...

Stress

Stress

Stress is defined as the body’s response to the demands of life, though stress also involves emotions and the mind. Some of the most frequent stressors in life include; losing a job, getting divorced or going through a break-up...