Once partners realize that the arguing and distancing are their attempts to preserve the relationship, they are able to stop seeing each other as the enemy and start understanding how much they matter to one another.
No matter your attachment style(s), we all have a basic need for safety, belonging and love. Seeking connection is a fundamental part of being human–and often a central part of healing in therapy.
If we reflect on what it is that all of us essentially want, it can generally be summed up as: wanting to find lasting happiness. The unfortunate reality, however, is that the way we got about finding lasting happiness often doesn’t work. Here are 6 reasons why that is
We’re angry and we feel righteous and justified in our anger. The trouble is, when we walk away feeling “right”, we are also walking away from our partners.
MBCT is an eight-week group intervention designed to help individuals with recurrent depression prevent relapse following successful treatment.
Everyone’s familiar with adult stress: among other sources, adults can face family stress, work stress, financial stress, and health stress. But adults aren’t the only ones suffering from this pervasive mental health problem: teenagers are also reporting increasing levels of stress.
]This year, you’ve resolved to get help: to learn tools for managing panic attacks, to explore the issues underlying your relationship fiascos, or to decrease your drinking. You’re ready to seek therapy. But now what?
Unavoidable stress is caused by things like weather, delays, other people’s behaviour, and physical pain or discomfort. Avoidable stress is generated when we make every small thing into a big deal.
Last weekend, the Quebec Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Foundation held their 11th annual conference in Montreal, a one-day event designed to update the OCD community on new treatments for this problem