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Trauma Train

Trauma Train Trauma in early life is in the eye of the beholder. We all recognize sexual abuse, neglect, violence, verbal abuse and exposure to violence between our parents as trauma but many times from a child’s perspective walking in … Continue reading

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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction This seems to make men crazy and women sad. Men judge their self worth by their erections thus the craziness. I am constantly amazed by men when in therapy divulge that they are having problems getting and maintaining … Continue reading

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Negative Narrator

Negative Narrator As a Cognitive Behavior Therapist I am constantly amazed by how many clients have no idea of the negative self talk that goes on within their brain. We grow desensitized to the clamor of these automatic negative thoughts … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

Spring has Sprung Spring is the time when most of us decide to get back into running, walking or cycling. I am not in this group as I ride year round. According to theories in Psychopathology normal people fall within … Continue reading

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Weak Link in the Chain

Watch out for that weak link in your Chain. Many times when counselling a client I observe that they want to talk about their strengths. I think this is good to a point but they didn’t come to see me … Continue reading

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Gasoline and Dynamite

Gasoline and Dynamite When working with clients in counselling situations I use a metaphor of a smoker trying to quit smoking but doing it in a room filled with dynamite and soaked in gasoline. The consequences of failure are weighted … Continue reading

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Don’t worry about the Trigger, unload the gun.

Don’t worry about the Trigger, Unload Your Gun! I have been working with the Dan Snook Foundation lately and after a radio interview have been amazed at the emotions at work in the field of working with young people who … Continue reading

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Watch Out!!!

Last night when leading a community ride, I was riding on a new bike trail on the Queensborough Loop and came across a hazard that seemed to be waiting for me. Right across the trail was strung a string used … Continue reading

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Bike Share in Vancouver

Bike Share in Vancouver I have watched with interest as a bike friendly city council has made great changes for cyclists all around Vancouver. They have angered many people who want to drive their cars unimpeded around the city and … Continue reading

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Bike Share in Vancouver

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