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The Silent Struggle: Overcoming Secondary Trauma with EMDR and CBT 

Today, we delve into a topic that touches many lives, yet often remains under the radar, secondary trauma. This condition not only affects professionals in high-stress fields like healthcare, therapy, social work, and emergency services but also those who encounter it through personal relationships. Also referred to as vicarious trauma, secondary trauma arises when an […]

Healing With Compassion: The Journey Through Grief And Loss

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Grief is a deeply human experience that touches each of us at some point in our lives. Whether it’s the loss of a loved one, a pet, a job, a relationship, or even a dream, grief can manifest in profound and complex ways. At Love This Therapy, we understand the depth of emotions that accompany […]

Unlocking Your Full Potential: The Role Of Counselling In Sports Performance

Meet Veronika Moore, A Certified Mental Performance Consultant ® (CMPC) and Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) who has worked with groups such as Basketball BC, Douglas College BC, and Pacific Sea Wolves.  Veronika believes in harnessing the power of the mind to enhance sports performance. As a certified mental performance consultant, she understands the intricate relationship […]

Finding Harmony: The Role of Counselling in Achieving Work-Life Balance and Self-Care

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In a world that is constantly asking too much of us, achieving a satisfying work-life balance seems like an elusive goal. We often find ourselves juggling multiple responsibilities, struggling to keep up with the demands of our careers, relationships, and personal well-being. It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday […]

Postpartum Depression: Unveiling the Journey to Recovery 

Bringing a new life into the world is often described as one of life’s most beautiful experiences. However, for many mothers, the period following childbirth can be marked by a complex emotional journey, including the development of postpartum depression (PPD). In this blog, we will delve into the realm of PPD, discussing its symptoms, risk […]

Understanding and Treating Dissociation: The Road to Recovery with CBT and DBT 

Dissociation, a phenomenon that might sound daunting, is surprisingly a common experience among many individuals. This can range from moments of daydreaming to more intense dissociative experiences. For example, have you ever found yourself lost in thought, unaware of your surroundings, or forgotten parts of a journey? Such instances are mild forms of dissociation. However, […]

Embracing the Seasons: Coping with Seasonal Depression and Hypomania 

Let’s lean in and acknowledge something many of us go through but might not fully grasp: Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. It’s a condition that can affect people in different ways, surprisingly causing not just winter depression when the days grow shorter and darker, but summer depression as well when the sun is blazing, and […]

Navigating Sleep and Anxiety: The Transformative Role of Counselling Sessions Through CBT

If you’ve ever found yourself staring at the ceiling, trapped in a cycle of restless thoughts and sleeplessness, you’re not alone. Many grapple with the intertwined challenges of insomnia and nighttime anxiety. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) offers a beacon of hope, providing tools and strategies to reclaim your nights. Understanding the Intricacies of Sleep and […]

ADHD And The Power Of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy A Guide To Hope And Healing

Is therapy helpful when it comes to managing ADHD?  You’re not alone in your quest for answers about how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) could be a good fit for managing ADHD.   ADHD, characterized by challenges like inattention, impulsivity, and at times, hyperactivity, may seem overwhelming. Counselling can help manage some of these symptoms, as well […]