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Confessions of a Counsellor

Confessions of a Counsellor

By AboutConnection

Here we will talk all things mental wellness and how to create it! I am Registered Professional Counsellor and Self Worth Activist.

I am an introvert, lover of chocolate, a good book, and fluffy animals!
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Episode Thirty Five: Busyness
How busyness can affect our well being and what my push back against it is. 
July 11, 2019
Episode Thirty Four: Therapeutic Process
What the therapeutic process is and how to make it work for you. 
May 30, 2019
Episode Thirty Three: Mental Health Awareness Month
How can we talk about mental health in a more inclusive way. 
May 16, 2019
Episode Thirty Two: Shame
I talk about the things I have been feeling shameful about. 
April 25, 2019
Episode Thirty One: Medication Stigma
The other side of taking medication and what is important to consider 
April 11, 2019
Episode Thirty: Mental Illness and Recovery
Have you been having a hard time lately - here's one for you. What does it mean to be in recovery? 
March 29, 2019
Episode Twenty Nine: Self Doubt, feeling like an impostor.
Self doubt - confessions about mine and how to overcome self doubt. 
February 25, 2019
Episode Twenty Eight: Judgements
What is judgement, what is it function and how can we manage our judgements?
February 11, 2019
Episode Twenty Seven: What Mindfulness Is Not
A conversation about three myths about mindfulness and how to use mindfulness to enhance the tools you use in therapy. 
January 28, 2019
Episode Twenty Five: Holiday Rush
How to stay grounded and to enjoy yourself over the holidays
January 8, 2019
Episode Twenty Six: Grounding Meditation
Welcome to 2019, here is a meditation to ground and start the new year with loving kindness.
January 7, 2019
Episode Twenty Two: Shoulding
Talking about how "shoulding" can affect how we think and feel about who we are.
October 23, 2018
Episode Twenty One: Guest Tracy Miles
I chat with Tracy Miles about the wisdom model, what it means to tap into ourselves and the power of being connected to ourselves and how this changes our relationships with others.
October 8, 2018
Episode Twenty: DSM
Talking about the DSM and the difference between diagnosis and mental wellness.
September 25, 2018
Episode Nineteen: Weather Change
Some tips on how to help your mood as the weather changes.
September 10, 2018
Episode Eighteen: Stop Taking Things Personally
Happiness and Taking thing Personally - some ways to reframe how we perceive others.
September 10, 2018
Episode Seventeen: Depression
What is depression and how my experiences with depression have changed my approach.
August 8, 2018
Episode Sixteen: The Other Side of Mental Health
An episode about the other side of Mental Helath and what it means to be in the caretaker role and how I would like to see this change.
July 23, 2018
Episode Fifteen: Exhausted Motherhood
Mental Health and Motherhood, what I would like to see the conversation turn into.
July 10, 2018
Episode Fourteen: Emotional Regulation
Emotional Regulation: How to experience your feelings and process them.
June 18, 2018
Episode Thirteen: Embarrassment
I talk about embarrassing things about therapy and how I view them as a therapist.
May 14, 2018
Episode Twelve: Beliefs
A talk about beliefs and how to uncover them and how they can play a role in our lives
April 23, 2018
Episode Eleven: Self Responsibility
Today's podcast is all about recognizing what power we have to change ourselves so that we can have the outcomes we want.
April 9, 2018
Episode Ten: Behaviour Change
In this episode I talk about two models of behaviour change and my favourite tool that I use both for myself and my clients.
March 26, 2018
Episode Nine: Needs
What are your needs and how can we meet them.
March 13, 2018
Episode Eight: Self Worth
Talking about self worth and the difference between self esteem and self compassion
February 25, 2018
Episode Seven: Vulnerability
Vulnerability and how to show up when you wear multiple hats.
February 12, 2018
Episode Six: Anxiety
What is anxiety, what is happening in our bodies and some helpful coping techniques.
January 21, 2018
Episode Five: Grounding Meditation
A grounding meditation to start the year off ready to create the life you want.
January 8, 2018
Episode Four: 5 Helpful Therapy Hints
In this week's episode I talk about five things to help make therapy more helpful
December 25, 2017
EpisodeThree: Joys And Drains
I talk about self care, how to create, the key elements and the tool I use most often,
December 11, 2017
Episode Two: Postpartum Depression
I share my Story about Postpartum Depression and what helped me.
November 27, 2017
Episode One: Introduction
My story and answering the number one question I get.
November 9, 2017