Conflict Management 101

Sometimes we might find ourselves in high-pressure situations with our spouse or co-workers, which can lead to heated arguments and conflict. When we feel under attack, it is easy to become defensive and want to counterattack. Here is a quick guide to managing conflict.The person you are in ...

Aug 5

Categories: Communication Disorders Problems, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Will it ever get any better?

Life includes a certain amount of suffering. Some of the sufferings include rejection, failure, loss and trauma.  When we are going through a difficult time, it can be hard to see the light. When we are depressed or sad, we can only remember the depressed or sad times.  It can be ...

Aug 5

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Emotional ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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I Don't know who I am unless people tell me who I am.

We live in a world with instant validation or instant invalidation, thanks to social media.  If we compare ourselves to what we see on social media, we might feel bad about ourselves or our own lives.  The key here is to remember that people only post what they want you to see or believe ...

Aug 5

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Confidence, Self-Criticism, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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What do I need to know about my psychological evaluation for custody?

Divorce is stressful.  It can be even more stressful if a judge court orders psychological evaluation for custody. The order usually happens in high conflict divorces where the divorcing parents are unable to agree about custody outside of court or in mediation.  Playing games with the psychologist, the court and the judge is a bad idea ...

Aug 5

Categories: Divorce / Divorce Adjustment

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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What resilience is and isn’t

People often confuse resilience with “being tough” or “toughing it out.” A misconception is that you either have resilience, or you don’t. ...

Aug 5

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Anxiety, Post Traumatic ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Beating the Summertime Blues

By Andrew Adler, Ph.D.Director and Clinical Psychologist, Adler Family Centreadlerfamilycentre.com.hk Remember when you were a child. You couldn’t wait for summer; the end of school, the start of days spent outdoors with family and friends enjoying life. For many adults, however, summer is far less enjoyable. Summer depression is a very ...

Aug 1

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Depression

Written By:
Andrew Adler, Ph.D.

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How Psychology Counselling Can Help You Move Past Depression

At any point in your life, you may experience feelings of being down, demotivated, and burned out. These are all symptoms of depression. If you find yourself in such a difficult situation, courageously seek the professional help of a psychologist. A professional counselor can guide you towards overcoming your depression and helps you move ...

Jul 25

Categories: Positive Psychology

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Who Wants Temporary Friendships?

​I enjoy watching the sun when it rises. It’s beautiful. But I get to savor it only for awhile because it sets.One way or another, every thing or experience must end. There’s no such thing as a lifetime insurance or guarantee. That includes relationships.Psychotherapist Dr. Irvin ...

Jul 24

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Relationships & Marriage, ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Signs your Wife is Unhappily Married

Some say that women are like the weather, so unpredictable! But, when her partner ignores her for the better of himself, it is then the woman slowly starts to feel unhappy in the marriage. When the two of you stand at the altar to take each other vows, you tend to say it with meaning and from your ...

Jul 16

Categories: Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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The Financially-Dependent Wife and Tough Love

 ”Straighten up or leave,” says Mary to her husband Don. He left. And things still worked out beautifully for her.

Jul 13

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Infidelity, Marital Counseling

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Three little nuggets for more intimate, authentic relationships

Three practices (including the V-word) for more genuine and lasting relationships:Have you ever been frustrated with how difficult it is to meet genuine, real people? Or disappointed in how elusive intimate relationships seem to be? Maybe you’re just curious about how to connect with others in more authentic ways. If you can relate, this ...

Jul 13

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Robert Oleskevich @ Hero's Journey Therapy

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One Little Lesson on My Vietnam Motorbike Adventure.

A great trip overall, however there was one little thing that kept happening.. Recently, I had the amazing good fortune of going to the Ha Giang mountains in Vietnam, on a motorbike adventure with my cousin. The views and terrain were seriously spectacular and breathtaking. This was the second time ...

Jul 13

Categories: Meditation

Written By:
Robert Oleskevich @ Hero's Journey Therapy

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