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April 5, 2019

Clients have had varying responses to my tears; some find it profoundly validating, evidence that I am moved by them, and that I am real and human. Some, I suspect, find it vaguely embarrassing.

October 7, 2018

Anyone being consumed by their pain and suffering will understand the need to be heard, the need to have their feelings acknowledged and validated, to know that

August 17, 2018

Often a person living with depression will put on a mask of joy for the world around them, a mask of 'I'm alright thanks', a mask of acceptability and an outward mask of coping with life, just like everyone else. These are often masks to hide shame or their...

July 27, 2018

I am taking back the driving seat by exposing my Inner Critic and admitting its power over me. I admit the shame and embarrassment I feel as a Counsellor to get stuck in self-depreciation and disappointing myself.

April 20, 2018

As weeks passed by, I learned more about my self, grew a lot, and became much stronger in my ability to handle the stress. Throughout that time the quote would frequently re-emerge. “You know what Winston Churchill used to say…”.

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