Trauma

As someone who specializes in trauma counselling, I have to admit that I bristle every time that I hear that word dropped casually in conversation: “That six hour flight delay was traumatizing!” “The way that movie ended was traumatic!” “He stopped returning my texts just out of the blue. It was traumatizing.” We are using […]

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What exactly is counselling?

  Many people ask me and others probably wonder: what exactly is counselling?   Counselling is not about healing others. I don’t heal anyone. I walk alongside the men* I work with as they heal themselves.   When I work with a man, I start by being in his corner so that he can learn […]

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Visual Counselling: Using Illustration in Sessions

People rarely come to counselling when they are feeling fantastic. They come to counselling because they want to change something; they feel out of balance or they are stuck in a pattern. In short, they come because of some problem. So naturally the first step is to identify the problem. While it is reasonable and […]

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