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5 out of 5 Star Review “Kiss The Bear” by Rick Barker

Kiss The Bear! By Rick Barker Review by Terri Kovalcik 5 out of 5 star review I was gifted this book to read and let me tell you that it has been a very long time since I picked up … Continue reading

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A Blind Case Study to Open: Two Ways to be Married at the Same Time

It is a very old saying that you can be married to your job but try being married to the job and have a spouse at the same time. Not everyone who is in a relationship are secure in feelings … Continue reading

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Repeated Exposure Triggering

One of the things about being a counselor is that we are taught to divert attention to a different aspect when the client is trying to discuss feelings about what is happening for them. One could say that on average … Continue reading

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The Option To Grow, Care for Ones’ Self, and to Self Nuture

When we get down to the basics of any relationships we tend to find our selves in a triangle and what is termed by Stephen Karpman as the Drama Triangle as seen below: I would like to relate this triangle … Continue reading

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Financial Anxieties And Where They Can Take You

One of the things about being a Counsellor according to the Skilled Helper is that as a Counsellor one must be “willing to go there”. If a person doesn’t have an experience that another has described how is it that … Continue reading

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Verbal Emotional Love; A To Do List

Admittedly I have been experiencing depths of depression and trying to regain control of emotions that have been turned off and triggered. This is my internal life; it is like a cup, it fills with “contents” then it begins to … Continue reading

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Life, Consequences, and the Pitty Pot Parade

Life happens. It happens day in day out, in moments, minutes, hours, weeks, months and years. Within the function of day to day living a range of activities occurs for each person on this planet. This is our common thread … Continue reading

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Pretending Happy

“Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee this is so much fun!” “Wow look at the stars, aren’t they pretty?” “Laa laaa laaa sing a Smurfy song” “Chiggleee wiggleee went the worm” These are sentences of someone who has a type of Bipolar Disorder who is … Continue reading

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When Letting Go Hurts Too Much

I don’t know about you but the thought of having a funeral for idealized parents creates tears streaming down my face. It hurts too much and I don’t want to let go of the idealized parent.   Yes it is … Continue reading

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Booking Time

So here you are at home and you’re waiting for your relationship partner to come home from work except the phone rings and they’re saying somebody is requiring his/her services/help. Off they go leaving you behind to do the chore … Continue reading

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