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Juliana Fruhling Juliana Fruhling, MA-MFT, RCC

Juliana is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and couples and family therapist, with training in Emotionally Focussed Therapy, Satir Transformational Systems Therapy and OEI, Trauma Therapy. Juliana is passionate about helping families, couples and individuals from all walks of life. In addition to being a therapist, she is the writer of light-hearted stories about life and parenthood on her award-winning blog,

Office Location:
11295 Mellis Drive
Richmond, British Columbia
V6X 1L8
Phone: 778-308-6396

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April 20, 2015
by Juliana Fruhling,MA-MFT, RCC


The Trolls That Don't Live Under a Bridge: Understanding the Threat of Online Trolling

April 20, 2015 07:55 by Juliana Fruhling,MA-MFT, RCC  [About the Author]

In recent times, with the increased use of social media and the internet as a primary source of interaction between individuals, we have also seen an increase in something that has come to be known as “trolling”. Trolling is defined as an online activity where “individuals actively seek to disrupt and cause problems for their own satisfaction or enjoyment” (Pulman & Taylor, 2012), and individuals who engage in trolling are commonly referred to as “trolls”. [More]

March 30, 2015
by Juliana Fruhling,MA-MFT, RCC


After We Are 'Mommy' and 'Daddy': The Truth About the Post-Parental Period

March 30, 2015 07:55 by Juliana Fruhling,MA-MFT, RCC  [About the Author]

Midlife, also known as middle-age, is by far the longest period of a person's life, due to a recent increase in lifespan thanks to healthier lifestyles and advances in medical care, but sadly it is commonly depicted in a negative light in our culture, especially during the post-parental period of midlife (McGoldrick, Carter & Garcia-Preto, 2011). Midlife crises, menopause, empty-nest syndrome, these are some of the things we think of when we think of midlife, which lends support to the negative view we have of it, and of aging in general. [More]

February 11, 2015
by Juliana Fruhling,MA-MFT, RCC


Doctor's Orders- Time to Play Evidence Suggests

February 11, 2015 11:30 by Juliana Fruhling,MA-MFT, RCC  [About the Author]

Research has shown that one tool that has proven to be effective in reducing anxiety in young children is educating parents to engage with their children in Non-Directive Play, also known as Child-Centred Play. Non-Directive Play Therapy has been practiced for years as an effective therapeutic technique to use with young children. [More]