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March 5, 2014
by Cristina Rennie MA, RCC, CEIP – MH

horses helpingwith trauma

Horses Helping with Trauma

March 5, 2014 04:55 by Cristina Rennie MA, RCC, CEIP – MH  [About the Author]

horses helpingwith trauma
I do not believe that counselling needs to be isolated and enclosed within four walls… what happens in sessions should be able to be used on the outside, in someone’s lived life. Sometimes this is called experiential therapy and is why I believe that horses help creating practical applications of the utmost importance. Can you imagine having 40 acres and five horses as a part of the counselling experience? What kind of a world would that create to allow the freedom to explore and express yourself. [More]

February 8, 2014
by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW

food exerciseand mental health

Food, Exercise and Mental Health

February 8, 2014 04:55 by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW  [About the Author]

food exerciseand mental health
In the past few years mental health practitioners have become more aware of the connection between food, exercise and mental health. Research in these areas supports what some have known for years – we can manage and eliminate some of the more common mental health symptoms by changing what we eat and moving our bodies more. [More]

January 29, 2014
by Cristina Rennie MA, RCC, CEIP – MH

trauma informed counselling solidarityand trauma blog series 2

Trauma Informed Counselling: Solidarity and Trauma Blog Series #2

January 29, 2014 02:55 by Cristina Rennie MA, RCC, CEIP – MH  [About the Author]

trauma informed counselling solidarityand trauma blog series 2
It is my belief that solidarity can touch both clinician and anyone accessing services. In an individualistic world we are bombarded by messages that we need to be able to do things on our own and it permeates through our being, influencing our action. However this is completely contrary to our nature. We are born dependant and needing to be cared for and we thrive in community. Therefore the concept of solidarity is necessary and takes belonging to the next level. [More]