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  Cindy Elkerton, Registered Psychotherapist

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Is Happiness Possible?

Posted on 12 February, 2019 at 13:20 Comments comments (5)

RELATIONSHIPS AND COUPLES' CONCERNS

We all desire closeness and intimacy. There are few things as nourishing as a loving relationship and few things as painful as a relationship wrought with conflict and animosity. Satisfying relationships require effective communication, respect, mutuality, and consideration.

Relationship skills are learned. Some people are fortunate enough to learn some of these skills in their families of origin, the rest learn later in life...

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What is Non-Death Related Grief?

Posted on 14 December, 2018 at 0:15 Comments comments (0)

Some losses have nothing to do with death, but they can still be challenging to deal with. In some cases, it might be hard to explain what happened and why you’re so upset. But no matter how it happened, it can hurt a lot when you experience a big change.


Non-death related losses include


  • Relationship breakups
  • Moving far away
  • T...
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How Does Psychotherapy Work?

Posted on 13 December, 2018 at 16:45 Comments comments (0)

Clinically speaking, psychotherapy is a form of intervention between a trained psychotherapist and a patient with a goal to aid in the problems of living. Psychotherapy is simply talking about your problems with a therapist to resolve issues like anxiety, depression, and other mental health ailments.


Psychotherapists use a variety of techniques to help improve a patient’s quality of living and mental state. The...

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Personality

Posted on 9 December, 2018 at 13:50 Comments comments (0)

Every person carries out two kinds of mental processes: how we take in information, and how we make decisions about that information. Everyone has preferred ways of using these mental processes.


It has been observed that we all live in two worlds: the outer world of things, people and events, and the inner world of our own thoughts, feelings, and reflections. Each person has a preference for either the outer world or...

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To Blog or Not to Blog

Posted on 22 July, 2018 at 20:40 Comments comments (0)

Well here we are! PPS has now entered the world of blogging. I have lots that I want to talk about so over the coming months I plan to cover the topics of anxiety, grief, depression, and relationship problems. Let me know what else you are interested in.


Today I've been thinking about the importance of metaphor in our lives.


Metaphor gives us the ability to communicate experiences and feeling...

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