Understanding and Overcoming Intergenerational and Family of Origin Trauma

By |2023-07-16T22:42:54-07:00July 20th, 2023|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It's estimated that over 70 per cent of Canadians will encounter at least one traumatic event during their lives[1], with nearly 10% developing PTSD at some point. Now, imagine the ripple effect when such trauma isn't processed or healed but instead transferred through generations. This intergenerational and family of origin trauma can lead to conditions ...

Mental Health Management: Self-Care Vs Self-Soothing

By |2023-07-16T22:40:07-07:00July 9th, 2023|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , , , , |

Approximately half of the population will experience or have experienced a mental illness by the time they reach 40 years old. Mental illness can impact individuals from various age groups, educational backgrounds, income levels, and cultural backgrounds. [1] With the increasing prevalence of mental health challenges, it's crucial to explore effective strategies for managing and ...

How Does Ketamine Assisted Therapy Help Clients for Healing?

By |2023-05-01T18:03:28-07:00April 26th, 2023|Categories: Health Education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ketamine assisted therapy healing has revolutionized the mental health field. Since the days of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis developed by Sigmund Freud and his contemporaries, this field has made significant progress. One of the latest approaches is Ketamine Assisted Therapy (KAT). Ketamine is a generic dissociative medication. It is primarily used and recognized as one of the ...

How To Reclaim Your Body After Cancer Treatment

By |2019-09-19T14:16:02-07:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that bodywork can help reclaim body image and self-esteem after cancer? Integrating the experience of cancer for survivors is both physical and emotional. Each survivor’s journey is different and the impact on physical function, feelings and sexuality are unique to them.  After cancer, it’s important to take care of the body, deal ...

Inherited family trauma and healing through Family Constellations

By |2017-12-22T22:35:10-08:00February 15th, 2017|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , |

If you don’t know what it is you’re looking for, how could you possibly find it? Anxiety, fear, financial worries, depression, illness and unhappy relationships can all be forms of inherited emotional trauma. Our current therapeutic models rarely identify the unconscious family dynamics that underlie many of the physical, emotional and psychological symptoms that we ...

Be Intense! The Feminine Energy Treasure Map

By |2017-12-23T10:42:07-08:00July 7th, 2016|Categories: Special Events|Tags: , , , |

“Be bold, have your experience,”  says Samar Shata to a captive audience at Empower Health Clinic, on Commercial Drive, East Vancouver.  Samar is a psychotherapist, with a focus on women and the Feminine Experience.   Her talk was titled the Feminine Energy Treasure Map. How we label human experience. She explains how the medical system labels ...

You can’t talk your way out of Anxiety!

By |2017-12-23T11:06:37-08:00January 28th, 2016|Categories: Conditions|Tags: , , |

Does this sound like you?   High anxiety.  Too many things to do.  Financial troubles.  Stress of deadlines or family pressures.  Recent accident or surgery.  Sleepless nights. Overly tight muscles or pain.  Think you might have PTSD? It may feel like your concentration is gone, and you can’t sleep. Your chest is tight or your throat feels ...

How Does TRE Resets Your Nervous System After Trauma?

By |2022-10-04T16:18:45-07:00August 19th, 2015|Categories: Health Education|Tags: , , , , , |

Its a little known secret that your autonomic nervous system holds the key to your highest functioning and health. TRE is an effective and drug free ways to reduce the effects of stress, trauma and create a sense of ease and deep relaxation in the body.