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Suzanne McKay, CCC

3 Steps to Cultivate Hope

    Hope. It’s one of those words that you know what it means, but if someone asked you to define it, the meaning might escape you. Is hope a thought? A feeling? A state of mind? It feels great when we have it, and

Light in the Darkness of Uncertainty

      When Charles Dicken’s wrote: “it was the best ot times, it was the worst of times…” I wonder if he considered the terror of the uncertain times.  I think we can conclude that the past twenty years have been defined by the

The Love Hangover: The price for euphoria

The Love Hangover: The price for euphoria            It’s happened, you’re in love! You’ve found your soulmate, the one. Life is complete. And it’s as good as you ever dreamed it could be. This person is…different.  It doesn’t matter that they don’t match your

So you think you’re managing things…

We all deal with stress, no doubt. But how do you know when things have gone from typical stress to crisis? As it turns out, there are a lot of different indicators. For many of us, we have a sense when this turn happens–we’ve let

6 Questions to Find the Therapist that’s Right for You

The relationship between therapist and client is the most important factor in determining if counselling is successful. It doesn’t matter if the therapist graduated from a prestigious university, is endorsed by celebrities, or charges thousands of dollars an hour. The best outcomes will happen when you