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Speaking Your Truth

The Value of Speaking Your Truth    This is your message for the week of December 11, 2016 Finding your voice and being assertive is a challenge for many. This video shares my own insights into the value of speaking … Continue reading

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Deepening Conversations

Here is the weekly recovery message for September 11, 2016 on how to improve communication and make it more meaningful using probing questions Click here to view your video  

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Communication

By Ms. Paige Abbott, M.Sc., R.Psych. “Why is our credit card bill so high this month? I thought we agreed that we would stick to a limit,” says Shelley to her partner, Dan, as she stands in the doorway to … Continue reading

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The Karpman Drama Triangle

By Ms. Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist The Karpman Drama Triangle is a psychological concept that comes out of Transactional Analysis (TA) theory. The idea behind the drama triangle is to describe the roles that individuals may take in a situation. … Continue reading

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Three Steps to Reduce Conflict and Increase Intimacy in Relationships

By Ms. Patricia Lavelle, Registered Psychologist and Dr. Raju Hajela The Push-Pull Trap Disagreements and tension are common in relationships.   People, especially couples, get into repetitive arguments about many things such as what are the priorities, who is doing the … Continue reading

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