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Why are we different than other Psychologists and counselling services?
Here at New Hope Counselling Centre we believe in dealing with the root problem not just psychological symptoms. For decades the primary focus of psychology has been on the symptoms, which frequently leads to the resurfacing of the problem once again. We take care of your root issues so that your symptoms are resolved. Offering you hope for a better tomorrow. We can help. There is hope.
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Basics of EMDR
Introduction to New Hope Counselling Centre
Trauma Resolution Via Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
Four Psychological Resources
There are numerous things that cause stress, such as situations and circumstances that are perceived or actual pressures. Though stress is often perceived as external but it is also internal. Internal stress is perceived stress and which is the result of our past and probably that of our childhood. Negative external stressors can include work schedules, performance demands, marital difficulties, a troubled child, a family sickness, change of a job, and much more. Positive external stressors can include getting married, going to school, receiving a…read more
Though there are some who deny the existence of the unconscious mind but by defining it you will better understand the reasoning behind it and its importance. The unconscious mind is not unconscious in the sense of being in some state of a coma, rather it is better understood as that part of our brain or our soul that our conscious or rational, cognitive mind is to some degree unaware of. The unconscious mind is that part of the brain and soul of a person that has been called as the right brain, the imaginative, playful, creative, emotional and most…read more
PTSD symptoms are categorized in the DSM-V into four major symptoms which are Flashbacks, Hypervigilance, Negative thoughts, and Avoidance of people, places or things. Most other symptoms of Post-traumatic stress can fit into these four major areas but they can often look different from person to person, age to age and gender to gender. Below is a list of possible PTSD symptoms that a person can experience, though some of these symptoms can be the result of other medical complications or be intertwined. It is best when looking at these various…read more
Emergency wards in hospitals at times are occupied by those who think they are having a heart attack, intestinal issues, severe abdominal pains, or even a stroke when in actuality they are having a panic attack. PTSD can be debilitating if not treated immediately. Curing PTSD is more important than masking it. Yes, curing Post-traumatic stress can be a reality for you!
How does Post-traumatic Stress Disorder develop? Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD develops when a shocking, upsetting, or terrifying event occurs that you have witnessed…
Poor communication in marriage can be a very serious problem but the good news is that the problem is fixable. Communication at best can be a tricky endeavour especially when your own feelings and beliefs get in the way. Fred and Doris, who came in for some counselling, have been married for over 10 years. They have become increasingly frustrated with each other and have grown apart. This couple once happily married no longer feels love for each other. Where they used to laugh and play together now they avoid each other and when they…read more
Anger is a basic human emotion that we all experience. Anger can be defined as experiencing displeasure in something or someone deemed to be a threat, harmful or evil. Anger is part of what is called the fight mechanism in our body which is often caused by anxiety when there is a perceived threat to self, to ones rights, possessions or moral and ethical values. Anger is aroused by anxiety because of a perceived threat to one’s self, possessions, rights, or values. We can experience anger when we feel blocked or prevented from saying or doing…read more
My wife and I went to visit some friends and shortly after arriving our hostess began to tell us all about the self-help books she had been reading and how she now understood her problems and how to resolve them. She was very pleased with herself but also quite...read more
The differences between Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychotherapists and Counsellors can be both diverse and similar. Most people know the term Psychologist, but here we will break down the difference between all of these.read more
Unless you had a pre-arranged marriage you married for “love”. Let’s be more precise, you married because your emotional needs were being met by the one you had been dating and engaged to. Here is where the problem comes into play.
Your unconscious mind is that part of you that is much like…read more