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Don’t Expect a Diagnosis

By Angela Cara | October 21, 2020

If you are looking for a diagnosis of “Major Depression”, this is the job of a Psychologist (a therapist who has registered as a Psychologist after obtaining a PhD in the field) or Psychiatrist (a Medical Doctor who has done further training in Psychology). Though we therapists will likely notice patterns organizing around a diagnosis…

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Turn On is Medicine. But What if Your Partner is Driving You Bananas?

By Angela Cara | May 20, 2020

4 Steps to Deal with Intense Emotions Toward Your Intimate Partner In the last Shakti Story with Blaire, I asked her any tips she would give to anyone who isn’t feeling sexy or attracted to their intimate partner right now. I loved her point about how you just can’t force it. She recommends to spend…

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The Power of Inner Work

By Angela Cara | April 14, 2020

At times of desperation, working with imagination can help us to center ourselves and hold our vision for how things could be. Here is a practice inviting the felt sense of support to the area of our chest and heart. I hope it is helpful. I really believe it’s even more imperative that we need…

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$60 Counselling!

By Angela Cara | April 7, 2020

For anyone who may be financially struggling right now and would like some counselling support, I’ve got a lovely, dedicated, caring student named Carmen who is currently completing her Master’s in Counselling that I will be supervising in my practice from now through the Fall.  She’ll be doing 50 min Zoom or phone sessions for…

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Introducing Focusing-oriented Therapy

By Angela Cara | March 31, 2020

I created a video to share a little bit about Focusing-oriented Therapy and touch on why it might be helpful at this time and guide a short practice. I believe that working in the implicit, subtle realms is so important right now as we navigate our relationship to the outer world. Although pain and fear…

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Power & Pleasure – A Women’s Workshop

By Angela Cara | June 12, 2019

Connect to your sense of power. Honour your boundaries. Make space for pleasure. Lead with power & joy. Saturday 13th July 2-6PMCanadian Memorial Center for Peace1825 W 16th, Vancouver $60 early bird (Until June 30th). $80 regular registration.Payment via interact transfer to With Angela Caruk & Uschi Steedman Angela is a pyschotherapist passionate about…

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By Angela Cara | March 4, 2019

Our March Circle was a beautiful circle of women who enjoyed singing together, creating art for fun, and exploring our intuitive instincts through movement and play.

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Something New: A Jungian Group!

By Angela Cara | January 2, 2019

For something new … an all genders group called “Journey Into the Self”.  I will be offering this with my colleague, Art Therapist Cammi Manchur.  We will be exploring together 4 Jungian concepts over 4 weeks: the Persona, the Anima/Animus, the Shadow, and finally… the Self.  I LOVE jungian psych! It is deep but can…

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Circlework: Empowering Feminine Wisdom

By Angela Cara | January 1, 2019

Are you craving more connection to yourself and other women? Are you longing for that sense of being in community? Join me – Angela, MA, RCC – for Circlework. Inspired by Jalaja Bonheim, it’s a practice that women all around the world are using to heal and empower themselves and their life.

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Dancing Bliss

By Angela Cara | November 10, 2018

I LOVE DANCING! I’ve always loved dancing. I find it fun, freeing and also … a place where I actually discover stillness through movement.​I really struggled finding stillness in formal meditation at first, and still do much of the time, but somehow every time I dance (as long as there are some good tunes) my…

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