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I picked a word for 2022. Did you?

It's been said that feelings last 90 seconds. Anyone who has spent time making consistent contact with their inner experience knows that's probably about right. Feelings are not something solid. They're made up of energy, and tend to shift quickly when we ...
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Exploring the Inner Architecture of Choice

Sometimes people ask me: “why am I so hard on my partner?” I love this question and I think I might know the answer. Do you think you might be angry… maybe even rage level angry? You’ve been dealing with ...
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Psilocybin in Psychotherapy

I'd love to share a little bit about something beautiful that I have had the pleasure and privilege of being involved in ~ legal, end-of-life psilocybin journeys. The first two journeys I sat were with Bruce (in the photo above)... ...
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The Erotic As Power

Audre Lorde reads the essay "Uses of the Erotic: the Erotic as Power" ... one of the most important essays of the 20th century. She talks about eros, "the personification of love in all it's aspects" - "the lifeforce of ...
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A Moment of Focusing

Hi there, I'm Angela, and I offer in-person, telehealth sessions and walk-and-talk therapy. I am a strenths-based, person-centered depth psychotherapist who provides therapy to adults and young adults who are seeking support in healing and growing through various life challenges. ...
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Francis Weller on Grief & Soul Hygiene

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaI-4c92Mqo "This massive darkness makes us small. Not having practices to move through grief keeps us small. I consider grief a threshold. When we step across that threshold and enter the room of grief then we enter the room of ...
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Focusing on a New Year

It's that time of year that everyone's on fire with setting intentions! "I will love myself more."  "I will exercise more." "I will eat healthier."  I don't know about you, but I've always found that any attempts at self-discipline later turn into an unkind voice when I ...
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Good Grief: We need to stop hyper-labelling our experience and start actually experiencing!

"Grief is subversive, undermining the quiet agreement to behave and be in control of our emotions. It is an act of protest that declares our refusal to live numb and small. There is something feral about grief, something essentially outside ...
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I picked a word for 2022. Did you?

It's been said that feelings last 90 seconds. Anyone who has spent time making consistent contact with their inner experience knows that's probably about right. Feelings are not something solid. They're made up of energy, and tend to shift quickly when we can be present with them. We can also get stuck in them when we're swept off our main current into whirlpools of shame, embarrassment, pain or ...
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Exploring the Inner Architecture of Choice

Sometimes people ask me: “why am I so hard on my partner?” I love this question and I think I might know the answer. Do you think you might be angry… maybe even rage level angry? You’ve been dealing with the residue of thousands of years of patriarchy packed into and then imploding your one century, but simultaneously, you are STILL told that you can’t ...
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Psilocybin in Psychotherapy

I'd love to share a little bit about something beautiful that I have had the pleasure and privilege of being involved in ~ legal, end-of-life psilocybin journeys. The first two journeys I sat were with Bruce (in the photo above)... one was featured in Vice (last November: https://www.vice.com/en/article/4adw4w/canada-is-allowing-people-with-depression-to-do-psychedelic-mushrooms) and on CBC (https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1865904707679). The next was a beautiful human was facing off with the psychological battle ...
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The Erotic As Power

Audre Lorde reads the essay "Uses of the Erotic: the Erotic as Power" ... one of the most important essays of the 20th century. She talks about eros, "the personification of love in all it's aspects" - "the lifeforce of all women ... that creative energy empowered, the knowledge and use of which we are now reclaiming in our history, our loving, our work and ...
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A Moment of Focusing

Hi there, I'm Angela, and I offer in-person, telehealth sessions and walk-and-talk therapy. I am a strenths-based, person-centered depth psychotherapist who provides therapy to adults and young adults who are seeking support in healing and growing through various life challenges. I've been a therapist for a decade and so I've worked in the realms of addictions, eating disorders, chronic pain and then in private practice ...
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Francis Weller on Grief & Soul Hygiene

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaI-4c92Mqo "This massive darkness makes us small. Not having practices to move through grief keeps us small. I consider grief a threshold. When we step across that threshold and enter the room of grief then we enter the room of grief, it has a way of opening up the rest of our lives. When we suppress grief, we live in a flatline culture and rely ...
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PRAISE

“Circlework provided for me a space to reflect and feel connected to myself and other women. To be able to take that feeling—that space—with me day to day provided me with a sense of empowerment and reassurance to any challenges I may face.”

-NADIA, VANCOUVER, BC