Co-Dependency

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Co-Dependency Most people are familiar with the term co-dependency as it relates to individuals impacted by another’s substance misuse.  However, co-dependency can happen in other relationships too.  In counselling psychology, …

Play and Activities

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Play and Activities ~a family that plays together, stays together~ “For many families, play is the missing ingredient that glues the family together. Play has the ability to open closed …

Perks

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Perks Even on the most routine of school/work days, there are little emotional pick-me-ups or “perks” that we can savor. For me, it might be a 3:00 PM coffee with …

Transitional Objects

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Transitional Objects Whether referred to as transitional objects, comfort objects, or “security blankets”, we tend to think of these as childhood occurrences.  But many adults use transitional objects as tools …