SERVICES

I offer a variety of techniques and tools to meet your needs. There is always a discussion and consent before we start. It is important to me to pace each visit towards the needs of the individual.

Everyone experiences stress at some point in life, whether in response to a major event like the death of a loved one or to ongoing difficulties at work. But when stress and the symptoms associated with it begin to interfere with your normal functioning, it may be time to seek professional help.

My services include:

 

Conventional talk therapy - talking through a problem, and focusing on the solution.

 

Guided Meditations/Mindfulness - To explore sitting with difficult emotions, with awareness, acceptance, without self-judgement to increase the tolerance of discomfort when dealing with a difficult situation.

 

Inner Child/Sub-Personalities work - once you have learned techniques to ground yourself and have increased body awareness, some may want to to discover more about themselves.  The burdens carried by children can take a toll on many. When you release old hurts, beliefs that are no longer serving you, letting go of blocks preventing you from establishing your goals today can be an  a amazing discovery of  self energy to get you there.

 

EFT- Emotional Freedom technique is an easy, effective stress reduction tool I love to teach and empower people to use. By tapping with your fingers on certain accupoints of the upper body, and talking about an emotional stressor; it helps dissolves the stress by calming your nervous system. When this happens, it allows you to step back, reframe your thoughts and emotions and keep your functional, rational part of the brain on board to go about your day. It can be used to release fears, phobias, anxiousness, guilt, loss, trauma and other negative emotions and/or beliefs. EFT can be used for daily stress, keeping energies aligned and in tune, and can also help to be creative and enhance performance.

 

Chakra Balancing - To restore, charge and balance your energy centres. We are all exposed to daily stressors whether they are people or the environment.

 

Chakra Cording - To transform a relationship. Great for break ups, or wanting to improve an existing relationship. Note  that parental cords cannot be cut, but can be transformed to assist changing a relationship without having a conversation with them.

 

Attachment Styles - For many of us, being raised in a secure environment did not happen. It may be useful to learn your style and how it maybe affecting your relationships. We are designed for secure attachment, and therapy can help us heal from our past.

 

Couples Counselling - Learning our attachment styles, conflict styles and developmental history all helps to understand how easy it is to get into relationship difficulties. Learning each others "love language" helps us to communicate and support one another. It is entirely possible to maintain individuality and share a deep connection with another. It starts with a commitment.

 

CBT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Our thoughts are so powerful and can affect our mood and behaviour when we attach meaning to those thoughts. Learning to be mindful of our thoughts enables us to change the outcome of our mood, and ultimately our day. This evidence-based tool is a standard approach that requires a willingness to participate outside of the session by keeping thought records. This helps you gain access of what's holding you back from your desired outcomes.

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            Presentations:

Compassion Fatigue - The Cost of Caring

Learn an ABC approach of Awareness, Balance and Connection to promote resiliency when you do what you do best, caring for others.

For helping professionals

PLease contact me for further details

181 Main St. E.

Milton, On.

Canada

L9T 1N7

Tel: 905-749-2445

Vij Richards

Depression/Anxiety

Stress/Trauma/Loss

RN Reg. Psychotherapist