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You’ll find here a collection of short articles which apply depth psychology ideas to everyday personal experiences.

Making Changes Mindfully

Looking to makes some changes this year? There are often two approaches needed when making changes.  One – stopping the behaviour we wish to decrease or eliminate, and two – introducing desired behaviours. Often dealing with one action automatically calls upon us to do the other.  For example, when we wish to stop/decrease drinking coffee, […]

Welcoming Winter!

Winter begins this year at 2:23 pm PST, December 21.  With this new season,as well as Christmas, we may as well through in the full moon on December 22, 9:50 am PST.  [Also note, Jan. 20, @ 9:17 pm PST, the full moon will be a ‘super blood wolf moon.”   With these events in mind, I’ve suggested […]

ACE Score Significance

The ACE Study Results MORE COMING SOON! The ACE Study found a strong correlation between the occurrence of childhood adversity and issues with mental and physical health in adults. Higher ACE scores showed increased instances long-term health effects, including: gastrointestinal problems (e.g. IBS) frequent headaches and fatigue anxiety, substance abuse and depression ACE score of 4 or […]

ACE Survey

Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Questionnaire Answer ‘Yes’ or  ‘No’ to the following questions. While you were growing up, during your first 18 years of life: Did a parent or other adult in the household often … Swear at you, insult you, put you down, or humiliate you? or Act in a way that made you […]

Depth Psychology

What exactly is Depth Psychology? Depth Psychology deals with unconscious feelings, thoughts and behaviours. It can also be seen as the psychology of the soul. In practice depth psychology seeks to explore the underlying motives behind our behaviours. Although Depth Psychology is usually associated with the founding psychoanalysts Sigmund Freud and C. G. Jung, it is found in the post-modern schools of thought of Gestalt, Archetypal […]

Diane Hancox, MA, CCC provides counselling services to Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanaimo and Vancouver Island.