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Recovering from Codependency: The Truth About People-Pleasing

The Serenity Prayer: How it Can Help Your Recovery from Addiction

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Denial and Addiction: Becoming Aware of the Inner Voice that Leads to Self-Destruction

The Knee-bone’s Connected to the Thigh-bone: The Benefits of Healing Holistically from Addictive Behaviours

Top 10 Survival Tips for Loving Someone with an Addiction

How to Enjoy the Holidays When You or Your Loved One Has an Addiction

The 16 Steps: An Alternative to 12-Step Programs

When Healers Burn Out: Causes and Prevention of Occupational Stress Among Health Care Professionals

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My office is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. I provide therapy and counselling services for the Greater Vancouver area including Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, North Vancouver and West Vancouver.