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exploring felt sense, trauma in the body, and a healing-centred approach
LGBTQ2S counselling and art therapy
‘A healing centered approach to addressing trauma requires a different question that moves beyond ‘What happened to you?” to “What’s right with you?” and views those exposed to trauma as agents in the creation of their own well-being rather than victims of traumatic events’ (Ginwright, 2018). Ginwright, S. (2018, May 31). The Future of Healing: Shifting From Trauma Informed Care to Healing Centered Engagement. Retrieved from https://medium.com/@ginwright/the-future-of-healing-shifting-from-trauma-informed-care-to-healing-centered-engagement-634f557ce69c
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LGBTQ2S counselling and art therapy
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we find ourselves wanting to stay connected to family and friends. This brings us to technologies that let us connect while staying at home. For some of us, connecting also means continuing talk therapy online or even learning a new way to sit with the difficulty of physical isolation. One creative way to ease stress and alleviate tension may be art therapy. I imagine you’re wondering what is art therapy and how might...
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Perhaps you’re considering what it might be like to work with a counsellor online for the first time, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maybe you’re familiar with online therapy and want to get my take on how our first session may go. Whether you’re just arriving at my website or we’ve already spoken by phone, I hope this post helps you to get to know how I do this work, online. As a woman who identifies as white, trans, queer,...
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