Online Therapy

Share important details, updates, and news about online therapy with Clayre Sessoms Psychotherapy, such as what to expect during your first session or questions to ask your therapist as you explore your options for online therapy.

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Introducing Queer and Trans Therapist Audrey Wolfe, RCC for Youth in BC

In a world that increasingly challenges the very existence of queer, trans, nonbinary, and questioning youth through the ongoing threats of punitive legislation, the school-by-school erosion of promised 2SLGBTQIA+ protections, and mounting concerns for a stable and connected future, the need for compassionate, informed support has never been more critical....
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Advocating for Extended Health Insurance Coverage for RCCs and CCCs in British Columbia

In today’s evolving landscape of mental health care in British Columbia (BC), a critical gap exists. While many are fortunate to have extended health insurance covering their mental health services, many face limitations when seeking care. The present coverage confines many to services by Registered Social Workers or Registered Psychologists,...
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A Bridge of Understanding: The Importance of Therapeutic Alliance in Supporting Trans* and Gender Diverse Individuals in Online Therapy

On the Importance of Therapeutic Alliance: An Introduction Welcome to this exploration of the therapeutic alliance, a crucial component in psychotherapy that helps facilitate a safe and comfortable environment, particularly for trans* and gender-diverse clients. It’s a powerful tool, a dance of trust and understanding that heavily influences the therapy...
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Key Components for Effective Online Therapy: A Comprehensive Look

Charting the Course: An Introduction to the Dynamics of Online Therapy Therapy has adapted to suit our changing lives in an increasingly digital world. The emergence and growth of online therapy offer a wealth of opportunities for individuals to engage in therapy from the comfort of their homes. With this...
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A Therapeutic Bill of Rights: Creating a Safe, Respecting, and Collaborative Online Therapy Space

Embarking on Your Therapeutic Journey: Understanding Your Rights Psychotherapy is a profound journey of self-discovery and healing. It’s a shared venture between the therapist and client, who are both present and committed to a common goal – emotional well-being and growth. As a psychotherapist, my experience has led me to...
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Towards a More Accessible Digital World: Reflections from an Online Therapist on the 12th Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Introduction: The Power of Adaptive Technology If you could witness me typing at lightning speed, reading through stacks of articles, or diligently attending to my clients in my online therapy practice, you might not guess that I’ve grappled with low vision my entire life. So what are the tools that...
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Understanding Trauma Recovery: A Guide to the Three Phases of Healing

Trauma deeply affects individuals by disrupting the vital social systems of care, protection, and meaning that underpin human life. In this blog post, we will explore the recovery process, which centers on empowering survivors and rebuilding relationships to reconstruct these essential systems. Recovery generally progresses through three stages: establishing safety,...
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The Power of Boundaries: Understanding and Setting Healthy Limits in Relationships

We’ve all been there – finding ourselves in situations where we’ve struggled with setting and maintaining boundaries with our friends. It’s a normal part of life, and we all face challenges when it comes to navigating our relationships. Sometimes we may feel guilty for saying no or worry about the...
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Navigating Parts Work: Building Relationships for Inner Harmony

Unravelling the Mystery of Parts Work: A Powerful Tool for Personal Growth and Healing Welcome to this introduction to parts work, a therapeutic approach that helps you understand your mind and psyche by recognizing that you are made up of many different parts. Parts Work is a valuable tool in...
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Preparing for Your First Online Therapy Session: Essential Questions to Ask Your New Therapist

Introduction Embarking on therapy is a courageous and empowering journey towards personal growth and self-discovery. In order to maximize the benefits and create a strong therapeutic relationship, it’s crucial to choose a therapist who aligns with your unique needs, preferences, and goals. In this post, we’ll delve into critical questions...
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