Feel free to explore these resources on topics that may provide some immediate help as well as further information about other topics.
MINDFULNESS: HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR CAPACITY FOR PRESENT-MOMENT AWARENESS
My guided meditation recordings are freely offered on Insight Timer. The meditations can be helpful for people facing the effects of stress, chronic pain, anxiety, insomnia, depression, those navigating challenging situations and life transitions. I hope these meditations and reflections support your weIl-being, & healing.
TOOLS FOR COPING WITH STRESS: START WITH SELF-CARE
Somatic Experiencing (SE) is a powerful, science-based and highly individualized approach to healing from stressful and traumatic life experiences.
Click the link below for more information on how you can begin to use Somatic Experiencing principles on your own to cope with an immediate stressor.
EMDR: EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION AND REPROCESSING THERAPY AND OTHER BILATERAL STIMULATION THERAPIES
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an extensively researched, effective psychotherapy method proven to help people recover from trauma and other distressing life experiences, including PTSD, anxiety, depression, and panic disorders.
CHECK YOUR MENTAL HEALTH
Mental Health as a continuum rather than simply healthy or ill. You know best how you're feeling and functioning day-to-day. To find out more about your own mental health and what you can do to address any areas of concern, follow the links below to get started on your own private and personal self-assessment.
MENTAL HEALTH SELF-ASSESSMENT
Click the link below to visit the Working Mind website to use their private interactive Mental Health Continuum Self- Check. When you've finished you can take a screen shot if you like, and return back here to discover your options for next steps.
Have you identified a number of responses outside the "healthy" spectrum of the continuum that you are concerned about? If so, depending on the type and severity of your concerns you may wish to speak with a trusted friend or family member, family doctor, or other health care provider or counsellor. Clinical Counsellors are trained to help with many of the areas of concern identified in the mental health continuum. For more information: