Therapist

Reducing Unnecessary Trauma Exposure in Service Providers

Many years ago, when my dear friend Robin Cameron and I developed our very…


Troubled Youth

Becoming Trauma-Informed – A Key to Sustaining Compassion and Offering High Quality Care

by Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed., CCC. RP. Every single helping professional I have…


Highlining - balance

Balancing our Work and Life while Staying Well – Five Essential Tools

This post was initially published on the Oregon OEA Choice Trust website:…


The Junk in the Driveway – A reflection on Dual Relationships

I’ve been thinking a lot about conflicts of interests, boundaries and dual…


Action Plan

Developing An Action Plan

Developing an action plan One of my favourite books on making lifestyle changes…


Exercise

Taking Stock

Taking Stock  I learned a long time ago that self-blame and the inner critic…


Inner critic

Taming the Inner Critic

Part two - Taming the Inner Critic Ah, the inner critic… You know, that angry,…


New Year

New Year - New You?

If you stop using that new gym membership by February – you are not alone Week…


Françoise Mathieu

Keeping our Compassion Alive: What Works?

by Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed., CCC.  As a compassion fatigue specialist, I have…


Parliament Hill at Ottawa

Le stress traumatique secondaire et la fusillade d’Ottawa

Plusieurs personnes ont été directement touchées par les évènements d’Ottawa la…