Author Archives: Admin-Blog-SJT

About Admin-Blog-SJT

Paul is a Family Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Reiki Master with a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology who has been working with clients in Peterborough Ontario and surrounding area since the late 1990s. Over the years he has been involved in family & individual counselling and has received training in diverse and esoteric practices such as Hypnosis, Shamanic Journeying, Remote Viewing, Reiki, Philosophy, Integral Theory, and Spirituality, to name a few.

UNREPENTANT: Canada’s Residential Schools Documentary






This documentary is important for all to see. This is a part of our Canadian history and in many ways part of our ongoing Canadian culture. In my view it is important that we all have full disclosure and see … Continue reading

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Fast Facts about Mental Health






Mental Health continues to be an issue that bounces in and out of our lives. When you consider that one in five of us will experience some sort of mental health issue in our life time we may hope to … Continue reading

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Matthew Good on Mental Health – TED Talk






For any of you who are Matthew Good fans this is a very interesting TED talk about mental health and his personal experiences riding the wave between genius and suffering.

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Horses In Therapy






Today I spent an amazing three hours with Jennifer Garland the Program Director/Owner at the Mane Intent. It was awesome, first meeting with Jennifer to work on a few grounding and awareness exercises, and then out to the barn to … Continue reading

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Eight weeks to a better brain






Research from Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)  indicates that meditation has a positive and regenerating effect on our brain. “Although the practice of meditation is associated with a sense of peacefulness and physical relaxation, practitioners have long claimed … Continue reading

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Somatic Experiencing






I completed Intermediate II training with Somatic Experiencing last weekend. It is an amazing process of engagement with academic rigour, intuition, and practical application. Trauma has had a significant impact on so many people so it is truly amazing to … Continue reading

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Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)






Meditation gives us the opportunity to become grounded and to open up to the core of who we are. We often dance between being lost in the detail of our daily lives or being flighty and lost in a sense … Continue reading

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Somatic Experiencing Year One Completed






I am just back from London and completing the first year requirements of a 3 year training process in Somatic Experiencing.  Trauma is so rampant in our society and it has the potential to reduce the full loving expression of … Continue reading

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Trauma Passed Down






Trauma activates a complicated process that has the potential to change our lives. Have you ever considered that your trauma may actually have an impact on your children and their children. Perhaps you are experiencing the results of your father’s trauma … Continue reading

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)






Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) This was a large study (17,000 people) done from 1995 to 1997, to determine the impact of childhood maltreatment and later-life health and well-being. The study concluded that childhood abuse, neglect, and exposure to other traumatic … Continue reading

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