Category: Tips & Tricks

How Do I Know if IFS is Right for Me?

Internal Family Systems (IFS) is an evidence-based, client-centred therapeutic model. Developed in the 1980s, IFS is derived from the idea that each person is made up of many parts, which then interact with one-another like members of a family or household. Therefore, each part has its own thoughts, feelings, idiosyncrasies, and jobs to do to […]

When Meditating Doesn’t Feel Safe

Meditation has become a panacea in the mental health arena, and in some ways, for good reason (web search: benefits of meditation). But for some people, meditating can evoke anxiety, feelings of not being safe, distress or panic. If any of this is you, you are not alone! What can you do if meditation doesn’t feel safe in your mind and body? Let’s talk about 5 ways that you can reap some of the same benefits of meditation without the meditating!