Conversations with Safe Harbour Therapy Podcast.

The professionals at Safe Harbour Therapy believe in providing authentic, effective, and empowering services inside and outside of session.

92 – Nurturing Our Relationships with Natasha Ross

written by Natasha Ross on 13/01/22

How can we possibly put our own needs aside, just for a moment, to understand what our partners might be going through in times of stress? How does building empathy for others helps us build more empathy for ourselves? Here we’ll talk about the work of couples therapy, what it means to be a Marriage and Family Therapist, and the importance of community and connection.

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91 – Navigating Behavioural Challenges with Megan Land McCarthy

written by Megan Land McCarthy on 30/12/21

Take the time to stop and notice and see the “REAL” need the child has. SAI, is it sensory or is it attachment? What is the purpose of the behaviour you are seeing?
Our behavioural responses arise out of our experience of our self, others and our environment. As Occupational Therapists, we may be trained to look for the sensory needs/challenges and find ways to meet or accommodate for them, however, if we do so out of context of relationships and attachment, we may miss the true meaning of the behaviour.

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90 – Boundaries Over the Holidays with Carmen Okhmatovsky

written by Carmen Okhmatovski on 16/12/21

With holiday celebrations quickly approaching, with its many joys and demands, many people find themselves considering their boundaries around their time, energy, conversations, and social interactions.

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89 – Managing Stress Using Craniosacral Therapy with Elizabeth Karchut

written by Elizabeth Karchut on 02/12/21

Stress stimulates change in the body such as the release of chemicals or the activation of the inflammatory response. Stress in itself is not necessarily the problem, what matters is how we deal with it. Craniosacral therapy(CST) is a gentle way of working with the body, using a light therapeutic touch to encourage the release of symptoms cause by physical, psychological and emotional stress.

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88 – The Depression & Inflammation Link with Carla Kowal

written by Carla Kowal on 18/11/21

Exploring the relationship between inflammation in the body and depression. Research has demonstrated a correlation between inflammation in the body and symptoms of depression. When inflammation is induced in healthy people, many of them develop symptoms of depression. This suggests that inflammation in the body may be a factor in the development of depression and anti-inflammatory interventions may be beneficial in reducing symptoms of depression in some people.

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87 – Introspection & Soul Searching in Nature with Jess Winnicki

written by Jess Winnicki on 04/11/21

What can happen when we are open to the power of art and nature, seeing art in nature, creating art in nature, and are immersed in nature? I have been pondering about the life of beavers and what we can learn from these industrious creatures. I have some personal stories to share about recent experiences while being in nature as well as reflections on being in the natural world and in the forest.

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