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Community Counselling Centre Offers Support for Suicidal Persons

Friday, May 6th, 2016

A recent Huffington Post article, I Have Mourned 14 Deaths By Suicide, Isn’t That Enough? spells out the sad reality of inadequate support for suicidal persons in Canada today. Alicia Raimundo’s point that accessing services is practically impossible when people …

Sexual Exploitation – Dirty Little Secret Launch

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Sexual Exploitation - Dirty Little Secret Launch

Sexual exploitation/sex trafficking is an issue that impacts every community, including Edmonton.

The impact is wide-ranging, affecting safety, health and wellness, and economic prosperity of the community.

But there is hope!

We can stop sexual exploitation/sex trafficking!

This is not …

Nietzsche, a novel, and the start of psychotherapy

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

I knew that Nietzsche was a famous existential philosopher who declared, ‘God is Dead’, and affirmed the sanctity of one’s own experience while questioning socially popular “truths”, but I never knew that he wept, much less why. So I was …

Freud and Ambivalence – entry by Susan Anderson

Monday, May 6th, 2013

The month of May marks the birthdays of several people in my personal circle, and as well that of Sigmund Freud whose birthday is May 6th. While many of Freud’s claims have been discredited, one of his insights remains a …


Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

“There is no way to happiness; happiness is the way.” Paul Tingen…