Welcome to my blog! The goal of this blog is to help you sort through the many self-help and psychology books that are out there, while continuing to pursue the goal of bettering myself.

Helping Introverts to Find Their Voice

By Erin | Aug 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book = Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking (by S. Cain) I’m an introverted person…a fact that often surprises people. I spent many confused years not understanding why people thought I was so extroverted and how they couldn’t see the quiet side of me. Like many other […]

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Relationships from an Attachment Perspective

By Erin | Jul 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book = Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find – and Keep – Love (by A. Levine & R.S.F. Heller) While I don’t see a huge number of couples in my practice, I’m often talking to individual clients about their relationships. Attachment is a concept that […]

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A Workbook on Trauma

By Erin | Jul 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book = Life after Trauma: A Workbook for Healing (by D. Rosenbloom & M.B. Williams) I’m always fascinated by the multitude of ‘workbooks’ that you can find in the self help section of a bookstore. Workbooks remind me of school…I used to zoom through any workbooks that were given to us. Usually I […]

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Using Neuroscience to Treat Anxiety

By Erin | Jul 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book = Rewire Your Anxious Brain: How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic and Worry (by C.M. Pittman & E.M. Karle) One of my favourite psychology topics to read about is anxiety. I find anxiety to be such a curious beast…it can be so different for each person who […]

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The Grief of Losing a Pet

By Erin | Jul 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book = The Last Walk: Reflections on Our Pets at the End of Their Lives (by J. Pierce) Ok, so usually I seem to start these posts with a bit of humour or joviality but, in my opinion, this week’s book warrants a much more sombre tone. I feel like this is a […]

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