WORKING WITH YOU TO CREATE CHANGE
If you are ready to take a step towards change, contact me for a free 15-minute phone consultation.
TANYA FRUEHAUF M.A., CSAT, CCC, RCC
Even though it looks like you “have it all together” on the surface, inside it might feel like a very different place.
You might be quietly (or not so quietly) acting out compulsively with self-defeating behaviours such as:
unhealthy sexual behaviour
constantly searching for the ‘perfect’ relationship
overlooking your wants and needs in a relationship because you fear being alone
creating drama in relationships and unmanageability in your life
moving from distraction to distraction
Or anything else you can find to provide a means of escape.
Underneath it all, the reality is that you might be using these things to cope with trauma that has happened somewhere earlier in your life.
Somewhere along the way your needs did not get met.
You may have experienced neglect, inconsistent care or feelings of abandonment. And whether you are aware of it or not, these current life problems you are experiencing have roots that run deep.
If you can relate to any of these scenarios it’s important for you to know that change is possible.
I help working professionals in Vancouver deal with addiction, codependency and with the effects of relational/developmental trauma.
Many of my clients have struggled to feel at peace with themselves. Often they have not been validated by the most important people in their lives - including themselves. This has led to feelings of profound disconnection and using to self-defeating behaviours to deal with their distress.
The therapeutic relationship is where healing can happen. It may very well be one the first times you feel safe enough to "be with" your emotions and to experience someone who respects and validates you.
I OFFER THE FOLLOWING COUNSELLING SERVICES:
Catalyst Counselling is a specialized practice conveniently located in downtown Vancouver offering psychotherapy services in the following areas:
Sexual Compulsion /Sexual Addiction
Family of Origin Issues
Within the context of safety and respect, I will work alongside you to help you make the changes you want in your life.
Loved Ones Affected by Addiction
My approach is collaborative, compassionate and direct. I look forward to
working with you!