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Vicarious Resilience

On Vicarious Resilience, you will hear real life stories about overcoming difficult times and specific skills that worked for those interviewed. You will learn to identify mistakes people make in their thinking and learn how to change your thoughts giving you more control over your emotions. You will learn techniques to help you relax, sleep better and build an attitude of gratitude. Enjoy.

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On Vicarious Resilience, you will hear real life stories about overcoming difficult times and specific skills that worked for those interviewed. You will learn to identify mistakes people make in their thinking and learn how to change your thoughts giving you more control over your emotions. You will learn techniques to help you relax, sleep better and build an attitude of gratitude. Enjoy.

Finding Work Life Balance and Connection vs Isolation

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Dr Jen Hammersmark and I discuss the importance of Work Life Balance in maintaining positive mental health.  We also talk about the importance of finding connection and the negative impact isolation can have. 
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Dr. Jen Hammersmark RCC - 
www.doctorjen.co
www.counsellinggroup.co

Dannette Hoenisch RCC
dannettercc@gmail.com
www.dannette.ca

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Jan 31 2021

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Grounding Exercise to find a Stress Free Place in Your Mind

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Counsellor Tracey MacKenzie describes how she uses EMDR to help clients process trauma.  What is it? How does it work?  She also takes walks us through a Ground Exercise you can use to help you find a safe place in your mind.

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Jan 18 2021

23mins

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Inner Circle - Steps to Building a Solid Foundation

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In this episode of Vicarious Resilience, we talk about Pearl Jams lead singer Eddie Vedder and his song Just Breathe.  Eddie sings about how lucky he is to have multiple people in his Inner Circle.  He recognizes that some people have only one and others don't have any.  We talk about what an Inner Circle is and important steps to building a healthy foundation to develop an Inner Circle.  Enjoy!

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Oct 01 2020

9mins

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Counsellor Edmund Szutu and the importance of Play

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Edmund Szutu is a Counsellor in British Columbia.  He talks about how play important play is in our lives.  Focusing on having fun together is a great way to build attachments and to take a break from being productive.  It leaves us feeling rejuvenated and more able to connect with each other. 
If you would like to comment on my podcast or if you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, and are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today


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Aug 11 2020

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Ann shares her Strengths, Skills and Strategies as person who is Blind

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Ann has Retinitis Pigmentosa.  She always had problems with her sight and has been legally blind for 31 years.  She talks about 7 strengths, skills and strategies that she uses in life.
If you would like to comment on this podcast or if you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, and are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today

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Jul 13 2020

24mins

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4 Exercises to Help You Thrive

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In this episode, you will learn 4 exercises that can help move you from be well, to thriving. They are easy to learn, and you can start them today! 
If you are interested in finding out what your signature strengths are,this the link to the website viacharacter.org
If you would like to comment on my podcast or if you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, and are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today

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Jul 06 2020

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Anxiety and Stress: Two Techniques to Help You Relax

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You hear about Anxiety all the time.  Sometimes we don't realize that stress can be anxiety.  When you are juggling as fast as you can, and life keeps tossing more balls at you to keep in the air, it can be stressful.  We are going to cover two techniques that will help you relax, helping you to sleep better at night and focus during the day. 
If you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today.   
If you want to hear about how anxiety can effect a child's brain, here is another podcast that gives a great explanation.
https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-8hu5y-de3304

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Jun 10 2020

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Improve the Moment

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In this episode Emma Carlson, a counselor who works with children in crisis talks about dealing with difficult situations before they become a crisis.  She walks us through the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skill called 'Improve the Moment'

If you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today.  

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Jun 03 2020

17mins

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Bob's Interview

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Bob is 91 year old.  I was able to interview him via telephone from his bed at Lions Gate Hospital.  Bob lost his sight 6 years ago and had to learn to manage life while living independently.  One day, while crossing the street, Bob was hit by a truck resulting in him losing his leg. He talks about how his optimistic spirit and goals help him to keep moving forward. 
If you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today.   

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May 28 2020

12mins

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Untwist Your Thinking

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Everyone makes mistakes in their thinking sometimes.  Assumptions can be right or wrong, but how will you know   Learn 3 technique to help you 'Untwist Your Thinking'  Included in this episode is me reciting Shane Koyczan's poem "Instructions for a Bad Day".  Enjoy!

If you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today.  

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May 21 2020

12mins

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CBT Cognitive Distortions - Twisted Thinking

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Using a CBT approach, we learn how you can have control over your emotions.  I will talk about the common mistakes people make in thinking that can get in the way of feeling happy or satisfied in life.
If you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today.  

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May 12 2020

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Christine's Interview

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Dealing with chronic pain can take all the energy you have.  Christine talks about her struggle and identifies the specific skills that have helped her to get through with a positive attitude.
If you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today.  

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May 12 2020

18mins

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Michaela's Interview

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Michaela is 34 years old and has an intellectual disability.  While this might be the brief description, Michaela offers outstanding ideas on how to be resilient. Her ideas are filled with action and it's worth a listen.
If you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today.  

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May 12 2020

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Luke's Interview

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Luke is a young man with high functioning Autism.  He reflects on his time in elementary when he was teased and tormented.  Now coming to the end of his high school years, things have really turned around for Luke.  He learned specific skills to deal with his tormentors, found a group of guys that he is good friends with and loves his school experience.
If you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today.   

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May 11 2020

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Vicarious Resilience and Staying Present

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Resilience is the positive adaptation despite adversity. 
If you increase the number of skills to deal with stress and adversity, the better opportunity you have to positively adapt during difficult times. Learn how stress and anxiety effect your brain. Learn skills that retrain your brain to stay calm and out of fight, flight or freeze reactions so you can access the rational part of your brain.  You will learn how to stay calm, stay present, stay grounded.
If you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today.  

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May 11 2020

9mins

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Interview with Travis

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At 17, Travis was diagnosed with cancer.  Almost 17 years later to the day, Travis received his second diagnosis of cancer.  He talks about how his approach changed the second time around and how being a husband and father gave him another perspective. Travis talks about what got him through when he was a teen and what is getting him through now. 
If you live in the White Rock/ South Surrey, British Columbia area, are interested in a counselling session with me, you can reach me at dannettercc@gmail.com, check out my website at http://dannette.ca or find me on Psychology Today.   

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May 11 2020

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