Blog posts written by Lori McIssac Bewsher

How to Set Personal Boundaries

Lori McIssac Bewsher

personal boundaries, setting boundaries, self-care, relationships, mental health, counselling, therapy

Setting personal boundaries is a familiar topic in counselling sessions. Whether it is with a partner, friend, colleague, or extended family member, relationships often become strained when we feel our own needs are being neglected to meet the needs of others. Consider the following scenario: Cindy is exhausted. In addition to working full-time and parenting three young children, she has … Read More

7 Strategies for Surviving Your Child’s Adolescence

Lori McIssac Bewsher

It seems to happen overnight – one moment we are tucking our child into bed with a cuddle and a bedtime story – the next they are seemingly intent on rejecting everything we learned about them over the past decade! Surviving adolescence requires more than sheer luck and good fortune. As parents, we need a whole new plan of action … Read More