Are You in a Relationship with a Narcissistic Person?

Are You in a Relationship with a Narcissistic Person

Narcissists have an inflated sense of their own importance, as well as a deep need for excessive attention and admiration. Their personality can lead to troubled relationships with family, friends, and coworkers since they often lack empathy for others. They face problems in many areas of life, their relationships, at work, at school, at home, with

Building Positive Relationships: the Value of Hugs

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Building Positive Relationships I have a present for you, but I need to borrow your arms for wrapping paper. ~Author Unknown We all love to receive and give hugs. Well that’s not quite 100% true. Many of us love to receive and give hugs. You might use hugs to express your love  and affection for

Three Reasons to Seek Relationship Counseling

Being in a relationship definitely has its ups and downs. It’s normal to hit a couple of bumps along the way, no matter how long you’ve been together. But sometimes the bumps get bigger and there’s more than you feel you can handle. Relationship counseling has become more popular in the last few years as

On Again Off Again Relationships – Why Am I Here?

Nataxja Cini is speaking with Melissa Lamb of CTV Ottawa Morning Live about On-Again Off-Again Relationships and why they occur. You’ve broken off with your Ex again but something keeps pulling the two of you back together again. What makes it so tempting to reconnect even though the same problem keeps coming up? Things get

Watch Nataxja Cini on CTV Ottawa Morning Live, Apr 2 at 7:45

Watch Nataxja Cini, a social worker and therapist from Family-Therapy in Kanata  live on CTV Ottawa Morning Live Thursday, April 2nd at 7:45. We’ll be talking about On Again Off Again Relationships. We will look at ” Why do I keep talking to my EX?”  “What keeps pulling us into relationships that have already died?”, 

Ottawa Depression Mitigated with Meaningful Relationships

Whether we are parents, educators, or caregivers, we strive to teach and promote independence to the next generation we are bringing up. After all, our society values it greatly; we are constantly bombarded with the message that independence equals strength—to the point that expressing any kind of need for, or dependence on, others is a

Relationship Counselling Helps Unwrap the Gift of Forgiveness

There is no better time than the beginning of the New Year to focus on giving, togetherness and new beginnings to consciously put behind one’s anger, bitterness or regrets, and embrace forgiveness—whether it needs to be sought, or offered. As anyone who has benefited from relationship counselling can attest, while the road to forgiveness is

Major Relationship Issues? Marriage counselling in Ottawa Can Help

Are you an Ottawa-area couple experiencing issues in your relationship or marriage?  If so, you may be wondering at what point you should participate in relationship counseling or marriage counselling in Ottawa.  Sometimes, relationships disintegrate slowly over time, and couples come in for relationship counselling when the relationship has turned sour.  Other times, a specific

How to know if it’s time to get professional help?

The quality of our emotional and mental health is not tangible – it is mostly invisible: you feel, experience and live with it. Sometimes you might wonder if therapy may be right for you. You’ve tried your best, you have read self-help books and you’re still having emotional pain or relationship difficulties. You may be