I offer sessions via phone or online video. For the time being, due to the COVID-19 virus, in-person sessions are on hold. Please click on this link Online Therapy - How Does It Work for more information.
Hi, I'm Michele Wolf, a Registered Psychotherapist licensed with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).
My approach with clients is holistic which is an inclusive perspective of the many parts of us - mind, body, emotions, Soul, Self. My approach is also integrative which believes in reclaiming the lost and broken pieces. I'm here to help you untangle what feels tangled up.
I draw from many areas of psychology including neuroscience, the mind-body connection, childhood and adult trauma, nervous system regulation, internal family, mindfulness, early childhood attachment and developmental theories.
We desire to feel safe, connected, and loved. Yet, it can be surprising how difficult life and relationships can sometimes be. When emotional or relationship problems are present, it can feel destabilizing and bring a sense of disconnection from Self and others.
Working with a therapist can help you navigate through challenges, support personal growth, and expand understanding. It can bring awareness to your Self and your life in a way that allows you to reconnect to and be more deeply aligned with who you are. A qualified Psychotherapist can help be a guide as you move closer to your authentic Self and live the life that feels right for you.
Words, for when you're in transition ...
"Some periods of our growth are so confusing that we don't even recognize that growth is happening. We may feel hostile or angry or weepy and hysterical, or we may feel depressed. It would never occur to us, unless we stumbled on a book or a person who explained to us, that we are in fact in the process of change, or actually becoming larger, spiritually, than we were before.
Whenever we grow, we tend to feel it, as a young seed must feel the weight and inertia of the earth as it seeks to break out of its shell on its way to becoming a plant. Often the feeling is anything but pleasant. But what is most unpleasant is the not knowing what is happening.
Those long periods when something inside ourselves seems to be waiting, holding its breath, unsure about what the next step should be, eventually become the periods we wait for, for it is in those periods that we realize we are being prepared for the next phase of our life and that, in all probability, a new level of the personality is about to be revealed."
Self connection leads to connection with others.
Finding yourself is actually returning to yourself
Stillness ... One of the doors into the Self
"The value of solitude depends on whether an individual can find an interior solitude."