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This month resident counsellor Douglas Holwerda answers the question about self comparison.  
Nov 21, 2017
To “kick the bucket” is still used as an English-language slang term meaning “to die”. Its origins
Nov 21, 2017
One of the most commonly asked questions women ask me when starting a weight training routine: ...
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The gym can be intimidating for some women particularly if you are a novice still building up your
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Douglas Holwerda

Douglas Holwerda

Douglas is an American trained psychotherapist, writer of the Dear Abby-esque monthly column in the Word, "Dear Douglas". He holds to the notion that the living of life is a creative endeavour... an eternal adventure without promises. And that we are both shaped by the journey and the shapers of what is possible. Our greatest hope is to find love and connection along the way. Live it all.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 11:00

What Other People Think

This month resident counsellor Douglas Holwerda answers the question about self comparison.

Monday, 23 October 2017 08:57

Should I Be Scared of Therapy

This month resident counsellor Douglas Holwerda answers the questions of an Australian about seeking therapy.

Monday, 17 July 2017 04:47

Sexual Abuse as a Child

This month resident counsellor Douglas Holwerda answers the questions of a Vietnamese woman who was sexually abused as a child.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:46

Dealing with Anger and Conflict

This month resident therapist Douglas Holwerda answers an email from a woman who believes she has an anger problem.

Saturday, 03 June 2017 12:03

Suicide

This month, counsellor and psychotherapist Douglas Holwerda deals with the issue of suicide.

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