Awareness

It’s Autism Awareness month, and I have to admit I’m a bit conflicted about the whole thing. Don’t get me wrong, I think families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) need all the help they can get. But I wonder if the right messages are getting out. There are awareness months for Breast Cancer and…

Floating through grief

If you’ve ever spoken to me about grief, I’m sure you’ve heard me describe it as being like water. At first, grief can feel like an overwhelming ocean that floods in over everything. ¬†You fear that you might drown, and you wish that there was some way to find a dry spot to stand on.…

Who I Am

Hi, It’s nice to meet you! I am Colleen Fuller, the primary therapist at Creative Solutions Counselling. I am a counsellor at heart, and I am very happy to be opening my private practice. I recently completed my Master’s in Counselling Psychology. Life has taken me the long way around to meeting this long term…

Parenting the Hard Way

Some parents have it easy, and they don't even know it. They may have a good partnership with a loving and wise co-parent, plenty of resources, a supportive family and community. They may be educated and prepared, and their child may come into the world with no disadvantages or special challenges. And even those parents…

Welcome

If you are checking out this blog, you may be going through a difficult time in your life. I hope I will be able to help you. I might be able to offer you therapy that suits your needs. If not, I might be able to help you find the right kind of therapy. I…