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The Clinic Turns One!

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Published on 2017 02 17 | by VSAC | in clinic, Healing, News

February 17th, 2017 marks the first anniversary of the Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic: a confidential, accessible and welcoming facility that offers recent survivors of sexual assault access to medical and forensic care, options for reporting and support all in one centralized location.

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Coping and Compassion

Published on 2015 04 09 | by Guest Contributer | in Counselling

Challenging shame, recognizing substance use as a coping strategy, and clarifying that trauma healing can happen alongside substance use recovery…

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What is Resistance?

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Published on 2014 12 09 | by VSAC | in News

We recently spoke with one of our crisis counselors, Catherine Day, about resistance and we were left so inspired…

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Should We Stir up the past?

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Published on 2014 09 08 | by Lenore Kennedy | in News

Is it a good idea to dig up painful memories from the past? What is the point? Shouldn’t we just let snoozing canines be?
These are good questions…

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Your Brain on Laughter

A side image of a human brain with an outline of a person meditating inside the brain.

Published on 2014 05 16 | by Barb Peck | in News

There’s hope for those who don’t want to meditate – laughter induces a similar brain state! Catch the gamma wave…

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