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Dr. Patrick Keelan, Psychologist

Counselling Offices in Calgary and Cochrane

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Latest Articles From Dr. Pat’s Psychology Blog

2005, 2018

How to manage feelings of guilt: Normalize, think it through and take action

By |Categories: Psychology, Stress|

In this article, I discuss how you can use skills from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to manage guilt. In my work as a Calgary psychologist and a Cochrane psychologist, I often help clients whose goal is to deal with guilt they are experiencing over something they have done. These clients typically feel remorse for the harm they believe they have caused. They also often feel helpless because, although they regret their actions which may have caused harm, they cannot undo them. The result is that they spend much of the time ‘beating themselves up’ over what they have done...[more]

605, 2018

How to use listening skills to improve communication in your relationships

By |Categories: Relationships|

In this article, I discuss how you and your partner can use listening skills to enhance your ability to discuss relationship issues constructively. In my work as a Calgary psychologist and a Cochrane psychologist, I often help individuals and couples whose goal is to improve their relationships. This often entails helping them to improve their ability to discuss issues constructively. One of the best ways to improve this ability is to use effective listening during discussions of issues...[more]

2204, 2018

The first step in reducing problematic behaviours: Avoid high-risk situations which you can avoid

By |Categories: Addictions, Eating Disorders|

In this article, I discuss the importance of steering clear of settings and activities which make it more likely you will choose to engage in behaviours you are trying to reduce or eliminate. In my work as a Calgary psychologist and a Cochrane psychologist, I often help clients whose goals are to reduce or eliminate behaviours which are having negative effects on their lives. These behaviours include alcohol and drug use, gambling, internet use, and binge eating--to name a few. The first step I typically take in helping these clients is to make them aware of settings and activities which put them at risk for engaging in their problematic behaviours...[more]