About Us

July 24, 2010

I have found a pathway to a deep and lasting peace that I believe is fully achievable by anyone who truly wants a way out of the hell of a mind in turmoil.

I myself have experienced through my own life and/or through family members and friends, harrowing times of major depression, anxiety, panic attacks, ADD, Tourette Syndrome, Bi-Polar Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Dyslexia, and on and on. Having attended myriad conferences, seminars and personal counseling sessions featuring renowned psychologists, psychiatrists and other professionals in the field of mental illness and mental wellness, I have delved deeply into the business of finding a greater sense of peace amidst the storms of life. I have a B.A. in Psychology, and am currently in the final stages of a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology.

My passion for learning has welled over into the lives of friends and family, and in my compassion for the mental and emotional sufferings of others, I have shared my resources with anyone longing to be filled. If there is some small way in which you or someone you know and care about is helped by anything here, then I’ve received a significant and fulfilling reward for all my efforts.

Yours in kindness,
Karen Wilson, Therapist/Counsellor


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Site Orientation: How to Navigate Around MindsetMatters

Top Navigation Tabs

The tabs up at the top of the site are for general information that is somewhat condition-specific, where you will find collections of links and resources on which you can click to find more help and information. If you do not find what you are looking for, please check back, as resources will be updated continually. Additionally, if you know of some excellent resources or links you’d like to see added here, please email them to: contact-us@mindsetmatters.net.

Blog Postings (Articles) – Listed by Category and Date

There are many blog postings (listed in the left sidebar by category and also by date) that may help you find some help and relief if you suffer from, or if you know someone else who suffers from, stress (i.e. if you are breathing!). The most recent blog postings will also appear on the Home Page.

There are postings that are somewhat targeted to specific conditions, but that doesn’t mean the articles will not be applicable to different conditions of interest to you. Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Tourette Syndrome, Depression, ADD/ADHD, Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Developmental Delay, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, and on and on…..all of these conditions (and more) create stress. So if you or a friend or loved one has a condition not listed here but which causes any amount of stress, click on the tag cloud to the left to find some articles that you may find helpful. This site is for everybody and anybody who has ever had to deal with stress.

Find Articles (Blog Posts) by Category

Articles are categorized in the left sidebar of the page under the heading “Article Categories.” They are also listed by date under the “Archives” heading, also in the left sidebar.

How to use the “Tag Cloud”

To the left is located a “Tag Cloud,” which is a collection of topics covered by the blog posts on this site. The larger the type in the Tag Cloud, the greater the number of posts there are under that particular tag.

Spiritual Enrichment

This site is intended to provide assistance to anyone who has a desire to find peace when they are experiencing a tremendous amount of stress in their lives and the ability to cope is challenging. For those of you who, additionally, are Christian, you will find some added Christian resources by clicking on the “For the Christian” tab at the top of page, which will take you to a list of Christian resources and links. You can also click on “Spiritual” located under “Article Categories,” at the left of the page to find blog posts (articles) with a Christian focus.

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