Vaishali Patel is a private practice psychotherapist working in Downtown Toronto who has waged a personal and professional battle against Superwoman Syndrome. She received her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro (UNCG), and currently holds certification with The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She has been counselling since 2003, and worked in the field of Employee Assistance Programming (EAP) for more than six of those years, gaining experience and a greater understanding of the importance of work life balance, and overall wellness of individuals.
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Are You Battling Superwoman Syndrome?
You are in your prime: you have a pretty good career, you have a loving family, and you are involved with community initiatives. On the outside things look good. Then why are you not feeling good on the inside? You might be battling Superwoman Syndrome. Superwoman Syndrome occurs when a woman is constantly striving to accomplish everything possible to please others in her life and not putting herself as a top priority. This workshop will give you an opportunity to explore how Superwoman Syndrome occurs and whether it has crept up in your life. We will also talk about ways to combat it, and allow ourselves to be the authentic, amazing women we already are.
Passport to Healing Session:
Where’s That Guilt Coming From?
We all struggle with guilt, but do we know where exactly it’s coming from? This 15 minute session will give you the opportunity to explore the origin of your guilt, and whether it is legitimate.
Cost: Choose this as one of the four 15-minute sessions included in the Passport to Healing for $55 (payable when you register online)
Taking Off the Cape: Possibilities Session
In this session we will explore how Superwoman Syndrome is affecting you. We will determine which symptom of Superwoman Syndrome is holding you down the most, and what you can start doing today to combat it.
Cost: $75 for 1 hour (payable at the event)