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If you’ve ever had difficulty managing your anger, then you can attest to the overwhelming flood of emotion that feels totally out of your control.  I have practiced both group and individual anger management therapy for many years, and while every person is unique, th...

I’m aware this has the potential to read like an advertisement for therapy; that’s not my intention. My intention is to discuss a very real barrier to treatment which is finances, and why I believe this financial investment is worth it.

In Ontario, seeing a Psychologist...

The most universal difficulty my clients face is a lack of self-compassion.  Hardly anyone comes in saying, “I need to work on how hard I am on myself,” but they should.  Our self-critical voice is a feedback loop never allowing us to recognize that we deserve and can...

As a psychologist, I have the privilege of walking alongside individuals as they seek relief from their distress.  It has been awe inspiring to see people use therapy to impact change in their lives.  Make no mistake, this change involves hard work - hard and worthwhil...

Every year, Bell’s Let’s Talk event leads me to pause and consider mental health awareness.  While we have come a long way with increased awareness and education, stigma persists.  Whenever discussing the stigma of mental health with clients, one word invariably comes...

For those of us contending with chronic stress, worries and/or anxieties, our thoughts can often feel out of control.  If it sometimes (or most of the time) fe

There is always talk about New Year’s resolutions around Christmas time, but I think a lot of us view September as the start of a new year.  Fall is on its way, students are back at school, the chaos of summer is over and pumpkin-spiced everything is upon us.  I though...

It’s hard writing about loss because often words seem trite in the shadow of grief.  As a psychologist, I often walk beside clients on their journey with loss, and it’s been some of the most painful yet transformative work I have witnessed.  I am always in awe of human...

When we are feeling emotional stress or anxiety, our body responds in several ways – one of those responses is muscle tension.  Stress triggers our body’s Fight or Flight response and releases stress hormones in our bloodstream.  These stress hormones trigger both phys...

So we all know how our body language gives others information about us, but did you know that our body language gives information to our own body??  Researchers have identified that you can use your body language to make you think and feel better about yourself!  Amy C...

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