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Coping with your Divorce
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Coping with your Divorce
5
Aug

Divorce and the loss of a relationship can be a stressful, emotional and even frightening time. Whatever the cause of the divorce, one may experience feelings of sadness, regret, guilt and even shame. During this time it is important to address your emotional concerns and to develop the skills and self-love needed to move forward […]

3 Common Therapy Fears
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3 Common Therapy Fears
8
Jul

There are many fears and misconceptions individuals have about counselling and the therapy process. Stigma and shame associated with seeking treatment for mental disorders, relationships issues or life stressors may also contribute to the fear and prevent people from seeking therapy services when they really need it. The most common therapy fear involves fear of […]

Know the Signs of Depression for Women
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Know the Signs of Depression for Women
18
Mar

Many demographics and populations may be vulnerable to the effects of depression. Women are particularly susceptible to experiencing symptoms of depression based on biological, neurological and social differences, as well as the unique experiences, stressors and challenges they face, both during development and in life tasks. Women often blame themselves and start to feel bad […]

Postpartum Care
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Postpartum Care
14
Jan

Caring for yourself in the postpartum period can pose a challenge, especially with the new stress and excitement of a newborn baby. Proper postpartum care can not only make you a more attentive and effective mother, but can also help to ward of stress, illness and feeling overwhelmed in the hectic postpartum stages. Getting enough […]

Addictions Guest Lecture At Carleton University
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Addictions Guest Lecture At Carleton University
5
Dec

I had the opportunity recently to provide a guest lecture at Tarry Ahuja’s third-year Addictions course which is part of the undergraduate Psychology Degree program at Carleton University. The course is also part of the CUTV program allowing it to reach 600 students via television broadcasting. As a Carleton University Alum, it was great to […]