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A Holiday Season Guide for the Socially Anxious

By |2022-12-30T18:24:31+02:00December 30th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Panic attack, Personal development, Social Anxiety, Stress, Treatment, Wellness|

What is Social Anxiety? Social anxiety is more than nervousness around people. Most people feel a bit anxious in some social situations, such as at a job interview or on a first date. However, social anxiety is a diagnosable condition.  It is characterised by someone feeling an overwhelming fear of social situations or interacting [...]

Spotting Codependency in Romantic Relationships

By |2022-11-22T04:11:13+02:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships, Treatment|

What is a Codependent Relationship? Healthy relationships are usually fairly equal and are characterized by give and take from both partners.  It's normal to want to make reasonable changes to make our partner happy. However, in a codependent relationship, one person gives too much whilst the other person takes too much.  This behaviour makes [...]

Resources and Tips for Suicide Awareness

By |2022-10-02T21:03:02+02:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Treatment|

What is suicide? Suicide refers to the act of someone taking their own life. Worldwide, roughly one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds. For every suicide there are many more attempted suicides. People experiencing suicidal thoughts can often feel alone and overwhelmed with them but many people think about suicide at some point. [...]

How to Support a Loved One Suffering from an Eating Disorder

By |2022-09-02T13:13:58+02:00August 24th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Parenting, Treatment|

What is an Eating Disorder? Eating disorders are classified as mental illnesses, which can be complex and potentially life-threatening depending on the severity. These disorders are marked by certain thoughts and attitudes regarding good, eating, body image, as well as behavioral changes. They can be found in anyone, regardless of age, weight, shape, gender, [...]

Signs of ADHD in Adults & How to Get Tested

By |2022-07-18T17:04:25+02:00July 18th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Treatment|

What is ADHD? Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, or ADHD, is a neurological disorder, which impacts around 4.4 percent of adults in the United States. It is more commonly diagnosed in men. In adults, it is characterized by persistent patterns of inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity, which tends to interfere with the individual's work/education, relationships, and home [...]

6 Misconceptions about BPD

By |2022-06-20T20:16:39+02:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, BPD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Treatment|

Trigger warning: This article briefly mentions self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Borderline Personality (BPD) is believed to affect anywhere between 1-4% of the population.  It can be argued that BPD is the most commonly talked about personality disorder currently.  While these discussions can bring about awareness and advocacy for the proper treatment of the diagnosis, it [...]

What to Expect from Therapy

By |2022-06-20T19:17:42+02:00June 20th, 2022|Categories: Alternative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Treatment|

As society becomes more open and aware of the importance of mental health, therapy is slowly becoming less stigmatized. There are definitely still people who are afraid to take the plunge and try out therapy, but of those individuals who give it a shot, many find it to be extremely helpful with their personal growth. [...]

Eight Benefits of Therapy

By |2022-09-02T13:39:04+02:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Treatment|

  Benefit #1: More confidence in your life One of the big things talked about in therapy is self-esteem, or how you feel about yourself.  Self-esteem can be high or low (or somewhere in between!) In therapy, we work on boosting your self-esteem so that you feel comfortable and confident with who you are and [...]

Reasons Why Online Therapy Works

By |2022-09-02T13:48:20+02:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Treatment|

When Covid-19 led to mass shutdowns globally, we as a society quickly turned to technology to find ways to work, interact, and even receive medical attention.  One of the biproducts of this concept is a major surge in Teletherapy.  People could now access mental health services from the comfort of their own home.  Today, [...]

Setting Boundaries in Addiction Recovery Using CBT

By |2022-10-02T21:14:34+02:00March 19th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Personal development, Treatment|

Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships and, really, a healthy life. Setting and sustaining boundaries is a skill. Alcohol and substance use addiction recovery can be a long and challenging journey. If you are reading this and you are currently on that journey, I would love to take some time and provide you with some [...]

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