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How to Break Through Mental Blocks and Achieve Victory in Your Life

How to Break Through Mental Blocks and Achieve Victory in Your Life

When was the last time you did something surprising… remarkable… out of your normal routine? I wondered this the other weekend as I watched my daughter compete at a provincial championship trampoline and tumbling competition. I knew she had struggled leading up to this event. She had […]

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No Excuses! Daily Exercise to Prevent and Treat Mental Illness

No Excuses! Daily Exercise to Prevent and Treat Mental Illness

We know exercise is the single best thing you can do for your brain health overall and long term. We also know that daily exercise is more effective than antidepressants for treatment of mild to moderate depression and other mental illness. Now another study has released results […]

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Here’s What You Missed about Sports Performance & Recovery

Here’s What You Missed about Sports Performance & Recovery

If you missed my lecture last week on Optimizing Sports Performance and Recovery along with my colleague, classically trained homeopath Christy Zettl, here’s a brief synopsis. We will be offering this lecture in the fall as well and would love to know if you’re interested in attending. […]

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Using the Mind to Heal the Body – Sports Injury Recovery

Using the Mind to Heal the Body – Sports Injury Recovery

Great article on the use of imagery to enhance healing through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology: Using the Mind to Health the Body for Injury Rehabilitation The tips in this article are a good starting point for anyone recovering from a sports injury – or any injury […]

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Optimizing Sports Performance & Recovery: Event!

Optimizing Sports Performance & Recovery: Event!
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The need for publicly funded therapy

The need for publicly funded therapy

A recent article in the Globe and Mail making a case for publicly funded psychotherapy highlights an issue that I encounter almost every day in my practice. The need and desire for individual psychotherapy to produce lasting healing and change weighed against the cost of this investment. […]

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What to Look for When Choosing a Therapist

What to Look for When Choosing a Therapist

Whether a friend has recommended a mental health professional or you have found ones near you with Google, counsellors are not a one-size-fits-all package. There are so many professionals to choose from, each with their own perspectives and personalities that knowing who to choose can feel overwhelming. […]

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Counsellor vs Social Worker. What’s the Difference?

Counsellor vs Social Worker. What’s the Difference?

This question comes up a lot with new clients as they navigate through the mental health field looking for the right professional. It’s a daunting task to call someone up and be both vulnerable and courageous at the same time in seeking help. Whether by referral or […]

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