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The Power of Play in Therapy

Posted on: Thursday, December 7th, 2023 under blog

Have you ever wondered why therapists play with children? Aren’t they supposed to be talking to them? You may be surprised to find out that this is exactly what they’re doing! Play is the most natural and comfortable way for children to communicate. Think of play as a channel through which children can express a […]


How to Manage When a Partner is Struggling with Depression

Posted on: Monday, October 2nd, 2023 under blog

Is my partner, ok? Now that you can recognize the signs of depression, you may be wondering if your partner is struggling with it. You may be feeling frustrated that your efforts to get them going are not yielding lasting results. It feels like two steps forward and then we are right back to where […]


Hypnosis Continued – FAQs

Posted on: Tuesday, June 27th, 2023 under blog

Frequently Asked Questions about Hypnotherapy     Does hypnotherapy work?Scientific evidence supporting the benefits of hypnotherapy has been limited but is growing.The research on hypnosis for treating pain, irritable bowel syndrome and post traumatic stressdisorder symptoms has shown strong evidence. Can anyone be hypnotized?Each person differs in their ability to be hypnotized. A person’s fears […]


Hypnosis – How it works and myths busted!

Posted on: Tuesday, June 13th, 2023 under blog

  Hypnosis is a natural state of deep relaxation and focused attention into a deep state of focuswith verbal cues, repetition and imagery guided by a trained clinician or hypnotherapist.   How does hypnosis work? Under hypnosis, the intense level of concentration and deep state of focus allows the individualto ignore ordinary distractions and be […]


Mental Health Awareness

Posted on: Sunday, May 14th, 2023 under blog

Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event that recognizes the importance of emotional, mental, and psychological well-being. For over two decades, this week has promoted techniques for reducing stress, highlighting the value of mental health support, and educating the public about various types of mental illness. In addition, mental health advocacy has developed over […]


Autism Awareness

Posted on: Thursday, April 13th, 2023 under blog

Every year all over the world, the month of April is observed as Autism Awareness Month. We take this time to focus on providing and sharing knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorder. The goal of spreading awareness is to convey the message that people with Autism are often misread, misinterpreted and dismissed in our society when […]


March 8th is International Women’s Day

Posted on: Tuesday, March 7th, 2023 under blog

  “Women are the real architects of society” – Laura Formisano    Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day is observed and celebrated to spread the message of gender equality to create a better society, free of gender bias. This day celebrates and empowers women, addressing issues such as women’s equality, violence and abuse […]


Black History Month

Posted on: Wednesday, February 8th, 2023 under blog

February is an exciting month in 2023! Not only is February Psychology Month, but it is also Black History Month here in Canada.  Throughout February we are celebrating the incredible accomplishments and contributions of Black Canadians, and the diversity, complexity, and beauty that they bring to our nation. During this month and every month we […]


Helping you get to Happiness

Posted on: Tuesday, January 24th, 2023 under blog

Mental health is essential in day-to-day life. We all know the feeling of wanting to be happier, especially during the long, cold winter months. We strive to be positive and take the best care of our mental health, but not all of us know how to achieve this, or where to start. The good news […]