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June 5, 2019
Meme stating a good haircut and therapy are a lot alike.

Feeling Good After Therapy

What Is Psychotherapy Really Like? by Dr. Lisa Dulgar-Tulloch, Psychologist This came across my desk recently courtesy of an old hairstylist and the post got me thinking, “What do people think they ‘should’ feel as they walk out of a therapy session? Do they expect to feel great?” And as you can […]
May 15, 2019

What is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy?

Learn How Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Can Help Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, also known by the initials CBT, is a type of talking therapy that was developed in the 1960s to treat depression. Dr. Aaron Beck, a psychiatrist who developed the treatment, realized that when his patients were feeling depressed they tended […]
October 12, 2018

What Causes Panic Attacks & Disorders?

What Causes Panic Attacks? Panic attacks are brief episodes of intense fear that can come on completely unexpectedly and, in some cases, develop into a panic disorder. Anxiety is a very normal part of everyday life, and not everyone who experiences it will go on to develop panic disorder. What […]
June 29, 2018

Anxiety Disorders: Our Complete Guide

Anxiety Disorders: Our Complete Guide Throughout the course of human history, our bodies have adapted to deal with different kinds of stress. Our fight or flight response, governed by our autonomic nervous system which works outside of our conscious awareness, was originally designed to help us avoid dangerous and possibly […]
May 25, 2018

Common Relationship Communication Problems

Relationship Communication Issues All of us are involved in a series of relationships: intimate partners, parent/child, friendships, extended family, coworkers, etc. The truth is that relationships have wonderful times and difficult, challenging times. All relationships experience conflict. Managing conflict can make or break the relationship. In every relationship, you have […]
May 22, 2018

Dealing with Depression

Our Guide to Dealing with Depression Almost anyone you know will use the words “I’m depressed” to describe the way they are feeling from time to time. Feeling ‘blue’ or feeling down’ is not the same as suffering from a clinical depression. Depression becomes an illness when symptoms are severe, […]