July 3, 2019
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Shift Supports #TeamUnbreakable

Shift Cognitive Therapy + Assessment is very proud to have supported Cameron Helps, a charitable organization whose goal is to protect youth from anxiety, depression and suicide by fostering lifelong exercise through running. Over the past few months, a group of teens attended an after-school program at the Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre where […]
June 27, 2019

How does Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Work?

Learn How Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Can Benefit You Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, also known as CBT, is a modern type of talk-therapy that works extremely well for emotional issues, like depression, anxiety, trauma, obsessive-compulsive disorder and low self-esteem. It also works well with many behavioural issues, like over-eating, avoiding and procrastinating. […]
June 19, 2019
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Badge of Life Canada – PTSD Retreat for First Responders

Badge of Life Canada – PTSD Retreat for First Responders Dr. Ian Shulman recently spent a week with Badge of Life Canada and ten, first responders, all recovering from work-related PTSD. Badge of Life Canada is a national, volunteer organization, dedicated to helping first responders recover from trauma, through peer […]
June 5, 2019
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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 […]