December 4, 2019

Demand for Youth Mental Health Services is Exploding

The Toronto Star featured an article today about how universities and colleges are scrambling to decide what amount of funding will be needed to address the mental health needs of students, quoting a psychiatrist from McMaster University who said the school’s counseling service has “lineups out the door and down the hall.” […]
December 4, 2019

Anxiety… Who’s The Boss?

Before making big decisions, many people consult with others first, people who they believe are qualified to help them weigh their options. In the workplace, you might seek the opinion of a particular person because they have the most knowledge about other employees or the customers, or about the workplace […]
July 26, 2019

Anxiety and Stranger Things

The Lessons Stranger Things Provides about Anxiety Don’t you love it when you can learn about life’s great lessons from Netflix? You may or may not be a fan of the show “Stranger Things”. If you are, you probably had a tear in your eye listening to Hopper’s letter to […]
June 19, 2019

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 29, 2018

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 life-threatening situations. However, in our […]