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Blended families – families with stepchildren and/or stepparents – go through very normal stages in coming together to form a cohesive unit.  It can take some time to evolve through these stages and for everyone to get used to the new group, but just because...

Covid-19 has impacted people’s everyday life, including how people access mental health services. The increasing usage of digital platforms leads professionals and clients to consider the benefit in terms of costs, timing, physical distancing norms, self-isolation and clinicians/clients’ needs, especially for people who live in...

With the world still under Coronavirus’s grip and with many of us coping with varying stages of lockdown restrictions, it would be weird if you weren’t feeling down, blue, isolated, and/or stressed out right now.  These are normal, healthy responses to a highly stressful and...

Sexual infidelity – it’s one of the most painful and delicate issues for which clients seek couples therapy and needs to be treated with the utmost respect and sensitivity.  Whether you’re in the acute, immediate aftermath of recently learning about or disclosing an affair, or...

Making the decision to come to couples therapy requires courage.  A willingness to put your hands up and say, “Ok, we need some outside support” is really challenging, and also a huge sign of strength and commitment to your relationship.  But in order for couples...

Picking the right therapist and absorbing accurate mental health information can be challenging when there seems to be a lot of options and information out there.  What things should you pay attention to when choosing a therapist so that you know you are in good...

Every relationship experiences difficulties in communication from time to time.  This can be especially true when discussing sensitive or hot button items, which can often make emotions rise, defences come up, and disconnection ensue. “Fighting For Your Marriage” by Howard Markman, Scott Stanley and Susan Blumberg is...

Celebrating Pride month this year has not been easy, with many events being cancelled and challenges meeting friends, family, and colleagues in person.  But as June comes to a close, let’s remember to celebrate LGBTQIA+ individuals all year round. One of the ways you can show...

The Black Lives Matter movement has brought international attention to the issue of systemic racism in societies around the world.  For many countries and cultures, racism has contributed to serious health, mental health, and social inequalities facing people of colour, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Coronavirus got your sleep schedule all messed up?  You’re not alone.  Living through a pandemic is anxious making, whether it’s overt anxiety or just a background hum of stress.  Work schedules, finances, parenting, health concerns, commuting, grocery shopping, socializing, planning for future events… Every aspect...