Update May 21, 2020: Counselling services continue to be available through ZOOM video or by phone. The office remains closed for in-person appointments until further notice, in an effort to protect individuals and to stop the spread of COVID-19. During this time, counselling services with me … Read More
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So here we are, nearing the end of April, and we're still in isolation due to COVID-19. Working from home can be challenging, if not impossible at times. Tempers can be short. Frustrations can be high. Wondering how you're going to get through this? Plain and simple, we don't know how long we'll … Read More
March 26, 2020: Earlier this week, I was interviewed by a local TV station, CHCH in Hamilton, about anxiety, depression and self-isolation during COVID-19. I wanted to share the questions that were asked and my answers, in the hope that they may be helpful to you during these uncertain … Read More
Recently, I attended a three day workshop on PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder), EMDR (Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing) and First Responders with one of the leading experts in the area, Dr. E.C. Hurley. The workshop provided me with the opportunity to learn more about the … Read More
The Importance of Boundaries There are many reasons why therapists and other healthcare providers have boundaries, but the most important reason is to protect you. Read on to learn more about the importance of boundaries and what happens when a therapist or healthcare provider has poor … Read More