Fall Back to School


Heading back to school in September can be an anxious time for children and youth....READ MORE


SUMMER BREAK AND COVID


As we enter into summer vacation, you may wonder how best to support your children and their mental health.  The pandemic has been most challenging for families and these struggles are more so when you are struggling with...READ MORE


telemental health


Telemental Health, Online/Phone Therapy, Video Counselling……..
I’m sure many of you have seen all of these terms thrown around over the last week or so and been asked by your therapist to transition your sessions to a....READ MORE


can we talk about self-esteem


Summer is almost over and the new school year is fast approaching which can cause a lot of feelings and emotions for children and teens. Summer time may have been difficult for everyone’s self-esteem, especially youth due to being disconnected from....READ MORE


exams are stressful


Exam season is here for a lot of students, whether it’s primary, secondary or post secondary. Exam season and tests can bring up a lot of anxiety and....READ MORE


losing control of emotions


With so many things going around us it's hard for both adults and kids to control their emotions all the time.  But why is that?....READ MORE


what is a growth mindset?


There are two types of mindsets when it comes to the way we learn and grow, fixed mindset and growth mindset. Professor and Researcher Carol Dweck created the concept of growth mindset, which is a perception of “Self Theory.” The importance of growth mindset is....READ MORE

Coping with grief over the holidays

Coping with grief is hard. Coping with grief during the holidays can be even harder. Whether you are someone dealing with grief or helping a loved one deal with their grief, it is important to know that every feeling is okay, emotions do not....READ MORE


Curling parents.....say what?!


Helicopter parents are said to be overprotective and always hovering over their children in order to shield them from any negative experiences and often take over and complete tasks at the first sign of difficulty. Helicopter parents are....READ MORE

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trauma recovery - find your road​


​Traumatic events can be experienced in many different ways and effect people much differently; not all trauma leads to PTSD.  The effects of trauma can be emotional, psychological and even physical and manifest immediately after....READ MORE


Spinning the Emotions Wheel


Describing emotions can be hard for children, youth and even adults.  A lot of children will become frustrated and upset when they can't convey how they feel or can't find the right word to describe what's happening inside them.  This can....READ MORE

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