How about consciously creating a healthy holiday survival strategy for yourself and/or your family this year? For many people, the holidays elicit a sense of warmth, connection, celebration and joy. For others, it may be a very difficult time of year based on losses, challenging familial, relationship or social dynamics, eating or drinking challenges at
Did you know that the average working person spends approximately 80% of their waking hours at work? We generally spend more time with our colleagues than we do our friends and loved ones! When we are not experiencing satisfaction or fulfillment at work, it can impact other areas of our lives, including our relationships, emotional
We are excited to welcome Freshta Jamasi to our team of passionate psychotherapists! Freshta is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), offering in-person and online appointments. She takes a collaborate, person-centered and anti-oppressive approach in her work with clients, integrating Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy and Mindfulness-based Interventions in her work. Creating a safe, non-judgmental
How do you feel towards the end of August? Are you wistful, sad and mourning the end of the carefree days of the summer season? Are you eager to start a new Fall season?? Do you experience the September Scaries, which could relate to a fear, hesitancy or discomfort about the upcoming school year??? Interestingly,
What is Internal Family Systems (IFS)? Internal family systems (IFS) is an individualized approach to psychotherapy that involves accepting and validating all of the various parts of the mind, and their interaction with one another to form a system of self, or family. IFS allows individuals to work towards healing without compromising these various parts
What is Anxiety? Anxiety is an uncomfortable mental, emotional and physical experience that most of us are very familiar with. While Anxiety is a natural human response, experiencing too much of it too frequently can be extremely upsetting, frustraing, scary and can escalate to panic. It affects us as an unpleasant mind-heart-body experience that impacts
We are excited to announce that we are now offering EMDR! Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, better known as EMDR, is a form of psychotherapy that promotes healing from difficult experiences in childhood, adolescence or adult life and helps alleviate the symptoms and emotional distress that some individuals face. One benefit of EMDR is the
At this time of year, much is discussed about changes in mood and energy and it is generally attributed to Seasonal Affective Disorder. Given the medicalization and pathologization of our emotional states, which does not sit well with those who take a more holistic approach to wellness and healing, is this the proper way to
Welcome Our Amazing New Therapy Interns!
We are thrilled to announce two new additions to our team of caring and compassionate therapists. Hausalya and Douglas are both in the process of completing their clinical training and are offering sessions both online or in-person.
This healing space has been created to attend to a holistic, integrative, multidimensional and multidisciplinary approach to health and wellness. The space is meant to help you engage in radical self care from the moment you enter. The mandala masterpiece is meant to inspire and create a sense of wonder. The furniture is comfortable in