Binge Eating and the Upcoming Holiday Season

There are multiple holidays between now and the end of the year that can create extra challenges for those struggling with body image and food. For many, the holiday season can cause anxiety, making it difficult to manage a healthy relationship with food. Among other responsibilities, the extra stress surrounding…

Identifying Critical Self-Talk

From Stephanie Chisolm Many of us live in a world where we define being productive as doing it all. For some, this productivity is tied to our self-worth. When we feel like we are not living up to our definition of what productive is, that inner critic can become loud.…

COVID-19 Update

Dear Clients, Currently, the risk level in Alberta is low for COVID-19. We can continue to provide treatment for you in person if you are feeling healthy. We can also arrange for your sessions to be completed online using a video psychological treatment platform called doxy.me. We ask you to…
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Competition

My children were building Lego the other day… each in unique ways. One was following directions, able to visualize all sides of the structure without moving it or the instructions (a skill I seriously lack). The other was building his own design from “the blueprint in my mind.”  As they…

Is your therapy working for you?

“So,” I ask, as Suzanne and I both settle into our seats in my office, “how was your week?” “Oh, I forgot!” she exclaims, and pulls out her phone.  I pull mine out too. This isn’t the 21st century getting in the way of therapy, it’s taking therapy to the…

DIY Essential Oil Diffuser

Terra cotta diffusers are a simple and effective way to use essential oils, and to boost your wellness. Diffusers disperse oils without heating them so they retain their therapeutic benefits. When inhaled, the oils are easily absorbed through the lungs. They can be hung on doorknobs, light fixtures, bedposts, or anywhere……