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Coping with Back to School Anxiety for Parents

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Moms and Dads school this year is just going to be different. We’ re all going to be reaching differently to school this year and that’s OK. For many families heading back to school will be a relief as we try to get back into what is our usual routine. Your child in Primary School

Social Distancing in the Age of Covid-19 and Keeping Emotional Connected

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting advice from public health to stay home as much as possible (depending on your job), avoid gathering in groups and keep clear of close contact with other people even on the street has intensified the harm that social isolation causes many people. How do we manage Social distancing in order

Insomnia

 Insomnia is a sleep disorder where people have falling sleeping, staying asleep or waking up much earlier than usual. Insomnia will cause daytime sleepiness, low energy, irritability, memory issues, and a depressed mood.   People can develop insomnia because of other health issues such as cancer, arthritis, breathing issues or pain related problems. Other times

Domestic Violence

  No one wants to believe they are in a domestic abusive relationship or situation.   If you are in immediate danger please call 911   Domestic Violence or Intimate Partner Violence can be anything from emotional abuse, such as name calling or putdowns, to repeated physical or sexual assaults and homicide.   Intimate partner

Starting 2020 with a mindful mind

Sometimes, we put so much pressure on ourselves to start the New Year with great intentions and big goals. But if we’re not careful your New Year’s resolution could end up in the trash and forgotten before the end of January. Reflection on the year gone by The end of 2019 and in the beginning

New Year Resolutions – Are you ready?

Get up early and start 2020 with a quick talk about New Year Resolutions! What are you goals for 2020 as we start this new decade? Watch Nataxja Cini MSW RSW from Family-Therapy talk about how to plan resolutions and positive changes for 2020. We’re live Tuesday January 2,2020 at 7:20 am on CTV Morning

Coping with Loss and Grief over the Holiday Season

Loss. We are never ready when we loss a family member, a relative, a friend or a coworker. Holiday times can be especially difficult to celebrate if there is an empty spot in your heart and at your dining room table. Your first year after the death of your loved one is the most difficult.

Marnie Colter seeing clients at our latest new location

  Marnie Colter will be seeing all of her clients at our latest new location. Marnie has opened our latest new location at 430 Hazeldean Rd. Suite 203.  Marnie is a Registered Psychotherapist with 20+ years experience working in both individual and group settings. She is passionate about assisting adults and youth (12+) to understand

Using your Five senses to Ground Yourself

When you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious or stressed use your five senses to help ground you in the present moment. Sometimes we get caught up in our anxiety and our thoughts. Using your senses,  keeps you in the present moment right now. A self-soothing  or grounding activity is any activity that helps to calm or

Nataxja Cini on CTV speaking about “13 Reasons Why”

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Nataxja Cini speaking on CTV Morning Live with host Annette Goerner about the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” which portrays the life and death to suicide of high school student Hanna. Today’s segment is about how to talk with your children and teens about the controversial show.