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Helping your School age Child with Bullying

  School or Summer camp has started and you’re noticing your child isn’t happy. You can’t quite pinpoint the cause and you know something just isn’t right. You try asking your child and you get evasive answers. When you talk with some other parents with word bullying comes up.  Here are some signs that may point to a bullying

Divorcing After 60

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As therapists we understand how difficult it is to be a young child or a teen of divorced parents. Sometimes parents try to pull their child in each direction, kids having to listen to one parent bad mouth your other parent, the horrors of splitting holidays, and having to move from one home to the

Battling Body Image Messges

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Body Image Messages Many women and men of all ages struggle with body image. You don’t have to look far to see a girl or woman who dislikes her body. Using words as strong as hate and disgusting girls and women battle a no-win war against their bodies. Girls receive messages from a very young

Live Your Dreams

It is never too late to be what you who you want to be. Live the life you dream of, not the life someone else dreams for you. George Eliot

Male Depression

Depression is a serious, yet treatable health condition that can affect any man. While depression is often associated with sadness and hopelessness, it can express itself in many ways such as fits of rage, unnecessary risk taking behaviours, and alcohol or drug abuse How do you know if you or someone you care about may

Bullying at School?

Believe it or not it’s already time to start thinking about your children and getting back into school! Bullying at school is unfortunately a common event for children  and youth of all ages.    160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying.  7% of students report being bullied 2 to 3 times a month

Summer Blues in August

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Just as summer is heading into it’s second month and everyone is talking about vacation time, how wonderful the weather is, and are busy planning weekend get aways and plans you’re just not into summer. And you’re feeling anxious jittery and blah. What’s going on? Do you have the Summer Blues in August? Believe it

Has Divorce Guilt Made You a Bad Parent?

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Therapist Nataxja Cini is speaking with CBC host Stu Mills about Divorce Guilt. Has Divorce Guilt made you a bad parent? How has it impacted your parenting skills? This call-in show explores many aspects of Divorce Guilt and how it can impact your children, your relationship with your children, and your own sense of success

Are You Misunderstanding Your Child or Teen?

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At Family-Therapy we support parents to understand their children and create trust and safety with them. Kids can’t open up to you, develop strong bonds, or lean on you if they feel they can’t trust you. We understanding that parenting children and teens is a tough job. We understand the demands put on parents and

What’s going on underneath All that Anger?

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You just witnessed your child having a meltdown. Or maybe your partner or spouse is just fuming. Their face is all red and angry words are being thrown all over the place. What’s going on underneath all that anger and rage? What is Anger? Anger is a natural and necessary emotion. Our ancestors used anger