Category Archives : Press RSS feed for this section

Wise Women in West Island

“One with an eye for style, the other with an ear for understanding” describes Dollard des Ormeaux residents Elizabeth Wiener, a teacher and style expert and Lisa Brookman, a Montreal based clinical psychotherapist to a ‘T.’ Read more

Workshop for teenage girls

A teen empowerment workshop will be held Sunday in the West Island. Two West Island women are behind this initiative - Elizabeth Wiener, a teacher and style expert and Lisa Brookman, co-director of the West Island Therapy Center.

Friends launch Montreal women’s blog site

MONTREAL — Lisa Brookman and Elizabeth Wiener have been best friends since their teenage years. But neither West Islander would have imagined that WiseWomenMontreal.com, a free women’s blog site they launched last Labour Day weekend, would result in their being recognized on the street. But that’s what is happening. Brookman, a clinical psychotherapist, and Wiener, a […]

Motherhood and Postpartum Depression

“Your illness does not define you, your STRENGTH and COURAGE does.”-anonymous When Sandy came in for her first therapy session she was very distressed. She sat on my couch in my office and told me her story. Sandy had a healthy baby 6 months ago yet she was still not feeling herself. She was crying […]

Wise women website brings together local bloggers

In my three years as a parenting writer and blogger, I’ve encountered all kinds of questions and comments from readers. Some want to know more about the subjects I typically address — digital technologies, bullying and risky behaviours. But others ask about various topics: Do I have any kid-friendly recipes to share, or who do […]

Top