Mom Guilt: Why we are better parents without it

By |2020-09-22T16:07:11-04:00July 7th, 2020|

As the mother of three teenagers, I am very familiar with the notion of trying to do it all. In almost two decades of being both a mom and a psychotherapist I have been exposed to a lot of women struggling with Mom Guilt. The perfection that many of us

Practicing Effective Learning Strategies During COVID-19

By |2020-09-22T17:40:09-04:00April 2nd, 2020|

Being home, during COVID-19 without any academics is an excellent opportunity for your teen to reflect on how they learn best and to explore ways for them to enhance their success across all disciplines. High school poses a variety of challenges for students. Students have little control over what material

COVID-19 and How to Manage Your Couple Relationship.

By |2020-09-22T17:44:41-04:00March 22nd, 2020|

During this Covid-19 crisis, couples are finding themselves at home, together for longer periods of time than ever before. They are trying to juggle work demands, financial constraints and caring for their children. On top of that is the stress and confusion of the virus itself, and how long this

COVID-19 and Managing Your Mental Health

By |2020-09-22T17:54:41-04:00March 16th, 2020|

2020 has really kicked us in the butt so far. Who would’ve thought that a virus that started half way across the world would be at our door step so quickly, significantly impacting our physical and mental health. And while social distancing is the responsible and ethical approach to dealing

How to Speak to Children about COVID-19

By |2020-09-22T17:58:05-04:00March 14th, 2020|

In my practice, as a social worker,  I work with children, adolescents and young adults on a daily basis. I  also have children of my own. Recently, I have been asked multiple questions about COVID-19: How do we talk to children and adolescents about this pandemic? What should I be

The Couple’s Quest

By |2022-01-13T15:19:38-05:00June 12th, 2019|

A therapist’s guide to couples communicationBy Christina Benedetti  The Couple’s Quest:  A therapist’s guide to couples communicationAs a couple therapist in Montreal, I have met hundreds of couples in search of fixing their relationship, rekindling their romance, trying to reconnect and heal their wounds.

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