I entered into a new era and gracefully embraced the big 5-0!!
At the best of times, the beginning of a new school year can be challenging. Add a global pandemic into the mix and this time can be even tougher! So, be sensitive and patient with your children and keep lines of communication wide open.
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
A psychoeducational assessment helps determine a child’s intellectual and academic abilities. The goal is simple: to understand how the child learns, where the child excels, struggles and everything in between. Our team prides itself on making this a fun, safe and nurturing experience. Plus, assessments CAN be empowering for children
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
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
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
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
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.
By: Elizabeth Wiener- mental health advocate Last week, Lisa and I had the opportunity to reflect on the language of mental illness when we participated in a panel discussion for Bell Let’s Talk. The topic was the evolution of mental health stigma in the media.