#gettingreadyforchange: A one-day workshop coming to Georgetown!

My colleague, Uresha Salgado, and I are VERY excited to host our first workshop in the Georgetown area! On Tuesday, August 14th, we will be having a one-day workshop for students transitioning from grade 8 to high school and are feeling worried or nervous about this change.  It will be a supportive group that willContinue reading “#gettingreadyforchange: A one-day workshop coming to Georgetown!”

Talking to your Child or Teen about Tragedy

It seems like more and more frequently, we find ourselves bombarded with media coverage about tragedies that occur randomly and unexpected.  School shootings.  Bus accidents.  Innocent children and youth dying. Acts of violence towards strangers.  Sometimes, watching the local news can be more terrifying than the movies and television shows we “responsibly” use our parentalContinue reading “Talking to your Child or Teen about Tragedy”

Exciting News and Services!

I am very excited to announce that I am now able to provide direct billing for clients who are covered for Registered Social Workers with GreenShield Canada and SSQ Financial Group!  For more information, please feel free to contact me.   Supervision Services & Consultation I am also excited to begin providing supervision services andContinue reading “Exciting News and Services!”

Self-Compassion: The Power of Loving Ourselves

It is officially the “day of love” – it’s Valentine’s Day.  For some, this is a very important time to spend with loved ones and celebrate our relationships and connections.  For others, this can be a difficult day, especially if we feel disconnected or alone.  I am a firm believer that Valentine’s day is simplyContinue reading “Self-Compassion: The Power of Loving Ourselves”

Review: “Not Alone: A film about teen suicide and depression”

I found this documentary on Netflix randomly but found it profoundly inspiring.  Here is the back story: This documentary is lead by Jacqueline Monetta, who initially shares her story about the tragic and unexpected loss of her best friend to suicide.  She shares that she engaged in her own self-reflection.  She described, in her ownContinue reading “Review: “Not Alone: A film about teen suicide and depression””

Embracing the Powerful Mind Newsletter – January 2018

The newest issue of Embracing the Powerful Mind Newsletter is out and it focuses on New Year’s resolutions and online counselling.  It also includes exciting information about my extended office hours. Happy Reading!! Embracing the Powerful Mind Newsletter January 2018

Now Booking for January 2018!!

The new year is approaching and it can be characterized by the development of goals to increase happiness, success, and physical and emotional connections. It is a time when we make plans to address our physical health, “bad habits”, and financial decision-making.  However, for some reason, we often neglect the idea of addressing our emotionalContinue reading “Now Booking for January 2018!!”

Open House – November 8th!!

I am extremely grateful and excited to have found an amazing team at Beechwood Chiropractic Wellness Centre in Norval, Ontario.  On Wednesday, November 8th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., there will be an Open House event, where a variety of services will be represented (see attached flyer).  Please join us for raffles, shopping, doorContinue reading “Open House – November 8th!!”