I returned to work this week – the first time since the global pandemic was announced. I was able to connect with my clients online and on the telephone, for which I was grateful. One thing is for sure: we are all stressed. And it makes sense, right? In a short period of time, theContinue reading “Accepting Our Anxiety: Coping with Uncertainty in an Unpredictable World”
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My 3 Principles of Stress Reduction: Putting my words into Practice
Organization isn’t about perfection. It is about efficiency, reducing stress & clutter, and saving time & money, & improving your overall quality of life. Christina Scalise There are many constants that I like to emphasize during my counselling sessions. Some are based on theory, some on personal or professional experience. Regardless of the presenting issue,Continue reading “My 3 Principles of Stress Reduction: Putting my words into Practice”
#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!”
It’s Exam Time!
With the end of the school year approaching, there is always excitement about summer vacation. But with this, is the seemingly gigantic obstacle that needs to be overcome before the bliss of sunny days and freedom: exams. Your teen may be experiencing some anxiety about this time of the year because of the cumulative projectsContinue reading “It’s Exam Time!”
Dealing with “Starting-high-school” Worries
Every year, beginning around April or May, many of my young clients express worries and fears about starting high school in the following year. This feeling can be described as a general worry, but can escalate to crippling fear and panic. There are many reasons why this fear and worry is understandable. It involves transitioningContinue reading “Dealing with “Starting-high-school” Worries”