Are You Really Living?

In 1999 I thought I had breast cancer. I got the dreaded call that I had a mass in my breast and I would need to have a biopsy to find out if indeed I did. Being a very optimistic person, I thought well if I do I do. I can't change what has happened … Continue reading Are You Really Living?

Music, Memory, And Therapy

The power of music is undeniable. Just a few lines in a song can transport us back to a particular time, place, and event in our lives. Research shows that those suffering dementia or traumatic brain injury who listen to familiar music from their past have triggered long, lost memories. This relationship between music and … Continue reading Music, Memory, And Therapy

Be Afraid And Do It Anyway

Photo by Melanie Wasser on Unsplash I am a wife, mom, grandma, educator and psychologist. The majority of my career has been spent working with kids and their families. I am one of those lucky people who has been able to have a 30 plus year career that I absolutely love! I have been so honoured and privileged … Continue reading Be Afraid And Do It Anyway

Becoming Mindful In A World Full Of Distractions

It isn't easy for some of us to practice being mindful when there are so many distractions around us , but the benefits make us happier and healthier people. As School Counsellors we need to practice being mindful in order to fully model the benefits and to teach others how to integrate mindfulness practices  into their own … Continue reading Becoming Mindful In A World Full Of Distractions

Customized Presentations: Rethinking Ways To Better Your Community

We are excited to introduce you to our upcoming workshops and seminars that are available for your organization . Helen and Susan are able to customize presentations and all can be facilitated as a keynote, concurrent session or workshop. Helen and Susan are Registered Psychologists with years of practical experience and training and knowledge of … Continue reading Customized Presentations: Rethinking Ways To Better Your Community