“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” Joseph Campbell, the author of those words, was a historian and later explored comparative mythology.  He was the author of “The Hero with a Thousand Faces”, an exploration into the journey of the archetypal hero aka “The Hero’s Journey” for which he was best…

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Exploring one’s family is not an unfamiliar tool used in therapy. Many family systems and interpersonal approaches use a mapping of familial relations as a better way to understand the dynamic within a family system or to understand how those close to you impact you in a positive or negative manner. A common tool used…

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This blog has been percolating in my head for a while. The thought of writing it has been daunting because the topic is so enormous and there are so many angles from which to approach the many ways that this coronavirus pandemic has touched all aspects of our lives – socially, emotionally, physically and financially.…

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Laurie Blaikie, MA https://www.laurieblaikie.com/blog/ As we continue to navigate through these strange times, a consistent thing that I’m hearing from people I speak with is that their grief seems to have gone into hiding.  It’s not that it’s completely gone, or that they don’t think about their loved one on a regular basis, but that…

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Liana Palmerio-McIvor, RP, (cert) OAMHP During these trying times of COVID-19, many people daily put their lives at risk to help combat the COVID-19 threat. Here are some basic tools to support you and your families during and after this unprecedented crisis.  As well, mental health services can help cope with the fear and anxiety…

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By Christina Crowe, RP At Dig A Little Deeper, Psychotherapy & Counselling, we are proud to offer a diverse team of psychotherapists and counsellors to support you and your family on your journey to better mental health and stronger relationships.  Additionally, we also offer both in-person, and online psychotherapy. This article will provide a little…

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This article will reference ADHD and ADD interchangeably, which for the purposes of this topic, makes sense.    The relative ‘invisibility’ of the symptoms of unmanaged ADHD/ADD  are both a blessing and a curse. There are pros and cons of being ‘officially’ diagnosed, and I have also seen, valid and interesting arguments supporting unofficial/self-diagnosis in the neurodivergent world. Regardless…

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Hundreds of millions of people all around the world are currently in either legally-enforced lockdown or self-managed seclusion. For the first time ever, every neighbourhood, city, state/province, country, and continent are dealing with a common stressor. We could point to the world wars as a comparison, but, for many, that reality was only experienced through…

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