Breakfast Television recently featured Everyday Heroes Kids founder Tammany Petrie to talk about her amazing organization and the important work they are doing for children and their families. OAMHP is proud to call Everyday Heroes Kids a community partner. If you’re a member of OAMHP or a healthcare professional who works with children and youth,…

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As many are already aware, the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nations recently confirmed the bodies of 215 Indigenous children were uncovered at the past site of the Kamloops, B.C. Indian Residential School. Although it is critical for all Canadians to know these truths, it comes at the re-traumatization of many Indigenous Peoples. We realize that…

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Do you have a deep-rooted fear of your inbox? It’s 3.15am Monday morning. While the rest of the world sleeps soundly, you’re twitching to turn on the bedside lamp. You’re edging towards your phone. It’s been buzzing on and off, sounding in the dark, which can mean only one thing. Emails are waiting. You think,…

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The field is an increasingly popular second career option thanks to its diversity and anti-oppressive focus. Psychotherapy as a profession has been around for years along with other types of therapy and counselling. But in Ontario, it has taken much longer for the field to become regulated. Since the establishment of the College of Registered…

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New Brunswick’s college of psychologists is speaking out against portions of Bill 35, An Act Respecting Empowering the School System, that they say would allow some teachers to administer and score psychoeducational assessments.  Psychoeducational assessments refer to testing performed by psychologists to identify learning disabilities and other neurodevelopmental disorders in children. The legislation, introduced on March 17, would allow teachers with a…

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Ryan Freeman Burchfield, LPC, is among the first clinicians to get certified in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) with Beck Institute. BI’s Certification program includes coursework (currently hosted online in both on demand and live, interactive formats), one term of supervision with our expert faculty, case write-ups, and a work sample. Ryan shared insight about her experience in the…

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