Teresa Greenhill is a respected writer and advocate for families with relatives struggling with addiction or in recovery. As a family therapist, I am pleased to have her as a guest blogger to share her wisdom on reconnecting with parents in recovery. Addiction has a lifelong lasting impact on children and families When you growContinue reading Letting Go Of The Past: Advice For Reconnecting with a Recovering Parent
The skills training and treatment of DBT is applicable to people with a wide range of mental health conditions to improve overall well-being, emotion management, and decrease negative emotions and distress.Continue reading DBT: For More Than Borderline Personality Disorder
Most communication today is done digitally, via instant messenger, texting, Snapchat, etc. In a world where communication is literally at our fingertips it can be hard to feel connected.
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy or DBT offersContinue reading How Can DBT Help Maintain Relationships
Social Media can have a negative impact on your romantic and personal relationshipsContinue reading Is Social Media Damaging Your Romantic Relationship?
Nuturing friendships on valentines day for self care is part of therapeutic excerciseContinue reading 5 Ways to Nurture Friendship This Valentine’s Day
As the year has come to an end many of us take stock of the last year and make new goals and “resolutions” for the year to come. By now, most of you have decided on this year’s resolutions, purchased gym memberships, decided to eat healthier, or reduce your debt. However, as many of usContinue reading Why Resolutions Fail And What To Do About It
In a world where communication is available at our fingertips in an instance, true connection and communication appear to be lacking. This can make face-to-face interaction feel more difficult or uncomfortable. Continue reading How DBT Can Help You Get What You Want
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a highly effective evidence-based treatment used for the treatment of a variety of mental health issues such as depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, substance dependence, and eating disorders.Continue reading Experience the Freedom of Living in the Present: DBT Skills Anyone Can Use
It’s no secret that meditation has positive impacts on our thinking, health, stress levels and mood when practised regularly. In fact, research shows that when meditation is practised even for only 20 minutes a day it can have significant positive impacts on physical and mental health. Better yet, these 20 minutes don’t have to beContinue reading Easy Meditation for Your Daily Life
On Christmas Eve last year I was up until 1am frantically wrapping gifts, surrounded by a mess of paper, ribbons, bows, and tape. I was never to find the scissors (even though they were always next to me). This has come after weeks of shopping, cleaning the house, decorating, cooking, baking, and writing and addressingContinue reading Holidays, the most stressful time of year for women and how to take them back!