The Stress-Heart Connection

The Stress-Heart Connection

We have all heard the statistics and we do not like to face them: in Canada, heart disease is the second leading cause of death. Most people know the main recommendations for heart health: eat right, exercise, stop smoking, manage your weight, and so on. However, one of the key ..Continue Reading

A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Beating Holiday Stress

A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Beating Holiday Stress

The Holidays are coming! For many people, this could mean hours of planning, late night wrapping, the In-law’s shitsu (Sir Elton the Third) who pees on your brand-new carpet every time someone enters your house or driving in terrible conditions.  I could go on and on, but what I am ..Continue Reading

Trauma and Chronic Pain: Understanding the Mind, Body Connection

Trauma and Chronic Pain: Understanding the Mind, Body Connection

As a therapist, the question often comes if one issue can influence another issue a client may be experiencing. The answer is yes. More and more clients report experiencing the effects of chronic pain. What’s more, there are also an increasing amount of clients that consult for trauma. How do ..Continue Reading

Ending Isolation and Loneliness

Ending Isolation and Loneliness

According to the World Suicide Prevention Day website, 800 000 people end their lives through suicide, but it is thought that as many as 25 times that number have attempted in doing so. Isolation plays a large role with regards to this. Many who have attempted suicide have said that ..Continue Reading

What Is Your Anxiety Pointing At?

What Is Your Anxiety Pointing At?

We’ve all seen it before. Someone parks in the handicapped zone. We see them leisurely walk out of their car towards a store. Some of us may wonder how that person is affected. Others might think there’s nothing wrong with them. Some conditions are not always necessarily visible. In fact, ..Continue Reading

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a non-medical treatment modality aimed at addressing problem areas in our lives.