MENTAL HEALTH BLOG

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Nurturing Healing: The Role of Grief Support, Loss and Bereavement Counselling

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| by Christie Cortese

Bereavement brings an intricate tapestry of emotions, woven with threads of sadness, disbelief, anger, and acceptance. Losing a significant person is an inevitable part of the human experience, and the journey through grief is a unique and personal one. Grief is not a linear path but a complex, unpredictable journey. It encompasses a range of…
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Mental Health of Healthcare Workers 

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| by Summer Thorp

The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on the mental health of healthcare workers. According to Statistics Canada, 70% of healthcare workers reported that their mental health was somewhat worse or much worse now compared with before March 2020.  Healthcare Workers Mental Health Statistics The Mental Health Commission reported in 2022 that of the healthcare workers…
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Commonly Asked Questions About Marriage Counselling

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| by Eden Martin

Do you have questions about marriage counselling and couples therapy? Read on to find out the answers to many commonly asked questions about this type of therapy. Does marriage counselling work? There are several well-researched modalities used in couples therapy which have been demonstrated to be effective. For example, Emotionally Focused Therapy has been shown…
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Therapy with Ketamine Integration Sessions

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| by Michelle Gibson

At Gibson and Associates, we offer integration psychotherapy that can assist your psychedelic treatment. Given the legal status of psychedelic substances, it cannot be used outside of a research context. Integration psychotherapy offers support of psychedelic experiences had outside of therapy. What is Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy? Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy is an emerging treatment that combines low-dose ketamine…
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