Enrolment at our university and college campuses are increasing. As a result, appointment requests are up considerably for mental health issues; many are asking WHY? “Students will say there is decreased access to therapists and appointments as well as limited available clinical space in institutions.” The Root of the Issue It seems collectively our awareness … Continue reading Mental Health: Enhancing Our Campus Services
We all want to get better in certain areas of our lives. For some, better mental performance might mean achieving better grades in school or becoming more efficient at work. Others may desire developing or fostering relationships we’ve let slip. For the Emergency Room Physician, for example, it may mean staying cool under pressure when a patient enters the ward with a life threatening … Continue reading Mental Performance: 6 Reasons You Should Strengthen Your Mind
I know that a happy and fulfilling career change is possible. I know this to be true because I’ve experienced it first-hand. Don’t think, though, that the change transpired without some feelings of fear and reluctance. Let me give you the background of how I came to seek out the services of a skilled and … Continue reading The Value of a Career Counsellor: My Journey to Becoming a Registered Psychotherapist
Work is busy. Life is busy. But, I find that summer does offer a bit of relief from the hectic pace of both. Why not take advantage of the season by doing a bit of self-reflection and self-care? Ask yourself these questions: Am I feeling more cynical at work towards clients and colleagues? Do I … Continue reading Job Burnout: 6 Tips to Prevent It!