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An Introduction to Therapy: What is CBT & DBT?
Many of us have heard the phrase, “Everyone can benefit from therapy.” That may or may not be true, but one thing is for sure: not everyone seeks out therapists, psychologists, or counsellors to receive therapy (also known as counselling). There are barriers to attending therapy including long wait times, stigma concerns, and cost (Moroz, […]
Shielding Your Mind: First Aid to Overcome Social Media Harm
It is evident that social media has numerous advantages, including virtual connectivity for distant families, instant communication, and fast dissemination of information and marketing campaigns. However, despite its widespread usage in the digital age, social media is not immune to its downsides, particularly the adverse impact on our mental health. Overusing social media can lead […]
What in the World is “World Bipolar Day”?
March 30th is World Bipolar Day (Government of Canada, 2023). Every year, this date is recognized internationally. There is also a new theme every year. The theme of 2023 was “#BipolarTogether” as a reminder for people living with this disorder that they are not alone. The purpose of this date is to raise awareness, eliminate […]