March is Music Therapy Awareness Month in Canada

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Music therapy is a discipline in which credentialed professionals use to address human needs within cognitive, communicative, emotional, musical, physical, social, and spiritual domains. Certified music therapists (MTAs) may also conduct and/or participate in research, educate and supervise students and professionals, facilitate knowledge translation, act as consultants, and provide professional leadership on the use of […]

Managing Your Stress Effectively

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If you’re living with high levels of stress, you’re putting your well-being at risk. Stress affects your emotional well-being, as well as your physical health. Stress can limit your ability to think clearly, function effectively, and enjoy life. It may seem like there’s nothing you can do about stress. Effective stress management helps you break […]

The Start of a New Year

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2020 has just begun. Along with another year, and the new decade comes a whole new set of goals and expectations. We expect everything in our lives to be immediately better. It is not surprising that the diet books, gym memberships and weight-loss programs tend to increase sales in January. As much as we can […]

Interview with Marybeth Mulligan

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Marybeth Mulligan – Counsellor at Bishop Carroll High School On November 14, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ms. Marybeth Mulligan, a counsellor at Bishop Carroll High School. Ms. Mulligan has worked for many years as a counsellor, an educator and as a mental health advocate. In addition to counselling, she is a powerful figure […]