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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?

This article was written by Leslie Riopel and posted on positivepsychology.com. You can read the full article by clicking here. Dialectical Behavior Therapy or DBT is an evidence-based therapy that is effective in treating a wide range of disorders. DBT is a recognized form of therapy that is accepted by the American Psychological Association

By | 2019-07-31T13:27:31-07:00 July 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

CBT for Children: 14 Ways Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Benefit Kids

This article was written by Elaine Houston and originally posted on positivepsychology.com. You can view the original post by clicking here. Helping children become aware of the ways in which thoughts can influence emotions and behavior is one of the most valuable lessons we can bequeath. At a time when social, cognitive and emotional

By | 2019-07-29T09:01:56-07:00 July 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

What Is an Enabler? 11 Ways to Recognize One

The term “enabler” generally describes someone whose behavior allows a loved one to continue self-destructive patterns of behavior. This term can be stigmatizing since there’s often negative judgment attached to it. However, many people who enable others don’t do so intentionally. They may not even realize what they’re doing. Enabling usually refers to patterns

By | 2019-07-18T10:03:06-07:00 July 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

From Anxiety and Avoidance to Brave Behaviour – How Parents Can Make a Powerful Difference

Part of our role as parents is providing our children with the experiences that will help them discover their everyday magic – their courage, resilience, resourcefulness and other qualities that will move them towards growth. Sometimes though, anxiety will get in their way. Sometimes this will be fierce. Sometimes it will drive them to

By | 2019-06-28T10:26:51-07:00 June 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Does Social Media Cause Depression?

Is using social media making our kids unhappy? Evidence is mounting that there is a link between social media and depression. In several recent studies, teenage and young adult users who spend the most time on Instagram, Facebook and other platforms were shown to have a substantially (from 13 to 66 percent) higher rate

By | 2019-06-28T10:27:52-07:00 June 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

7 Effective Thought-Stopping Techniques for Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common issues I hear about from my clients, one that many people have on a regular, sometimes daily, basis. Of course, anxiety is a normal part of the human experience, and it can be a healthy, biological reaction to environmental stressors. The problem is when that reaction switches

By | 2019-06-18T13:00:21-07:00 June 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Support System

When you think of a support system, you might imagine yourself as a character in Friends or How I Met Your Mother. You and your five best buddies, hanging out at your favorite coffee house or bar, ranting about your day. That’s supportive — right? Yes, friendships are an important element of your support

By | 2019-06-18T12:33:11-07:00 June 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments