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What is Therapy?

We spoke to Dr. Jessica Levenson who works at the Sleep Medicine Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Jessica is a clinical psychologist who is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal...

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Journaling Toward Mental Health

I recently found an article on Amy Polar’s Smart Girls website about Journaling and I thought it would be great to share here.  One of the things I really liked about the article was...

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Tips for Telling Others About Your Depression

Depression is often times misunderstood. This can often cause apprehension surrounding sharing  your feelings of depression with others, compounding with the symptoms of depression that a person is already feeling. When preparing to tell...

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Invisible Illness

Depression is not a “visible” health issue. It doesn’t announce itself to the world with a cast, or stitches, or vomiting. Depression is sneaky. It can be hard to talk about. Hard to define....

The Toronto Challenge 5K 1K 2014 on Sunday June 8 2014 throough the streets of downtown Toronto Ontario.

The race is a charity event in support of community programs for seniors.

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Self-care: Why exercise?

Self-care is all about improving ourselves, having more energy and being more satisfied with the events happening in and around us. Self-care involves a daily routine to achieve these goals by implementing the three core methods...

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NAMI – A National Resource

Have you heard of the National Alliance on Mental Health, also known as NAMI? NAMI is a great resource for anyone looking for more information about mental health awareness and reducing stigma. NAMI has local...

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Emotional First-Aid

Why is it important to heal your emotions? During his practice, Guy Winch, a licensed psychologist and author, noticed how most cultures value the body over the mind. He points out that we experience more...

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No Resolution? No Problem!

It’s nearing the end of January and you may be feeling like your chance to have a New Year’s Resolution Intention is past. But it’s not. You can pick up a new habit, or renew...

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Therapy Options

KidsMentalHealth.org is a great place to start when considering family therapy or if you have questions about how therapy can help you or if you wanted to have family therapy. There are many pages on...