Tag Archives: mental health

Recovery Doesn’t Happen in IsolationĀ 

I’ve spent the last four weeks attending a pretty intense group therapy program, designed to enhance my emotional regulation skills, distress tolerance strategies and improve my interpersonal relationships and today, in a moment of reflection, I believe it’s been time … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day – What It Means To Me

   Today, the world is talking about mental health. Finally. And for the most part, it’s in a positive and healthy way. Today, in discussions being held everywhere and in everyway possible about how we as a society can focus … Continue reading

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We MatterĀ 

Be bold. Be fierce. I never understood what those phrases truly meant until I started living them for myself. The last few months I’ve taken control of the power inside of myself and made some bold moves in my career … Continue reading

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Tips 4 Helping People With Mental Illness

To those of you that work with clients that have a mental illness here’s a few things that might be helpful to you! 1. Have compassion. I know that you’re there to do a job and that may mean you’ll … Continue reading

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Let’s Keep Talking

As many of you are probably aware, on January 28th, here in Canada, the company Bell has a wildly successful campaign called #bellletstalk that’s designed to raise money for mental health charities using social media. This year, in one day, … Continue reading

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St Albert Gazette

I was recently interviewed by a local newspaper!!! Read about it here http://m.stalbertgazette.com/article/20140514/SAG9604/305149981/0/SAGSearch&template=JQMArticle

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REACH OUT

The last month has been incredibly difficult in our family and often I would find myself withdrawing from the supports I have around me as I tried to cope with the unrelenting stress. It’s my nature to retreat inside myself … Continue reading

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