For many of us colouring in was a go to childhood pastime. Now it is resurfacing as a trend for adults. There are many benefits to colouring for adults: By focusing on the present, it helps achieve mindfulness ·         The brain experiences relief by entering a meditative state Stress and anxiety levels can be lowered…

Can you do Art Therapy from home? YES you can! As long as you have a skilled Art Therapist! Many people believe that Art Therapy has to be done in person so that you have supplies and the professional can observe your process and guide you. However if you have an experienced and skilled art therapy they…

More and more people seem to be burdened with some sort of mental illness or condition.  The medical industry, where much of the psychotherapy is conducted, seems hooked on palliative ‘solutions’ such as medication and curtailed programs of manualized ‘sausage-machine’-style psychotherapy which assume that every patient is the average patient.  There’s no time to actually…

Finding the right therapist for your child can become a challenge for many parents! There are many therapists out there whose profiles indicate they work with all age groups, including children. Making sure that their therapeutic approach and interventions would be a good fit for your child’s needs can take a long time. Before choosing…

As we all know, puberty is a very stressful time. It’s a time of change in multiple facets of adolescent lives: physiological, physical, psychological and social as well. It takes some time to get used to all the turmoil. Some of the most shocking physical changes are the growth spurts, new growth of hair and…

Anger is a common and universal emotion, which is often referred to as a secondary emotion, because it serves to protect us from other vulnerable feelings. Clinicians and researchers believe that anger covers a primary emotion such as sadness, fear, or anxiety. Our behavioral therapists also believe that children and adolescents with anger issues are…

Childhood is an important period of time for human beings. Exposure to traumatic experiences during this time can have negative lifetime effects on children’s mental health. While one may think of trauma as any sort of abuse (physical, sexual, emotional), neglect (emotional and physical), domestic violence or parental incarceration, researchers have indicated peer/sibling assault, bullying,…