A recent study suggests that staying off social media, even for a week, can boost mental health. Here is an article summarizing the findings.
So many people struggle with feelings of self-doubt or thoughts like “I don’t really know what I am doing” or “People will find out that I am not that great at…” Here is a great article about these kinds of ideas and feelings, which may be part of Impostor Syndrome.
If you think that friends and their behaviour may protect you from COVID, be careful! As much as you love your friends and they may love you, research suggests that it pays to stick to safety precautions.
Yesterday it became illegal in Canada to conduct conversion therapy, which aims at changing an individual’s sexual orientation. There is ample research that conversion therapy has done irreparable harm, so this is most welcoming news.
Please note that on January 1st, 2022, my regular fees will increase to be commensurate with the market rate for psychologist services as set by the British Columbia Psychological Association. This means that the fee for a regular individual psychotherapy session will increase to $225. Couples/family sessions will increase to $235. All sliding scale fees will also increase by $25.