Just need a break? Or is it burnout?

By: Kristin Matthews This is often a very busy time of year for many people. Juggling work, school, the demands of home, and prepping for the holidays, this time of year can feel stressful and exhausting.  More, and more, I am hearing from my clients how exhausted and stressed out many people are feeling right […]

Breaking the Stigma: Climbing out of the Hurt Locker with Vince Fowler

Timing is everything. This can be the case for seeking, receiving, and maintaining mental health support.  Having been in the Hurt Locker, Vince shares how being in the right place, at the right time, ultimately changed his life, by choosing to accept the offer of help. Vince is now armed with a toolbox of strategies […]

Breaking the Stigma: Embrace the Unknown with Ignacio Serricchio

Even when you have the means to have it all (money, fame, and time to do the things you love), at the end of the day, you are still human.  Hollywood actor, Ignacio Serricchio, shared his human story with us. We talked about embracing the unknown, educating ourselves on mental health as a fundamental step […]

Occupational Therapy: A Holistic View on the Job of Life

Still wondering what occupational therapy means? No, it is not about helping you find a job…. But it can help you do your job… better. Listen in as we chat with Louise, Occupational Therapist (OT) at Simply Counselling Services.  She shares her views on the importance of having a holistic view of health and how, […]

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) & Attachment Theory: The Meaning, The Impact and The Group

Can a statement have two truths? Is everything black and white? Can you repair a concerning attachment? Najwa shares how DBT group therapy can support people struggling with impulsiveness, high-risk behaviours, mood swings, relationship and intimacy issues, suicidal thoughts and behaviours, identity confusion, as well as thoughts, behaviours and emotions causing distress and despair. If […]

The Impact of the Pandemic on Teens and Parents – A Conversation with Dr. Nneka

Are you a parent? Do you have a teen? This episode is packed with tips and strategies to manage both of these situations. Psychiatrist Dr. Nneka shares her wisdom on how to connect with your teen, how parents need to give themselves more credit, and the impact of social media on our teens. Listen in […]

Breaking the Stigma: Zack – The Depression Relief Playbook

Is it possible to have a playbook for how to tackle depression?  After reading Zack’s book, we were convinced! We knew it was a perfect fit for further conversation. In this episode, we chat about some key strategies from his book, his experience of depression, and his journey to seeking support. You can download his […]

Breaking the Stigma: Bryce and Dave – Mental Health in the Corporate World and Creating a Supportive Culture

The mullet is back! Maybe it should have never left. At 360 Energy Liability Management, they love the classic hairstyle for it;s class, attitude and important message it represents for the company. Using this message to raise awareness about the critical conversation on mental health, they have started a fundraiser with all proceeds going to […]

Breaking the Stigma: Dr. Rob Tanguay

Trauma can take many forms. Veterans and frontline workers (like the police) face indescribable events.  But, how do we treat it? Dr. Rob Tanguay speaks about the incredibly innovative treatments being offered through: The Newly Institute. But, that’s not all – we also talk about: the state of the public health care system in Canada […]