When is it time to see a psychologist?

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When problems start affecting your enjoyment of life. Sure, we’re all going to have ups and downs, but they shouldn’t linger on… they shouldn’t be invading our thoughts, distracting us at work or short-changing our relationships. You may be having trouble coping with any number of things — stress, anxiety, worry, anger, concentration, assertiveness or… Read More

How can a psychologist help?

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By offering possible strategies. It’s a bit like the stubborn driver who won’t ask for street directions. He’ll waste a lot of time driving around in circles when it would be much easier to just ask. Ask an experienced psychologist and there’s a very good chance that they’ve studied, seen and dealt with a problem… Read More

How long does it take?

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It depends on how serious the problem is and what the client wants to achieve. We usually start with a 50 minute session with follow up visits every week or every other week. Again, depending on the issue, some people like to check in every couple of months. Treatment plans vary. For instance, some issues may… Read More

Stress

Stress

This month our newsletter and blogs are focussing on stress. Stress can be at the heart of so many problems – mental and physical. We’ve all got stress in our lives, but how much is too much? What are the signs? We suggest some stress taming strategies in the Latest Articles column to the right. Check… Read More