The CBT Model

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) . can be used to treat people with a wide range of mental health problems. CBT focuses on how we think (cognition), how we feel (emotion) and how we act (behaviour), and how these three areas interact together. Specifically, our...

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is when non-judgemental awareness of what is happening in the present moment is achieved. This includes awareness of one’s own thoughts, feelings and senses. It also includes an acceptance of one’s own thoughts, feelings and senses. In mental health...

What is DBT?

Dialectical behaviour therapy, or DBT, is a specific approach to mental health therapy. DBT comes from  cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). DBT emphasizes thoughts, emotions, and behaviours. The term “dialectical” refers to the fact that people understand...

Which Type of Therapy is Right for You?

The starting point to knowing what type of therapy is right for you is the relationship you have with your psychologist. Having a respectful, trustworthy working relationship is the most important part of therapy.​Mental health therapy isn’t a one-size-fits-all...

Coping with ADHD

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit hyperactivity disorder. ADHD makes it difficult for a person (most often children but not exclusively) to pay attention and stay focused. A child with ADHD can be more impulsive, which can lead to issues with learning and maintain...