How Does CBT Help Fibromyalgia?

Published on November 24, 2019

Facing an overwhelmed and frustrating medical system, the growing trend is for physicians – both primary care and pain specialists – to refer these patients for CBT. While this is great news in many ways, many practitioners are lacking specific tools for breaking the cycle of chronic pain.

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How to Emotionally Support Children During Challenging Times – Speaking to your children about recent rocket attacks in Israel

Published on November 24, 2019

Following the recent rocket attacks, many parents have asked me how best to respond to their children and help them manage their concerns and fears. Just as we have all heard the booms and seen the news reports, our children too are well aware of what is happening. As parents it is our job to support them through these difficult times. Here are some recommendations that can help.

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Lets Talk About Therapy The Same Way We Talk About Going To the Gym

Published on November 24, 2019

Imagine how much easier life would be if therapy was seen simply as a form…

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Looking at the Whole Person and Seeing the Whole Picture

Published on November 24, 2019

In an important way I feel encouraged by the results of a new study published…

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Facing Our Fears

Published on November 24, 2019

Facing Our Fears

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“Beyond Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating Disorder: The Importance of Understanding and Recognizing The Spectrum of Disordered Eating Behaviours” 

Published on November 24, 2019

I feel frustrated when people dismiss lesser well-known disordered eating behaviours. My experience has led me to very confidently believe, that no one ends up in these sort of patterns, without there being something else going on, something that feels as if it requires some sort of distraction from, or total obliteration of. These things need healing. If they aren’t, they persist and the behaviours (coping mechanisms) developed to deal with them become harder to shift out of, thus limiting a person’s life ever more destructively. 

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The Wondrous “Black Sheep”: the Truth Teller of a Family

Published on November 24, 2019

How often have you heard someone describing their family and either talking about a sibling…

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Grief for the Loss of our Parents

Published on November 24, 2019

Those of us granted life have to face the loss of the most profound of all our relationships. The relationship a person has with a parent, affects every stage of our life. Therefore, losing a parent at each stage in life has unique challenges.

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Why Grownups Should Play Too

Published on November 24, 2019

…as we get older, we stop playing. We feel the need to be productive or we feel so tired from our productive lives that we pursue mindless ways to relax and shut down, like watching TV, but watching TV is not playing, and playing is more important than you think.

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Is Anxiety Killing Your Chances of Finding Love?

Published on November 24, 2019

Anna, a 35-year old, slim, petite and attractive brunette woman from Miami Beach had been…

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