Aging Canadians, like their American counterparts, are growing in numbers. Their growth is projected to accelerate rapidly over the coming years, according to Canada’s Bureau of Statistics, especially within Ontario and British Columbia (1).  Presently, more than 25% of British Columbia’s... > read more
The Richmond Mental Health Outpatient services, my work place for the past twelve years, offer a wide range of groups from one-year psychodynamic to ten-week panic disorder groups. Our group program for elderly depressed and anxious patients was featured in the Vancouver Sun Although group therapy... > read more
It has long been recognized that people exposed to the same potentially traumatic events (PTEs) are affected differently. The majority of persons who experience a single PTE do not develop Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). They may go on to experience other disorders, such as depression;... > read more
When people think about psychology and psychologists, generally two things will pop up in their minds: medications and talk therapy. The first usually comes up because psychologists are often confused with psychiatrists , but also because, in other jurisdictions, they are allowed to prescribe... > read more
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