The Role of the Family Physician in Collaborative Mental Health Care

I really appreciate the model of collaborative care but it seems that a lot of my colleagues don’t fully understand how it works or why it’s so helpful.  In this blog I’ll talk about how the family physician can benefit from … Continue reading →

Last Minute Cancellations Part 2

In an earlier blog, I wrote about last-minute cancellations.  One of our readers asked for some tips on practical things we can do to deal with this issue. In this blog, I’ll give you my thoughts about how to address … Continue reading →

Therapeutic Alliance

The therapeutic alliance is something that we need to pay more attention to. In my mind, it’s the foundation of any successful psychotherapy. When a client and a therapist have a good alliance, it can facilitate a lot of positive … Continue reading →

Last-Minute Cancellations

Last-minute cancellations: They’re inconvenient, frustrating and potentially costly. How many times have you turned a client away because a time slot was filled, only for the scheduled person not to show up? How many times has someone cancelled at the … Continue reading →

Chronic Illness and Mental Health (Part 2)

This is the second in a series of blogs contributed by our PM clinician Andrea Rawson,  who will introduce you to mental health issues associated with chronic illness.  She will explain how psychotherapy can help families maintain resiliency and thrive … Continue reading →

Chronic Illness and Mental Health (Part 1)

This is the first in a series of blogs contributed by our PM clinician Andrea Rawson,  who will introduce you to mental health issues associated with chronic illness.  She will explain how psychotherapy can help families maintain resiliency and thrive … Continue reading →

Good News for Psychotherapy in Ontario

This month, the office of Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care announced that Ontario will support initiatives to improve access to psychotherapy in the province.  This means $140 million over three years and additional $50 million yearly … Continue reading →

TruReach: CBT in an App

Happy New Year! PM celebrates the first official blog entry of 2017 with an announcement by Jeff Perron, Programs Manager at TruReach Health, who is offering PM members and their clients FREE access to a new CBT app called TruReach.  … Continue reading →

Humour in Recovery

This is the fifth in a series of blogs contributed by our PM clinician Gregory Rennie, who will introduce you to various aspects of addiction and its treatment using psychotherapy.  Gregory provides access to collaborative care with PM psychiatrists via the Psychotherapy … Continue reading →

Neuroscience of Addiction

This is the fourth in a series of blogs contributed by our PM clinician Gregory Rennie, who will introduce you to various aspects of addiction and its treatment using psychotherapy.  Gregory provides access to collaborative care with PM psychiatrists via the Psychotherapy … Continue reading →