The Practice of Psychotherapy

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 →

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 →

7 Signs of Unhealthy Anxiety

Anxiety is a natural response to the environment when there is real danger. When anxiety happens without any crisis or emergency, it can lead to much distress.  How do you know when anxiety may be unhealthy? Our PM clinician Trish … Continue reading →

Addiction Relapse: One Step Back, Two and Three Steps Toward Recovery

This is the third 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 Rennie provides access to collaborative care with PM psychiatrists via the Psychotherapy … Continue reading →

What is Addiction?

This is the second 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 Rennie provides access to collaborative care with PM psychiatrists via the … Continue reading →

Substance Use Enabling: Cause or Effect?

This is the first 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 Rennie provides access to collaborative care with PM psychiatrists via the … Continue reading →

Psychotherapy for Early-Onset Psychosis

The rate of new-onset psychosis peaks during young adulthood.  This is the time when most people are going to school or just starting to work. Psychosis can negatively affect a person’s intellectual, social, and personal growth for the rest of … Continue reading →

Psychotherapy Matters Virtual Clinic (PMVC): A Clinical Social Worker’s Perspective

This is the third in a series of blogs that will introduce you to an innovative approach to mental health care pioneered by Psychotherapy Matters: the Psychotherapy Matters Virtual Clinic or PMVC.   We hope to report regularly on the … Continue reading →