What to Expect from Seeing a Clinical Psychologist

Seeing a clinical psychologist can be an intimidating experience, but it can also be a transformative one. At the Centre for Clinical Psychology, our team of highly trained and experienced psychologists is dedicated to helping you navigate whatever challenges you may be facing and supporting you in reaching your full

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How Long Does Anxiety Last

Anxiety is a common mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. There are many different types or categories of anxiety  (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2022). All forms of anxiety, when severe, can cause feelings of nervousness, worry, and fear that can interfere with daily activities. One common question

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Living with someone with PTSD

Living with Someone with PTSD

Living with someone who has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be challenging. PTSD is a mental health condition that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. It can have a significant impact on a person’s life, including their relationships with others. In this blog, we will explore some

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Depression and PTSD

The Difference Between Depression and PTSD

Depression and PTSD are two mental health conditions that can have similar symptoms. Sometimes they can both develop as a result of exposure to traumatic experiences,  but they can also have  different underlying issues. It’s important to understand the differences between the two conditions in order to receive the appropriate

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Anxiety and PTSD

The difference between Anxiety and PTSD

Anxiety and PTSD are two mental health conditions that are often misunderstood. While both of these conditions are related to fear and worry, they have different causes, symptoms, and treatments. Anxiety and PTSD Anxiety is a natural response to stress that everyone experiences at some point in their lives. It

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Talking about vicarious trauma in the workplace

What is Vicarious Trauma?

Vicarious trauma is the notion that as a result of helping or wanting to help others, many people who work in professions such as counseling, social work, emergency services, or healthcare may experience the symptoms of this work. The idea is that vicarious trauma, also known as secondary traumatic stress,

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Childhood Trauma

How to Treat Childhood Trauma in Adults

Childhood trauma can have a lasting impact on individuals well into adulthood. It can manifest in many ways, such as anxiety, depression, PTSD and other mental health concerns. However, the good news is that with the right treatment, individuals can heal and recover from childhood trauma. In this blog, we

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Problem Solving in ADHD

Problem solving skills for people with ADHD

ADHD is a nuanced neurological condition with three distinct subtypes — inattentive, hyperactive/impulsive, and combined type. The first line therapies for ADHD are pharmacological therapies. There are no current first line behavioural based therapies specifically for ADHD. Behavioural based therapies often come into play when someone has comorbid problems such

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PTSD can effect families

How PTSD affects the family of sufferer

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can have a significant impact not only on the individual but also on their family members. PTSD can develop after someone experiences or witnesses a traumatic event (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). It can lead to changes in communication and relationships,

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PTSD in men

PTSD in Men

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop in individuals who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. While PTSD can affect anyone, research suggests that men may experience the disorder differently than women. In this blog, we will explore PTSD in men, how they may

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