Mental Health

Pandemic-induced Hopelessness?

As the pandemic continues beyond what was thought of at the start as a temporary timeout from normal activities, being able to stay motivated, positive, and optimistic has become ever more difficult.  In fact, maintaining the will power to remain positive, goal-driven, and cheery is downright impossible.  My own experience and the remarks of those …

Toolkit for the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Being a senior registered psychologist with close to 35 years of private practice experience,  I currently spend 6 to 7 hours a day on Zoom or in telephone meetings with clients.  The remote work is much more demanding than in-person sessions as people’s reactions are difficult to read and it requires a strain of attention …

What role will clinical psychologists play at the Canada Games?

In less than 28 days, the Summer Canada Games will begin in Winnipeg, Manitoba.   It is a first for our city and the timing could not be more perfect!  The games arrive to celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary and to mark 50 years since the games began in this country.  The games will start on …

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