Caregiver Support Meetings

Need support? Feeling overwhelmed? If you’re a caregiver supporting a loved one, please join us at this new support group to discuss the challenges and rewards of caregiving, and meet other caregivers sharing the same experience. This is a supportive environment where you can learn coping strategies, new skills and self-care, and get help navigating the many…

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Coping with Loss & Grief

by Dr. Sue Ludwig Losing someone or something you love is one of the most difficult things we can face. When a loved one dies, you may experience all kinds of difficult and surprising emotions, such as shock, anger, and guilt. Sometimes it may feel like the sadness will never let up. You may feel…

The Winter Blues

Ever wonder why you feel a little less lively and lack energy in the winter months? Maybe even feel a bit “blah”? Many people experience a shift in mood, energy and sleep patterns as the seasons change. Living in Canada, we simply don’t get as many hours of daylight as we should in the winter, and it is believed this affects mood in some…

You Have a Referral to See a Psychologist. What Can You Expect?

You may be having problems with some aspect of your life and your family physician thought it would help to talk to a psychologist. Some patients may feel uncertain anticipating their first visit and don’t quite know what to expect. We hope to give you a little insight and understanding. Psychologists receive training to understand human behaviour and relationships, and we help others work through their problems.…

Are You Stressed at Work?

By Dr. Sue Ludwig, Registered Psychologist We all experience stress in the workplace, but there are ways to manage it! The most important thing you can do is notice when you are stressed. Don’t ignore it! Find out what stresses you out. Talk to someone to help you gain perspective or develop helpful strategies to…

Bullied in the Workplace

By Dr. Sue Ludwig, R. Psychologist I was bullied by my boss. At first it seemed like my boss was a very caring person. The start of the bullying was insidious. It was little things—she would say she did not receive emails I sent. At first I tried to understand and would apologize and send…