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The Globe and Mail released an article today all about online dating and how many people are starting to feel about it. The impacts of online dating are undeniable. On one hand, it gives people much greater access to people they would never otherwise meet but on the other, we have started treating people like… Read more

Deciding to and committing to recovery is amazing and takes a lot of courage and also a lot of strength. It is work, and work that often feels hard before things start to feel easier/better.   There are a few things you can do, and a few things that need to be acknowledged about recovery… Read more

Often when couples come into my office, they are aware of some of the same fights that they find themselves in. They feel stuck and like they aren’t making any progress. When I ask them what they have done, they can often make a list of all the different things they have tried and/or the… Read more

The other day, a client said to me “It feels like everywhere I turn I keep getting told that in order to recover I have to learn Self-Care. If I am being honest, I just don’t really get what a bath has to do with me getting well, nor does it feel that helpful in… Read more

How has your year been starting off? Did you make some New Years resolutions or commitments for your relationship with your partner or yourself this year? If so, how have they been going? If not, would it be helpful for you to spend some time reflecting on what you want your relationships to look like… Read more

I have so much compassion for individuals who struggle with eating disorders at any time of the year but my heart really goes out to them at this time when it feels like the whole world is triggering. A sad reality is that the world we live in has been highly impacted and controlled by… Read more

I can’t quite believe 2018 is nearly over and a new year is about to begin. I love this time between Christmas and New Years because it is usually slower and gives more time for reflection and relaxation. The holidays are wonderfully (and often chaotically) busy,  so having a few days to regroup before getting… Read more

Happy Holidays! I just want to thank you for welcoming me into your lives over this past year and letting me be a part of your journey. I hope this holiday season brings you many moments of relaxation, peace and  joy. Try to be good to yourself and keep the focus on the things that… Read more

I actually can’t quite believe that Christmas is just over a week away and that we are fully in the swing of the holidays. I really love the holidays but sometimes it feels easy to get lost in the busyness of it and lose sight of what actually makes the holidays feel special: connection. Often… Read more

People often ask me how they can survive the holidays when they are struggling. I absolutely support that when food is the center of our activities that it can increase expectations and anxiety. I also know that in many ways, food needs to be the center of how we take care of ourselves when we… Read more