Mental Health

Psychological Therapy Can Help You Recover from a Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor vehicle accidents can cause psychological harm, even without physical injuries. At PsychSolutions, we work with many MVA clients in a variety of ways to support your recovery from psychological trauma. A key element of any psychotherapy lies in determining the most effective therapy approaches and timing to aid in your recovery. Each of us…

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Examining the Effects of Hormonal Changes in Women’s Mental Health

The intricate interplay of hormones within the female physiology unveils a profound connection between hormonal fluctuations and mental health. Researchers, examining this complex dynamic, seek to unravel the impact of hormonal changes on mental health. Below we will explore the relationship between hormonal shifts and mental well-being, alongside evidence-based stress management strategies. The Impact of…

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Women’s Mental Health During Infertility Struggles

Infertility, a difficult challenge faced by millions of couples globally, extends far beyond its medical dimensions, casting a profound emotional shadow. In our society, the expectation to have children is often associated with a fulfilled and complete life, transforming infertility into a complex, emotionally charged experience. The emotional toll is palpable, affecting various facets of…

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Understanding Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day is not just about a specific color of clothing; it is a powerful movement that originated in Canada in 2007, driven by the compassionate actions of two high school students, David Shepherd and Travis Price. This movement, now celebrated on the last Wednesday of February each year, was born out of a…

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Understanding and Addressing Racial Stress and Trauma

What is Racial Trauma? Racial trauma, often referred to as race-based traumatic stress, encompasses psychological and emotional responses to persistent exposure to racism. Researchers Carter, Forsyth, Mazzula, and Williams in 2005, were among the first to examine this concept, recognizing that it goes beyond isolated incidents and extends to the cumulative impact of systemic inequities.…

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Parent Mental Health Day: Navigating Parenthood

On January 27, 2024, we recognized the importance of Parent Mental Health Day. Below, we will discuss the challenges of being a parent, meeting societal expectations, and look at why taking care of your mental well-being is important. Understanding the Challenges: In the realm of parenting, day-to-day struggles can significantly impact the overall well-being of…

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Coping with Blue Monday

Blue Monday: “The most depressing day of the year” Feeling a bit down today? You’re not alone. Blue Monday, observed on January 15, is a day dedicated to recognizing and addressing feelings of sadness and depression, particularly during the winter season. This day serves as a reminder to actively seek support for mental well-being, acknowledging…

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Bell Let’s Talk Day – Increasing Awareness about Mental Health

What is Bell Let’s Talk Day? Talking about mental health might seem tricky, but it’s important. Bell Let’s Talk Day was launched by Bell Canada in 2010 and this year it occurs on January 24th, 2024. The Bell Let’s Talk Day was initiated to reduce the stigma of mental illness in Canada, to help raise…

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I am not so sure about a support group…

Uncertainty about joining a support group is completely understandable. While research highlights the benefits of support groups and group therapy, apprehensions may linger. Support groups come in diverse forms—some are closed, maintaining consistency and trust once started, while others are open, allowing flexible entry for new members at any time. Being part of a support…

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