Signs Your “Friend” Is Not Really Your Friend at All

Friendship is a cherished bond that brings joy and support to our lives. But what if the person you consider a friend isn’t really on the same page as you? How do you find out if someone you count on is a real friend or a fake ...

May 13

Categories: Friendships, Pre-Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Couples Therapist Shivani Misri Sadhoo


The teenage guide to making friends

Sasha was a popular teenage girl with a great sense of humour.  Other teens were attracted to her because of her outgoing and friendly nature.  Little did her peers know that she suffered from social anxiety.  She often worried ...

Jan 30

Categories: Friendships, Social Anxiety / Phobia, Social Isolation, Teenage Issues

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel


Introduction to Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT)

Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is a goal directed intervention whereby a trained animal is incorporated into the therapeutic process, promoting the improvement of human’s physical, social, emotional and/or cognitive functioning. 1AAT is a therapeutic tool that can be utilized in the ...

Mar 16

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Anger Management, Anxiety, ...

Written By:
Maureen Huang, MSW, AASW