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The Changing Face of Grief:

During the past few years, there has been a substantive shift in how grief has been portrayed by psychologists.  A useful place to begin this discussion…

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Peel Regional Police Safe Place Programme

Hate-motivated incidents are on the rise and continue to occur at an alarming rate in Peel Region. As a local practice, FVB Psychologists is committed…

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Evaluating Suicide Risk in Adolescents

According to Canadian statistics, the incidence of suicide attempts among adolescents may be as high as 8% (Simeon, 1989).

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Death in the Workplace:

With the ageing of our population and the increased numbers of workers over 50 (many of whom are struggling to support elderly, dying parents), issues…

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What Makes an Event Traumatic?

Although the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (4th ed.) (DSM-IV) defines posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as exposure to a traumatic event during…

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Identifying Bereaved Children At-Risk in the School System

When a child experiences the death of a parent or sibling, family life, as once known, comes to a dramatic and oftenfrightening halt. Bereaved children…

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Identification of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities in Children

Many people are familiar with the idea of a Language-based Learning Disability (LLD) that is characterized by difficulties learning to read that are apparent…

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Would My Child Benefit from a Psychological Assessment?

Many parents, educators and physicians are presented with children and teens experiencing a variety of problems including; learning at school, attending…

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How to Help your Child Cope with Terror and the Threat of War

In the days following the terrorist attacks of September 11th, many parents worried about what to tell their children.