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Mindful Families’ Resiliency During COVID-19

We are living in an unprecedented time and the elevated stressors related to social and economic disruption, as a result of the pandemic, pose a threat…

Aging

Aging is inevitable, but there is something you can do about it.

Canadians are aging; the number of Canadians aged 65 or older will number 9.5…

Intimate Partner Violence (2)

As we continue discussion of the myriad issues related to intimate partner violence (IPV), in this blog we will explore various interventions aimed at…

COVID-19 and Intimate-Partner Violence (IPV): The Shadow Pandemic

During a pandemic, lockdown, social isolation, and quarantine are all positive measures for the health of our communities, unfortunately, these measures…

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…

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…

Psychological Assessment and Management of Chronic Pain

In a recent seminar on chronic pain held in Toronto, Dr. Dennis Turk, a psychologist and well-respected figure in the field of pain, reported that 80-85…

Evaluating Suicide Risk in Adolescents

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

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…