What to Expect with Psychotherapy

September 12, 2018
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David Collins, from the Toronto-based, Psychotherapy Referral Service that helps over 200 people every year connect with individuals as well as family and couple therapists to help them deal with their emotional and mental health issues joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Mental Health Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest David Collins discuss the following:

  1. There are people out there who may not believe that “talking about your problems to a therapist” will help them in any way. What would you say are the key benefits of therapy?
  2. For people who maybe have never experienced therapy, can you explain basically how psychotherapy works?
  3. What is PRS?
  4. How is professional therapy different from merely talking to friends and family about things that bother you?
  5. What are the indicators that a person should seek therapy?

 

David Collins is a Registered Psychotherapist that specializes in Emotional Disturbance, Childhood Abuse, Self-Harm, and Gender Issues. He strives to establish a strong rapport so that there hopefully will be nothing too shameful, sorrowful or unnatural, that it cannot be discussed. David believes that unlike our everyday lives, the therapeutic relationship is a unique bubble where we hopefully can feel free of the impingements of society for an hour every week to feel, consider and discuss whatever is our inner truth at the time. If in here we can get beyond the everyday self-censoring, we can engage in a real discussion of issues that may be controlling our lives, but from the shadows beyond our conscious attention.

 

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Website: www.prstoronto.com

Opening Up on Couples Therapy

September 3, 2018
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Lee Kraemer, Registered Psychotherapist with PRS Toronto that matches individuals and couples with therapists suited to their needs joins eHealth Radio and the Relationship & Psychotherapy Channels to discuss opening up on couples therapy.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Lee Kraemer discuss the following:

  1. What are some signs a couple should give couple's therapy a try?
  2. Is there a point in a relationship when therapy is not the answer, or that therapy is too late to initiate?
  3. What happens in a couples' therapy session? What should people expect?
  4. What are some techniques preferred  for couples' therapy
  5. How long does couples therapy take?
  6. When do you know whether you should stay together or separate?

 

Lee Kraemer is a registered psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) in Toronto and a member of the Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Therapy (CAPT). Her specialty is working with relationships; a few sessions can improve communication and deepen your understanding of each other.

 

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Websites: www.prstoronto.com | www.leekraemer.ca

5 Steps to Get Moving, Get Mindful, and Lift Your Mood

January 2, 2018
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William Pullen a psychotherapist registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health Channel. He also is the author of an interactive and instructive new book is Running with Mindfullness.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest William Pullen discuss the following:

  • What prompted you to write this book?  
  • Dynamic Running Therapy ( DRT)  takes us outside, into nature, and gets us moving. As a therapy, why is that so effective?
  • Can you explain the role mindfulness plays in this therapy?
  • Does DRT really work for clinical cases of depression and anxiety? Can this be done in place of medication?
  • Do you have other materials to go along with the book — such as an app?
  • What if you’re not in any shape to go running?
  • Can you talk about any success stories — people who have escaped cycles of stress or chronically low mood with this approach?
  • Is this program just for adults? Is there any way to extend it to families dealing with children or teenagers?

 

William Pullen is a psychotherapist registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). He practices Integrative therapy and specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, problems of self-esteem and confidence, and substance abuse. He has been featured in publications such as Vogue, The New York Times, and GQ.  His interactive and instructive new book is Running With Mindfulness. You can follow William Pullen on Twitter @pullentherapy.

 

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Website: http://williampullenpsychotherapist.com