When it comes to navigating ethical issues as a therapist, most of us like to think we have a pretty good handle on what’s good ethical practice. But the data says otherwise. We have all heard of stories of colleagues who have breached ethical guidelines, or have had complaints made against them. And still our professional…

It seems that affairs and infidelity are on the rise, particularly with the rise of websites like Ashley Madison, which has the tagline “Life is Short. Have an Affair.” And the recent hacking of Ashley Madison has  brought the topic of affairs and infidelity back into the spotlight. So we spoke to Dr. Tammy Nelson, who…

Resilience is often considered the ability to deal with life’s challenges, whether you’re dealing with a small disappointment or a crisis of disastrous proportions. Resilience is built into our brains, however, over time we learn unhelpful patterns, which then become fixed in our neural circuitry. But neuroscience is now revealing that what we previously thought was hardwired and…

Diabetes is a serious disease which if left untreated, can have enormous consequences for the health of the diabetic. However, the mental health of people with diabetes is often not discussed, yet is often impacted by this disease. It’s not uncommon for diabetics to suffer from mental health issues such as anxiety, depression and relationship…