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October 2018

When art therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) go hand-in-hand!

2018-10-07T18:51:49+00:00

Children do not come to therapy out of free will! They are there because someone else [be a parent, a teacher, or an educator] have found an “issue” with their behavior. Moreover, they often do not know the reason behind their anxiety or anger episodes, their lack of motivation in doing homework, or lack of [...]

When art therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) go hand-in-hand! 2018-10-07T18:51:49+00:00

September 2018

College and University students: Are you struggling with school stress?

2018-09-30T21:50:47+00:00

  If you are a college or university student, did you ever experience stress-related somatic problems, lack of concentration and focus, lack of motivation, insomnia, excessive worrying, or negative self-talk (e.g., I don’t get this, I shouldn’t have applied to this program, I’m not as smart as other students)? Well, the good news is that [...]

College and University students: Are you struggling with school stress? 2018-09-30T21:50:47+00:00

August 2018

Cognitive Or Comprehensive Assessment for Children

2018-08-28T18:39:42+00:00

    We often receive inquiries about cognitive assessments for children. We tried to answer some of the main questions that parents have about these assessments. The point of cognitive assessments is to determine the relative strengths and weaknesses of students while determining their problem-solving skills, time-management skills, verbal abilities, memory, among other cognitive abilities. [...]

Cognitive Or Comprehensive Assessment for Children 2018-08-28T18:39:42+00:00

February 2018

Is it anger?

2018-02-11T23:11:16+00:00

  Anger is a common and universal emotion, which is often referred to as a secondary emotion, because it serves to protect us from other vulnerable feelings. Clinicians and researchers believe that anger covers a primary emotion such as sadness, fear, or anxiety. Our behavioral therapists also believe that children and adolescents with anger issues [...]

Is it anger? 2018-02-11T23:11:16+00:00

January 2018

Does my child need therapy?

2018-01-03T20:40:46+00:00

  Let’s reflect on your past year: How many phone calls did you have from your son’s school? How many behavioral notes were written in your daughter’s agenda? How many parent-teacher meetings did not go your ideal way? For most parents, it is difficult to admit that their child may need therapy for their behavioral [...]

Does my child need therapy? 2018-01-03T20:40:46+00:00

November 2017

Have a child with special needs? You are not alone!

2017-11-22T15:56:42+00:00

Just how the family influences a child’s development, the child also has an impact on his/her family. Now, a child with a disability has a special effect on his/her family, as the disability can become a source of stress for the parents, siblings, and the family in general. In such moments, consistent parenting and remaining [...]

Have a child with special needs? You are not alone! 2017-11-22T15:56:42+00:00

October 2017

Childhood Trauma: Physical and psychological pain

2017-11-11T17:46:49+00:00

Childhood is an important period of time for human beings. Exposure to traumatic experiences during this time can have negative lifetime effects on children’s mental health. While one may think of trauma as any sort of abuse (physical, sexual, emotional), neglect (emotional and physical), domestic violence or parental incarceration, researchers have indicated peer/sibling assault, bullying, [...]

Childhood Trauma: Physical and psychological pain 2017-11-11T17:46:49+00:00

From Montreal to Toronto: Art therapy heals

2017-10-25T00:28:45+00:00

We are extremely excited to announce that Montreal Art Therapy is coming to Toronto to offer therapy services to children and adolescents in Yorkville, Toronto. We will be offering art therapy and behavioral therapy to children aged 3-12 and art therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy to adolescents and young adults. Our office is just steps from [...]

From Montreal to Toronto: Art therapy heals 2017-10-25T00:28:45+00:00