Read our posts covering various topics related to mental health issues

Seasonal Depression

woman staring out at snowy landscape from window - Seasonal Depression AKA Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Blog Article by The Therapy Centre

The changing weather can have a severe impact on an individual’s mood. You may have noticed that there has been a drop in your energy levels now that winter is in full force. You may be experiencing a change in your energy, sociability, sleeping ...

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Participating In Pleasurable Activities

Participating in Pleasurable Activities for Increased Mental Health

When feeling depressed or living with anxiety, we often lose interest in doing the things we once enjoyed, or we avoid leaving the house as much as we normally would.  These feeling are in part due to decreased energy levels and a lack of motivation to participate in day-to-day tasks, as depression can ...

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Living With Mental Illness

Living With Mental Illness

In this video, we hear the stories of various individuals, all of them living with some form of Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or ADHD. Each participant in the video explains what their day-to-day life is like while suffering from mental illness, and how people with the same diagnosis can typically experience different symptoms.

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The Working Class

The Working Class & Financial Stress / Mental Health

There is a mental health crisis right now in Ontario – 20% of the working class have missed three or more workdays in a year due to a mental health related concern[1].  This hasn’t gone unnoticed, as the attached video clip from Global News gives us a glimpse inside the ...

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Mentally Fit

Mentally Fit - The Impact of Exercise on our Mental Health

We all know how important it is to exercise for optimal physical health, but what if it could improve our mental health as well?  One benefit from exercising is the confidence boost we get from feeling fit, but what if there was more to it? Research is suggesting that doing ...

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