Find yourself overthinking? Here's how to stop

153 days ago

Do you find that you are constantly going over and over situations in your mind and find it difficult to stop?  Do you overthink or obsess about  situations at work, your health, or about your relationships?   You are likely ruminating.  People who passively ruminate and repetitively fixate on their problems, without taking action. Over the years, there has been a lot of research done on the psychological and physiological effects of rumination.  Nolen-Hoeksema has repeatedly found that individuals who engage in rumination are more likely to develop and have prolonged periods of depression than those...

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Burnout - Are you running on empty?

447 days ago

If constant stress has you feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, and unmotivated, you may be suffering from burnout.  Burnout is a terms that has become popular in recent years, and is used to describe a state of emotional, physical, and psychological exhaustion caused by prolonged stress.  Burnout can cause changes to your body that leave you more susceptible to colds and flu. And extreme burnout can look a lot like depression.  Burnout is usually caused by work-related stress, but personality factors (e.g., perfectionism) and lifestyle factors (e.g., caring for young kids, taking...

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507 days ago

“Simply adding some basic demographic information can significantly shift how we think about the very same behaviours”.  One of our associates, Dr. Jessica Dere, recently gave a TEDx talk at the University of Toronto. See what she has to say about a culturally-informed approach to mental health by clicking the link below.  Challenges and Rewards of a Culturally-Informed Approach to Mental Health

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CBT Group for Adolescents with Anxiety

531 days ago

We are pleased to offer an 8-week  CBT group for Adolescents with anxiety starting Winter/Spring 2017.  The group will focus on teaching adolescents the CBT model of anxiety and skill training to help manage symptoms of anxiety.  During the 8 weeks, adolescents will learn new behaviours, concrete problem-solving skills, and strategies for challenging maladaptive or unrealistic anxious thoughts.  Please call 416-570-5050 or email to find out more.

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New Couples Therapist

657 days ago

It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Kristen Adams has joined CITC.  Dr. Adams is a clinical psychologist who  offers therapy to individuals and couples. She is also trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy, which is effective for couples seeking treatment. Welcome to the CITC team, Dr. Adams!

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New Child & Adolescent Psychologist

691 days ago

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Dessy Marinova has joined CITC.  Dr. Dessy is a child and adolescent psychologist and offers CBT for Children, as well CBT & IPT for Adolescents.  Dr. Dessy also offers family counselling, as well as psychoeducational assessments.  She is a great addition to our team!

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717 days ago

CITC has partnered with OnCall Health to offer you secure, online consultation and therapy services.  OnCall health takes privacy seriously, and is PHIPA/HIPAA complaint.  Now you can book a consultation session or therapy session from the comfort of your own home or office without having to travel to our offices.  Contact us at 416-570-5050 or to find out more about our OnCall Services.

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