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Headaches and Medically Unexplained Symptoms

Headaches and Pain Dr. Eva Fisher D. Ed., C. Psych It’s upsetting to go to your family doctor for help with headaches, or any pain, and to be told that there is no obvious cause or medical reason for them. You might consider seeing another doctor, only to hear similar conclusions.  Since the headache (or [...]

Family Therapy and Pokémon Go™

Can Augmented Reality games like Pokémon Go help in family therapy? Possibly. Let’s explore how; Before, during and after dinner, are one or more family members on their smartphone?  Do you see a smartphone at each place setting?  Are dinner conversations interrupted each time someone’s smartphone rings? These can be signs of family togetherness problems.  [...]

By | 2017-07-03T22:17:32+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Psychotherapy|0 Comments

Couples Troubles

Many couples enjoy the change of pace that summer brings. Vacations, musical festivals, cottage getaways with family and lots of outdoor BBQs are occasions to enjoy life and create happy memories. But these can also be times when relationship troubles are camouflaged, then dealt with later. Is this you? Sad but true, a time to [...]

Gender Differences in the Therapy Room

Talking about gender differences is sure to result in strong opinions and feelings, and there are times when arguing about gender differences will even result in a call to a psychologist. In the early days of living together, Nina and Andrew looked like poster children for New Millennium relationships. Theirs was a relationship of equals [...]

Back to School Parenting 2015

It’s always surprising when, in the middle of summer, big-box stores suddenly display stacks of back-to-school supplies on their shelves.  They remind us that lounging afternoons with friends and enjoying summer BBQs will soon be replaced with back to school preparations. For parents Back to School 2015 means getting tighter with kids’ bedtimes and routines, [...]

Misplaced Memories

You walk into a room, determined to find something. You start rummaging around, opening some drawers, looking on desktops-only to realize you have no idea what you are actually looking for. You leave the room, shaking your head, maybe amused by your absent mindedness or perhaps a little worried. In a couple minutes, hours or [...]

By | 2014-03-08T15:17:26+00:00 February 21st, 2014|Depression, Grief & Loss, Memory, Psychotherapy|0 Comments

Cutting Remarks

It takes a lifetime to learn how to handle disappointment, and being a teenager doesn’t help much when things get rough. I was wondering what would cause a beautiful, smart 15 year old like Briana to get a pack of her dad’s razors and some disinfecting lotion from the medicine cabinet and deliberately carve small [...]

The anatomy of an upset

Eugene was having a bad day.  On the way to work, some idiot cut him off, then another stupid person slipped ahead into a prime parking spot, making him late for work, which he hated.  If you could be a fly on the wall of Eugene’s mind, you might hear these thoughts buzzing through his [...]