3 Tips To Start Living A Meaningful Life

By: Danielle McCarthy

During a recent stressful period, the importance of connecting with, and living in accordance with values became ever so apparent to me. Identifying and moving in the direction of your values is important, and helpful in the treatment of a wide range of concerns, including: Depression Anxiety Adjustment difficulties When I was feeling stressed and


Finding The Right Psychologist

By: Danielle McCarthy

It can be difficult to find the ‘right’ psychologist for you.  At the end of the day psychologists are humans. This means we will be well suited for some clients, but not so well suited for others. That’s why it’s important to find the ‘right’ psychologist for you…the right fit. This is someone you can


Implementing Gratitude In Your Daily Life

By: Danielle McCarthy

[images style=”0″ image=”” width=”1000″ align=”center” top_margin=”0″ full_width=”Y”] Gratitude is a simple, yet incredibly powerful tool. The practice of focusing on what is already here in your life and being grateful for it can assist in boosting: Feelings of happiness Optimism Personal satisfaction and motivation Not bad for something that only needs to take a couple


Implementing Self-Compassion

By: Danielle McCarthy

In this video I discuss ways that you can start implementing self-compassion in your life. As human beings, we are often better at showing others kindness, compassion and love, than we are ourselves. However, self-compassion is an important value to share with yourself for many reasons. In this video, I explain what self-compassion is, why we


Anxiety In Children & Adolescents

By: Danielle McCarthy

[images style=”0″ image=”” width=”560″ align=”center” top_margin=”0″ full_width=”Y”] [headline style=”2″ font_color=”%23ffbd4a” align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]Anxiety In Children & Adolescents [/headline] One in ten children/adolescents experience anxiety at a level which causes them to have problems doing things (e.g., going to school, trying new things, hanging out with friends, or performing their best). Knowing when to get help for


5 Easy Steps To Sleep Better

By: Danielle McCarthy

[images style=”0″ image=”” width=”560″ align=”center” top_margin=”0″ full_width=”Y”] Most of us know how important sleep is, and how terrible it can feel when we aren’t sleeping well. When I recently had a loved one suffer from insomnia, I witnessed firsthand the detrimental impact that insomnia can have on someone. What made it even more difficult was


Understanding Panic Attacks

By: Danielle McCarthy

[images style=”0″ image=”” width=”560″ align=”center” top_margin=”0″ full_width=”Y”] [headline style=”4″ font_color=”%23e06666″ font_spacing=”0″ align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]What Is A Panic Attack? [/headline] A panic attack is a distinct episode of high anxiety, with intense fear or discomfort. It develops abruptly and has its peak within 10 minutes. A person who is having a panic attack will experience a sudden