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love your body unconditionally

Love Your Body Unconditionally – It Deserves It!

By Ms Daniela Beer-Becker, Psychologist | 2020-01-06

Our bodies have it hard today, there are so many demands on them. There is especially a lot of pressure on how our bodies should look. Our society has created such a small window of “acceptability”, and most of us (me included – especially as I get older) are outside of it. And, as we…

how to harness the power of anger

Anger- Harness this Power for Good!

By Ms Daniela Beer-Becker, Psychologist | 2020-01-06

Anger is a powerful energy. The energy itself is neither good nor bad, but it is a messenger that something is off and needs attention. It’s like an alarm system going off, saying, “Warning, warning, this is not working, adjustments are needed.” The required adjustments might be outward changes (like setting boundaries or ending a…

Alcohol-related agressions Research

Research about alcohol-related aggression and violence

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist | 2018-09-27

Alcohol intoxication can lead individuals with specific risk factors to commit aggressive and violent acts Given the ongoing debate in the United States, surrounding allegations from Christine Blasey Ford before the Senate, about the possible sexual misconduct of Brett Kavanaugh, light has been shed on the impact of alcohol intoxication on physical aggression and interpersonal…

ACBS World Conference 2018 Montréal

Blake Psychology at ACBS World Conference 16 – Montréal, Québec, Canada, July 24-29, 2018

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist | 2018-07-25

Blake Psychology is attending ACBS World Conference 16 in Montréal The Association for Contextual Behavioural Science (ACBS) is hosting its annual World Conference in Montreal this year, from July 24-29, 2018. Clinicians and researchers from around the world will meet to present cutting-edge research findings in a series of workshops, lectures, and panel discussions. Psychologists…

6 Tips for Better Communication

By Ms Daniela Beer-Becker, Psychologist | 2014-06-11

Communication is at the core of our daily interactions. We may communicate well or poorly, but we cannot not communicate. Effective communication is essential to good relationships, and no problems can be solved without it. All of us know how quickly we can fall into ineffective communication patterns. This is especially easy when we are…

The ACT Formula For Self-Compassion

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist | 2014-04-02

Be in contact with the present moment; notice and acknowledge your painful thoughts and feelings.

Recognize and defuse from any urges to judge yourself harshly for your pain, using your observer’s mind.

The International Day of Happiness

By Dr Francine MacInnis, Psychologist | 2014-03-20

Did you know that March 20th is the International Day of Happiness? While we certainly aspire to enhance emotional wellbeing every day, this day has a special meaning!

Tips to Romance your Relationships

By Dr Francine MacInnis, Psychologist | 2014-02-14

With February upon us, we can’t help but pause and think about our relationships. People in all types of relationships can benefit from reflecting, and of coursing enhancing, the quality of their relationships. You probably know this from your own experience, but our relationships have a great deal of influence on our emotional well-being overall…

Tips for Boosting your New Year’s Resolutions!

By Dr Francine MacInnis, Psychologist | 2014-01-17

 Even with the best of intentions, people struggle with their new year’s resolutions. Here are a few pointers to boost your chances of success.

Interpersonal Relationships Radio Interview

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist | 2013-12-16

Interpersonal Relationships with Dr Syd Miller and Dr Emily Blake, CJAD 800 AM Listen to radio host Dr. Sydney Miller and his guest psychologist Dr. Emily Blake as they discuss the topic of interpersonal relationships on CJAD 800 AM.