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Getting Out of Quarantine – When and How?

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist | 2020-05-04

For many of us, it took a while to adjust to life in quarantine. I know I spent a lot of time hoping it would be over as soon as possible. Ironically, as soon as the government starts mentioning ways to ease out of quarantine, many people, myself included, are feeling uncertain about when and…

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10 Tips for Coping With Coronavirus, Covid-19

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist | 2020-04-27

Of all the many things that I’ve ever worried about, staying safe at home in quarantine to avoid a viral pandemic, was not one of them. Yet, with no prior worrying or planning, I’m here and ready to cope, and you can too. Here are 10 tips to help you get through it.  If thoughts…

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New Remote Psychotherapy Services for Individuals and Couples

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist | 2020-03-24

Pointe-Claire, March 24th 2020 Blake Psychology is now offering remote psychotherapy to all new and existing clients In-person psychotherapy sessions are suspended until April 13th 2020 or otherwise specified by health authorities due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Stay-home, save lives Over the last 2 weeks, our team has been working hard to migrate all clinic…

the suffocating grip of shame

How to Escape the Suffocation Grip of Shame

By Ms Daniela Beer-Becker, Psychologist | 2020-01-24

Do you know shame? For me, shame is the most painful of all the emotions. Its message is, “You are not ok, there is something wrong with you”. And when it bubbles up, I try to run! How do you react, when you feel shame?  Shame nearly suffocated me as a teenager when I got…

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10 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist | 2020-01-13

Tired of tossing and turning at night? These simple tips may help you sleep better and be more energetic and productive during the day. 1. Beds are for Sleeping, Toilets are for **** ing If you just thought of a stinky way to complete that sentence, great news! You’re familiar with the powerful force of…

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…