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Research about alcohol-related aggression and violence

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist / 2018-09-27 / Comments Off on Research about alcohol-related aggression and violence

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…

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

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist / 2018-07-25 / 0 Comments

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…

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6 Tips for Better Communication

By Ms Daniela Beer-Becker, Psychologist / 2014-06-11 / Comments Off on 6 Tips for Better Communication

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…

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The ACT Formula For Self-Compassion

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist / 2014-04-02 / 2 Comments

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.

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The International Day of Happiness

By Dr Francine MacInnis, Psychologist / 2014-03-20 / Comments Off on The International Day of Happiness

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!

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Tips to Romance your Relationships

By Dr Francine MacInnis, Psychologist / 2014-02-14 / 2 Comments

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…

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