How to talk to your partner about your anxiety or PTSD

By | anxiety, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, relationships | No Comments

There’s no doubt that having a supportive partner can be incredibly helpful when it comes to healing from anxiety and PTSD. It can be hard to open up the lines of communication about what you might need from your loved one when you’re struggling with your symptoms. Often our partners have absolutely no idea what to do or how to…

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What to do if you’re having panic attacks

By | anxiety | 2 Comments

Panic attacks. The dreaded experience. Yes, they’re incredibly uncomfortable. Today’s post is all about how to deal with them if they happen to you. A little background: Panic attacks are our body’s fight/flight/freeze response that was originally meant for when our lives had more imminent dangers (of the being eaten by tigers variety). This response is meant to help us…

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Simple strategies for coping with stress as a teacher

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  Teaching can be such a rewarding and wonderful profession, but it unfortunately comes with some inevitable stressors. Teachers work long (often unpaid) hours and have to manage many personalities and learning styles. There are huge increases in workload during certain times of the year (report cards for example) and by the time June hits, the kids are mostly checked out…

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We’re hiring again!

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Ward & Associates Psychological Services is a thriving practice in Sherwood Park specializing in marital therapy and treatment of adults with anxiety, depression and PTSD. We specialize in treatment of police officers, military and other first-responder populations. We are seeking a Registered Psychologist to join our clinic and provide individual therapy and couples counselling. We’d love to hire someone passionate…

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Tidy up and change your life

By | Simplify | 2 Comments

  The Internet is buzzing with Marie Kondo these days. If you’re not familiar, she’s a Japanese woman who wrote the viral book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying up” in 2014. After this book, so many of us were “KonMari’ing” our homes…using her methods to declutter and organize. She now has a show called “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” on…

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