It is so exciting when someone has a great idea for a business. They have spotted a big need in the marketplace, came up with a solution, and have a whiz-bang presentation. You are eager to help them, either as a business partner, or as an angel investor. You are willing to put either time, […]Read More
Each week, another person in my psychotherapy practice in Kelowna presents with major depression. When I ask them why they are so depressed, they respond “It is my boss.” This happens week after week, month after month. What triggers such depression in so many people? The first factor is fear. If people work for […]Read More
I recently received a phone call from the manager in a company here in Kelowna, where one of the employees had lost a sister very suddenly. The leader was concerned for the employee, and asked what more could be done to help this person, as their performance was really affected. They said that although the […]Read More
Today I was listening to the radio, when there was a story about how depression might be an allergic reaction to stress. I was surprised to hear how wrong the conclusions were about what causes depression, and how to treat it. The story was about a neuroscientist who put a small mouse into a cage […]Read More
More people are taking antidepressant pills than any other category of medication. But is this the best treatment for depression? Is psychotherapy better? To answer these crucial questions, I played into the scientific literature. The results were not what I expected. I explain what they are in this talk. This will help you decide what […]Read More
I love working with clients! It is so rewarding to see clients step out of depression, or restore their fractured relationships. Watching confidence and strength build in a person who had so little before, is really gratifying.
Kelowna (The Core Centre of Health)