Oshawa/Woodbine Psychological & Counselling Services Blog

Free Community Parenting Workshop Series presented by Dr. Andrea Spooner

Hosted by Oshawa Psychological & Counselling Services 
Unique Brain Neurodevelopmental Clinic

Topic: Positive Parenting: Promoting Young Children’s Mental Health

Do you want to parent differently, with less yelling and more effectiveness, but struggle to know what to do? We often know how we DON’T want to parent, but are less certain about the alternatives.…

Postpartum Depression/Anxiety

Have you experienced a depressed mood, significant mood swings, and/or severe anxiety since the birth of your child?

If so, you may be eligible to participate in our Postpartum Depression/Anxiety Group!

Goals of this Group:

  • Learn about postpartum…

Happiness is a Skill

Happiness is a skill, and you can have it!

Many of us aspire to have more happiness in our life. When we think about how to achieve this, we may think of external things that will make it happen- a better job, a leaner body, a new partner, or just getting more stuff. Of course, we can’t separate our brain from our environment, and cultivating healthy relationship…

Holiday Stress

Tips for Dealing with Holiday Stress…

Most of us look forward to this time of year- it’s a chance to catch up with friends and family and make new memories. This special season can spark memories of all the warm connected moments of the past. It’s what motivates us to brave the malls, prepare special meals, or plan for parties.

At the same…

Welcome!

Welcome to the Blog…

Timely information is often the major ingredient to finding the steps to deal with life crises and challenges. It is with that in mind that we establish this blog. We hope the information will provide helpful thoughts and leads to other resources. It is not intended as a substitute for any needed consultation with a psychologist…