Neurodivergent-Affirming Clinical Practices and Psychological Safety.

One of the defining competencies of psychotherapy practice is referred to as ‘safe and effective use of self’ (SEUS). This simply refers to how therapists use their own experiences and understanding of themselves to help their clients. It’s about being aware of how our own thoughts, feelings, and behaviours affect the therapy relationship, and using that self-awareness for the benefit of the therapeutic work.

Five things I’ve learned about aphantasia as a therapist

Every day decisions about the future include not being able to reasonably predict the outcome of any choice, or to be reassured by one’s own imagination of possibilities, or to be intrinsically motivated toward an imagined goal in the future. While these invisible differences seem bound to have an impact on a person living in a world that has little time for the invisible, there are also a few distinct advantages I have learned over the years, from a mental health perspective, including the different experience of grief.

Neurodivergent-affirming classroom management: 3 perspective shifts for teachers

By: Christina Crowe, RP, (S-Cert. OAMHP), and Sarah Palozzi, RP Qualifying “TEACHERS ARE SOME OF OUR MOST IMPORTANT LEADERS. We can’t always ask our students to take off the armour … Read more

Working with ADHD Couples: The Referee, the Detective, and the Whisperer

Couples therapy isn’t just couples therapy, when attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is in the mix. We know couples living with ADHD have higher rates of separation and divorce, more affairs, more … Read more