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Your Healthy Mind

How Can BEACON Therapy Help Me?

Posted by the BEACON team on Jan 17, 2020 5:07:02 PM

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (or CBT) is all about building a resilience to cope with life’s challenges, and it can help improve your frame of mind – like when you’re feeling overwhelmed or[...]

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Workplace Stress: It’s actually not all bad!

Posted by the BEACON team on Jan 13, 2020 5:38:57 PM

Work certainly can feel demanding some of the time! Mostly every day we face deadlines, setbacks, challenges, different personalities, and more – all of these things can add up to create stressful[...]

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Being There: how to support someone with a mental health concern | BEACON Chats Webinar

Posted by the BEACON team on Jan 6, 2020 9:33:34 AM

Have you ever wondered about how to offer meaningful support to someone with a mental health concern?

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Are You Suffering from Burnout?

Posted by the BEACON team on Dec 16, 2019 2:59:32 PM

Burnout is something that seems to come up a lot these days – not surprising, when you consider the fast-paced culture in which we live, where pulling long days and never quite logging off[...]

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Finding Resilience for the Holidays

Posted by the BEACON team on Dec 11, 2019 11:05:42 AM


Merry-making, get-togethers, gift-giving, and a constant stream of good cheer – the holidays are a time of the year when expectations are high for fun and family, and life really starts to feel[...]

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Topics: Holidays, Resilience

Sleep & Your Mental Well-Being (Video)

Posted by the BEACON team on Dec 9, 2019 4:45:52 PM

Have you ever wondered about your sleeping habits, and how they may be affecting your mental well-being?

In our latest BEACON Chats series, we opened up the conversation around sleep between our[...]

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Topics: Sleep, Support

The Relationship Between Alcohol and Your Mental Health

Posted by Dr. Peter Farvolden, Ph.D., C.Psych. on Dec 9, 2019 1:31:58 PM

For many of us, alcohol is a regular part of life. It is part of many rituals that help us relax and connect with others. We may use it to unwind after a long day by socializing with a cold pint[...]

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GAD, SAD & Panic Disorder: what’s the difference?

Posted by Dr. Peter Farvolden, Ph.D., C.Psych. on Dec 9, 2019 1:29:35 PM

Anxiety, in its many forms, is something that many of us struggle with. In fact, according to a recent report, over 3 million Canadian adults have reported experiencing some kind of mood or[...]

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Topics: Anxiety, Panic

How to Spot and Squash Holiday Stress

Posted by Dr. Khush Amaria, PhD, CPsych on Dec 2, 2019 5:32:00 PM

The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate with family and friends, but the season – often packed with chores and commitments – comes with its own set of stressors. The expectations we put on[...]

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Prioritize Your Mental Health With These Tips

Posted by the BEACON team on Nov 25, 2019 5:21:25 PM

Life certainly has a way of feeling overwhelming sometimes. Work, personal relationships, or countless other reasons can affect our mental health in different ways, but making strides to feel[...]

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