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News-induced Depression | Beaches Therapy Group

News-Induced Depression

News-induced depression is on the rise. Why does this happen? We explore why the human brain has a negativity-bias and how it draws us to negative news stories. We also provide strategies for coping with anxiety caused by the general state of melancholia we see in the world.

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Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) | Beaches Therapy Group | Image byPhoto by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels

Highly Sensitive People (HSP)

Highly Sensitive People (HSP) experience heightened sensitivity to physical, emotional or social stimuli because of an overactive Amygdala, the emotional centre of the brain. Positive incidents leave them joyously delirious, but negative ones overwhelm them with anxiety and apprehension. Many can benefit from routine self-care coping strategies to get through the experiences of daily living.

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The Afghan Initiative | Beaches Therapy Group

The Afghan Initiative

The Afghan community in Ontario includes those with family and ties in Afghanistan, newcomers and refugees. Many are struggling with what Afghanistan is going through and it has created a range of mental health issues, including PTSD, C-PTSD, grief, trauma, and survivor’s guilt. Here’s how we are offering assistance.

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Managing Back to School Anxiety after the Lockdown

Even the most normal end-of-summer weeks induce some anxiety in children. The Pandemic could magnify the experience much more for some, Is your child ready for the start of a new school year? Parents can help children with their back-to-school anxiety, but the process needs to start before school starts. Here’s more about this topic.

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