ADHD? Emotions Managed?

T.I.P. Principles: D.B.T. to Manage Big Emotions Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (D.B.T.) combines cognitive-behavioural therapy with Eastern meditative practices to help individuals develop skills for emotional regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and mindfulness. Initially developed by psychologist Marsha Linehan in the 1980s to treat individuals with borderline personality disorder, D.B.T. has...

ADHD Management in Kelowna: The Nutrition Connection

Introduction At Safe and Sound Therapeutics, we're dedicated to your holistic mental health. Our compassionate and experienced therapist, Shauna Paynter, and our newly joined talented team, are keen to shed light on how nutrition intersects with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This is part of our commitment to being your...

Imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome? In an article written by Ruth Gotian, Ed.D., in Psychology Today she describes that imposter syndrome disproportionately affects high achievers and women. It can be described as feeling like you are perceived as phony and a fraud. Therefore, you subconsciously alter your goals to protect yourself, minimize your...

Pets improve your physical health too!

If there are so many mental health benefits to having a pet, are the physical health benefits as well? The answer is YES! When completing their daily walks, the owner and pet get their exercise in, and all this physical activity adds up. Interestingly, the most noticeable physical health benefit...