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...

Understanding the Overlap Between ADHD and Autism: The Benefits of Early Intervention by a Therapist or Counsellor

Are you searching for an ADHD expert or therapist near you in Kelowna?  Look no further! At Safe and Sound Therapeutics, we have the expertise and compassion needed to support those navigating ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our team includes the distinguished Shauna Paynter, joined by newly onboarded therapists...

What Is Your Personality Profile? Find Out Here.

Interesting Fact: A healthy personality profile is positively related to the grandiosity aspect of narcissism and two aspects of psychopathy: boldness and stress immunity. These findings emphasizes the need to look at the total picture of a person's personality before assessing psychopathy, as some particular aspects of psychopathy in isolation...

A Link Between Emotional Regulation & Working Memory

Successful emotion regulation relies on cognitive control. Working memory is a system for temporarily storing and managing the information required to carry out complex cognitive tasks such as learning, reasoning, and comprehension. Memory span is the number of items, usually words or numbers, that a person can hold onto and...