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  • Dawson Psychological Services provides Virtual Services for Clients throughout BC
    Those isolated by social anxiety and in remote locations are benefitting from recent efforts of psychologists and other mental health therapists to provide services while minimizing COVID contagion to clients Read more
  • COVID-19 Alert
    In the face of COVID-19, Dawson Psychological Services continues to encourage our best efforts to minimize contagion. If you have an upcoming appointment, you will receive an email alerting you Read more
  • Tara Brach meditations
    I continue to be impressed by Tara Brach's gentle unforced tone in her guided meditations available at her website. So impressed that I'm considering using them way more regularly for Read more
  • Coronavirus Prompts Preferred Video Sessions
    As part of the growing concern surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), I hope that you and yours are staying healthy and safe.  As a precaution, I want to be on the safe Read more
  • Online Therapy: Why Use It? Here are a Few Practical Advantages
    There are times in our lives when we need some help in the form of therapy. It could be a result of a break-up, the end of our marriage or Read more
  • Psychological Health tips
    To make changes you want in your life takes guts! It means taking a risk that life will never be the same. The second you dive in is the same Read more
  • February 2019 is Psychology Month
    Imagine focusing entirely on your psychological health daily for an entire month! You have that opportunity this February because February is Psychology Month! To appreciate you are still sane after Read more
  • The Paradoxical Magnet of Love
    "Stand together, yet not too near together: For the pillars of the temple stand apart"- from The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran Part of our psychological nature is to perceive others, especially Read more
  • Fostering is not for the money
    Fostering is not for the money. People who foster have to be ready to deal with mental health issues, lying, difficulties attaching to their new foster family, attractions you don't Read more
  • Welcoming Emotions
    Many people I visit with try to figure out their feelings, as if trying to find a final answer or a reason for these feelings. Emotions aren't set up for Read more
  • Life not what you expected?
    It can be a real struggle to move forward. We might wish to get back to normal overnight, but to heal, we need to learn from the struggle by going Read more
  • Caring for Emotional Wellness: Recognizing When You Need Help
    I am pleased to include a guest post in my blog. It's about ways to stop suicide by staying emotionally well! Read more
  • Tara Brach's Mindfulness Recordings
    Tara Brach's mindfulness recordings is the largest collection of guided meditations I have found all in one convenient place. The collection spans 9 years of her work teaching mindfulness. "Homecoming to the Read more
  • Tools for Growing or Repairing Relationships
    One of the most common things I’m asked for is tools to grow or repair relationships. Well, here they are, all in one place! They are tools for everyone because Read more
  • Appreciate your partner on Mother’s Day!
    This one is for anyone who has a mother as a partner. On special occasions, my wife and I have a habit of digging up old cards we have given Read more
  • The Rhythm of Life (as a couple)
    The Rhythm of Coupled Life When we marry – or even if we don’t, and we still carry on as if we are – we make a commitment to someone. Usually, Read more