How to Cope with Anxiety?

How to Cope with Anxiety? Anxiety is defined in the mental health field as “a mental condition characterized by excessive apprehensiveness about real or perceived threats, typically leading to avoidance behaviours and often to physical symptoms such as increased heart rate and muscle tension.” Yet, I see anxiety as a place of the mind that […]

Basic Information On Autism (ASD)

BASIC INFORMATION ON AUTISM (ASD) WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF ASD? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopment disorder characterized by difficulties with social communication and social interaction and restricted and repetitive behavioural patterns, interests, and activities. I THINK THE AUTISTIC BRAIN TENDS TO BE SPECIALIZED BRAINS. AUTISTIC PEOPLE TEND TO BE LESS SOCIAL. IT […]

Assessments – Getting Diagnosed For ASD Or ADHD, etc

ASSESSMENTS – GETTING DIAGNOSED FOR ASD OR ADHD, ETC. WHO CAN PROVIDE A DIAGNOSIS? First of all, a psychotherapist or social worker cannot provide a diagnosis. The Ontario Government website states, “Qualified professionals who have undergone specific training can assess and diagnose individuals. These professionals include, but are not limited to: doctors, such as family […]