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Category Archives: Children’s Issues
By Bernie Dunning, retired Marriage and Family Therapist At one time in our history a family was defined and assumed to be mother, father and children. There were some exceptions. There were rich people who had nannies to take care … Continue reading
Ending Dyslexia is a free seminar led by Marlene Lewis of Victoria. Marlene is committed to ending dyslexia. While her presentation will be of particular interest to parents of dyslexic children it will be useful for all. About Marlene: Marlene … Continue reading
What does an agency do when it suddenly and unexpectedly loses a big chunk of its revenue? We’re finding out! Earlier this year we (and countless other non-profits) learned that the amount of funding from the provincial Gaming Fund was … Continue reading
By Bernie Dunning, MA There are individuals who feel frustrated about their life because despite believing they are always doing the right thing, they keep on failing. They can’t maintain close relationships and/or they fail at their parenting efforts. Tragically … Continue reading
Really? On Wednesday of this week I was told by a client that she very much doubts she would be alive today had she not engaged in our services. She was not being dramatic. Jacqueline Gautier, our Eating Disorders therapist, … Continue reading
Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net As humans we seem to be drawn to seek control over our environment and ourselves. When we are infants, we immediately attempt to control our environment by making sure we are fed and … Continue reading
A little-known club has been happening in John Barsby Community School for the last two and a half years, initiated and funded by our agency. Called “Operation Generation” (seniors mentoring high-school students), this program once featured this cycle repair club … Continue reading
Here’s a good-news story! How teenagers are gaining valuable and practical skills that will improve their lives in a number of ways. The local community newspaper featured our Bike Club during the 2015 Bike to Work Week. Read it by … Continue reading