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Isolation and Depression

Virtual Lunch Together presenter and anxiety/depression expert, Margaret Wehrenberg, is discussing the risks of isolation during this time. Whether you have depression, supporting someone with depression or feeling the effects of staying at home during social-distancing, this article is a definite read! As Margaret Wehrenberg suggests: 'If you are already depressed: Stay in contact with [...]

Using Compassion-Focused Therapy in Practice

What is Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT)? Is it practicing therapy done compassionately? Most would argue that if you are a therapist or helping professional, you are most likely already doing that. CFT is much more than that. CFT experience and Leading Edge presenter, Russel Kolts defines CFT: Are there clients you currently have that you wonder […]

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Treating the New Social Anxiety and Disrupting Rumination

This fall, Margaret Wehrenberg presents: Disrupting Rumination: Changing the Thoughts that Underlie Anxiety and Depression (November 7) and The New Social Anxiety: Managing the Impact of Social Media, Gaming, and 24/7 Internet Access (November 8). Peg is one of Leading Edge Seminar’s most popular speakers and she continues to be an invaluable resource to experienced […]

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Gabor and Daniel Maté on Adult Children-Parent Relations

Once again, Gabor Maté proves prescient in his clinical focus and writing. Leading Edge Seminars is honoured to present his newest workshop Hello Again: A Fresh Start for Parents and Their Adult Children. Gabor and his son Daniel will be co-presenting an evening talk (Oct. 18) and a weekend workshop (Oct. 19-20) in Toronto. Attachment […]

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The Power of Breath

We have all been breathing for our entire lives but perhaps we have been doing it wrong. Naturally, we are very shallow breathers and the benefits of deep breathing is substantial. Incorrect breathing can lead to many ailments and Dr. Richard Brown discusses this and how to change this. Learn more: Want to learn more [...]