Parental Mental Health – Facilitating Positive Interdependence

I was very happy to be invited, representing, to speak at the 2021 Children’s Mental Health Ontario Virtual Conference about Facilitating Positive Interdependence between parents and children when it comes to recognizing mental health concerns. Speaking to clinicians, front-line workers and other professionals that work within the children’s mental healthcare industry, I spoke about …

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Is Mandatory Mask-Wearing Masking Our Human Rights?

Divisiveness is what makes this world go ’round. We all need something to be against in order to strengthen our position “for”. As we move into another month of COVID-19 precautions, mask-wearing is a hot topic that is contributing heavily to the social divide, yet many opinions are uninformed and ignorant, leading to negative outcomes, …

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Too Young For Therapy

This article has been reprinted with permission from   This piece is being presented using a basic timeline. My unedited thoughts below reflect my feelings at the times when I wrote them, and I hope that you’ll find it interesting and helpful to see them develop. BEFORE: I’m a parent with ADHD (Attention Deficit …

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Hair, there, everywhere.

I wrote this poem amidst my breakdown, when I’d find myself spending significant periods of time in front of my bathroom mirror, hunting for a small hair to pull out and distract me from the tornado of thoughts swirling around in my mind. I wondered why I was doing it, and this rhyme came to …

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Leanne M