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Straight Talk for Mental Health

Straight Talk for Mental Health

By Karen Goslin MSW RSW
I am a Clinical Social Worker providing psychotherapy in a private practice in Toronto, Canada. I have over 30+ years of experience working with Individuals, Couples, Families, Children, and Teenagers who are dealing with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, addiction, eating disorders, grief, trauma, chronic pain and illness, divorce, and relationship problems. I provide comprehensive assessments and customized programs to ensure the clients I work with have clear strategies to create the important changes they are looking for and needing. I rely on Self Care, Cognitive Behaviour
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Self-Care Part 2
This is part two in a two-part series on Wellness and Self-Care. You will learn about the connection between physical and mental health and how to optimize social connection and exercise towards the management of depression and anxiety.
04:15
December 03, 2020
Self-Care Part 1
This is part one in a two-part series on Wellness and Self-Care. You will learn about the connection between physical and mental health and how to optimize sleeping and eating routines toward good management of depression and anxiety.
05:18
December 03, 2020
Shame
I want to discuss the causes and impact of shame, and a 'Here and Now' strategy I utilize in my practice for relief.
03:38
December 03, 2020
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
This is a brief explanation of the Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) therapeutic approach that I use. It should help you understand if this type of therapy could be beneficial for you.
05:06
December 03, 2020
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
I explain the theory and usefulness of cognitive behavioural therapy. I have proudly developed a specialized and unique CBT program called "C-H-A-N-G-E" that continues to get accountable results for the clients I work with!
05:50
December 01, 2020
Coping with Divorce
With divorces on the rise, since the COVID-19 outbreak, this video discusses common reactions and coping strategies.
04:13
December 01, 2020
Father's Day 2020
Discover the questions worth asking yourself regardless if you are a son, a daughter, or a father.
05:27
December 01, 2020
Why I Specialize in Treating Chronic Pain and Illness
This is my story about recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I have a passion for helping people suffering from chronic pain and illness. I have learned first hand the tools and techniques that are proven to facilitate recovery or optimize pain management and quality of life.
03:09
December 01, 2020
What Should you Expect from Therapy?
What should you expect once you decide to go to therapy? It is important that your investment of time, energy, effort, AND money is well worth it to you and that you get the results you need to break negative patterns and maximize your potential.
02:45
December 01, 2020
Mental Health in 2020
I want to talk to you about how the stigma of mental health is diminishing despite its history of institutionalization, shame, and sexism. In 2020, we are ready to face emotional and mental issues head-on, and slowly cultural acceptance and accommodations are growing, making it easier to be more open with ourselves, with each other, and ready to reach out for help without a sense of failure and stigma.
03:28
December 01, 2020
Why Should You Start Therapy?
Why Should You Go To Therapy? Here are my suggestions about how to understand your symptoms and when to know it is a good time to start therapy. Visit my website karenrsw.com to learn more.
04:31
November 26, 2020