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Focusing On What You Can Control

Posted on Mon, Jun 29, 2020 By:
Posted in: blogMental Health & Mindfulness

Welcome to another week of mental health and mindfulness! These past three months have been a ride, haven’t they? How have you made it through? How have you kept your head above water despite the constantly changing information, the disconnect from your social network, the overwhelming amount of loss that you and/or your loved ones…

Gratitude – a Game Changer

Posted on Mon, Jun 22, 2020 By:
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Our lives have become smaller in the past three months than ever. I don’t know about you, but staring at the same four walls day in and day out tests my patience, my optimism, and my strength. I fluctuate between moments of numbing and denial with moments of ready-to-burst panic and confusion. It doesn’t feel…

Hey I’m new here!

Posted on Mon, Jun 15, 2020 By:
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I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Melanie and I’ve worked at CASS for 4 years now! While I’ve worked with people who have developmental disabilities my whole adult life, I’ve been a counselling therapist for 11 years. My counselling approach is mainly cognitive behavioral therapy with lots of integration of mindfulness and dialectical…