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Women and Low Sexual Desire

As a sex therapist, one of the most common concerns I see is women who say that they have low desire. This is hardly surprising. Open any popular magazine or online media source and you’re ...
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Couple Therapy: An Emotionally Focused Therapy Approach

By Sarah Dale, MSc., RP (Q) I work with many couples seeking therapy to improve their relationship. My approach to couple therapy involves Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) which is an approach strongly supported by research ...
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Depression in Relationships

By Sarah Dale, MSc., RP (Q) Have you noticed a loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, energy, appetite, and less engagement with others? Has there been a decline in your ability to focus at ...
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Relationship Therapy for Individuals

As a couple therapist in Toronto, I’m sometimes asked about what to do if you want to go to marriage therapy or couple’s counselling but your partner refuses. Does relationship therapy work if only one ...
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New Year, New Resolution…Again?

It’s that time of year, when folks are making resolutions. This is despite the fact that research shows that the vast majority of people will relapse into their old behaviour within a few months. It’s ...
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Can you forgive your partner’s infidelity?

Discovering that your partner has been unfaithful is absolutely devastating. People who realize that their partner has been involved with someone else often feel as if their world has shattered. They feel hurt, angry, and ...
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New Individual and Couple Therapist

East Toronto Therapy is pleased to introduce a new member of the team, Associate Psychotherapist Justin Pinksen. Although new to East Toronto Therapy, Justin has extensive experience providing counselling and therapy services in a variety ...
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Re-building Your Relationship After Kids

While many of the couples I work with talk about the challenges of maintaining a close emotional relationship over time, couples with children often seem to have the biggest challenge in this regard. Research supports ...
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Therapy for Couples Considering Non-Monogamy

Non-monogamy, or having an open relationship, refers to a relationship in which the partners have agreed that the relationship is not monogamous. In a blog post last year, I wrote about open relationships and whether ...
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Five Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship Over the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! So the song goes, but in reality this time of year is often very stressful. If you celebrate Hanukkah or Christmas there are family obligations, presents to ...
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Have You Put Your Relationship on a Back Burner?

It happens. You get busy with work, the kids and family. Between making lunches, getting the kids off to school, going to work, supervising homework, driving the kids to lessons, making dinner, and doing laundry ...
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Does Attending Marriage Counselling Mean That You Have Failed?

As a Couple Therapist, I often see couples who say that attending therapy makes them feel like they have failed in their relationship. Recently the stigma around seeing a therapist on one’s own seems to ...
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New Year’s Relationship Resolutions

The New Year is upon us, and with it the sense of a fresh start. It’s the time of year when we take stock of our lives, reflect on where we want to be and ...
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Recovering From Infidelity

You’ve heard the statistics, but you never thought it would happen to you. Now here you are, reeling from the impact of infidelity. Whether the affair was emotional or physical, you are bombarded by questions ...
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