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Sara is Parents Canada Magazine‘s Behaviour Expert. Watch for her monthly Help Me Sara advice column.

Many couples tell me that their sessions with me are the only times in their busy lives that they connect with one another.

But is this enough?

Will one hour, once a week with me, be the glue to keep them connected? Or do they need to find other ways and time to re-connect long term?

I often take th...

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When I meet a couple for the first time, I ask questions so that I can get to know each of them as individuals, as well as how they interact and operate as a couple. Often, the discussion will lead us in the direction of their sleeping habits and patterns, along with whether they share the same bedr...

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Following the tragic van attack in Toronto on April 23, 2018, I was asked by CBC Radio to comment (segment starts at 1:58) on how we have been impacted and affected on a psychological level. Here are my thoughts:

As a psychologist, what impact do you think that this has had on the public?

What I thi...

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I was recently invited to be a guest on a radio show to chat about an article that focussed on the idea of schools banning “best friends.”

After reading it, I recognized two parts to this story.

One is regarding whether or not schools have the right to ban students from having a best fri...

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