Do I Have OCD? What It Means to be Obsessed or Fixated and How to Get Help

In these unsettling pandemic times, many are questioning their mental health. OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – is a condition gaining more attention. Some people find they can’t stop thinking about an event or behaviour that is starting to disrupt their life. But what does it really mean to experience OCD and how do you… Continue reading Do I Have OCD? What It Means to be Obsessed or Fixated and How to Get Help

How to Manage Your Anxiety during Isolation under the Coronavirus Crisis

A 4-point plan of how you can better cope with Anxiety while in Isolation from Coronavirus to maintain good mental health.

Sex and Performance Anxiety: Listening to the Body to Quieten the Brain

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Erectile dysfunction. Body Dysmorphia. Sex and Porn Addiction. The common factor is they all involve a man’s relationship with his body. Sensations in our bodies can tell us not only what we are experiencing but what we need to do to feel comfortable. The trouble comes when we forget to listen to them, or don’t… Continue reading Sex and Performance Anxiety: Listening to the Body to Quieten the Brain

How do I Know if I have Depression, Anxiety or Mental Illness?

If you are asking this question, it’s a sign that you could benefit from speaking with a mental health professional. October is Mental Health Month with 10 October being World Mental Health day. Here are some tips on how to take care of your mental health and where to get help. Warning Signs of Depression… Continue reading How do I Know if I have Depression, Anxiety or Mental Illness?

Therapy and Treatment for Gay Mens Depression

Is Depression more common amongst gay men? I often see this question or similar in counselling forums on Facebook and elsewhere on the net. And as a mental health counsellor who has worked with gay men for much of my career, it’s tempting to jump in with an answer. But what concerns me is what… Continue reading Therapy and Treatment for Gay Mens Depression