The persistent feeling of sadness or loss of interest that characterizes major depression can lead to a range of behavioural and physical symptoms. These may include changes in sleep, appetite, energy level, concentration, daily behaviour, or self esteem. Depression can also be associated with thoughts of suicide.


Symptoms include stress that’s out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry, and restlessness strong enough to impact your daily activities.

Childhood Trauma & PTSD

Symptoms may include nightmares or unwanted memories of the trauma, avoidance of situations that bring back memories of the trauma, heightened reactions, anxiety, or depressed mood.


An addiction is a chronic dysfunction of the brain system that involves reward, motivation, and memory. It’s about the way your body craves a substance or behaviour, especially if it causes a compulsive or obsessive pursuit of reward and lack of concern over consequences.


Is a disorder that includes: aggression, excitability, fidgeting, hyperactivity, impulsivity, irritability, lack of restraint, or persistent repetition of words or actions, absent mindedness, difficulty focusing, forgetfulness, problem paying attention, or short attention span, anger, anxiety, boredom, excitement, or mood swings that varies in its intensity and can have a cribbing effect on your daily activities.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Is a common, chronic, and long lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and/or behaviours (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over.

Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)

Is a type of personality disorder with these characteristics, rigid adherence to rules and regulations,an overwhelming need for order, unwillingness to yield or give responsibilities to others and a sense of righteousness about the way things “should be done”

Grief And Loss

Grief is a normal response to loss during or after a disaster or other traumatic event. Grief can happen in response to loss of life, as well as to drastic changes to daily routines and ways of life that usually bring us comfort and a feeling of stability. Common grief reactions include: Shock, disbelief, or denial.