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Law Enforcement During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Part II: Mental Health Strategies and Resources

As first responders, law enforcement officers (LEOs) face continual risk and threats of violence, but the COVID-19 pandemic presents not only an extra…

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Law Enforcement During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Part One: Risks and Realities

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on all aspects of society, but there are additional considerations for law enforcement officers. Policing during the…

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Mindful Families’ Resiliency During COVID-19

We are living in an unprecedented time and the elevated stressors related to social and economic disruption, as a result of the pandemic, pose a threat…

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Aging

Aging is inevitable, but there is something you can do about it.

Canadians are aging; the number of Canadians aged 65 or older will number 9.5…

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Intimate Partner Violence (2)

As we continue discussion of the myriad issues related to intimate partner violence (IPV), in this blog we will explore various interventions aimed at…

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COVID-19 and Intimate-Partner Violence (IPV): The Shadow Pandemic

During a pandemic, lockdown, social isolation, and quarantine are all positive measures for the health of our communities, unfortunately, these measures…

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The Changing Face of Grief:

During the past few years, there has been a substantive shift in how grief has been portrayed by psychologists.  A useful place to begin this discussion…

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Peel Regional Police Safe Place Programme

Hate-motivated incidents are on the rise and continue to occur at an alarming rate in Peel Region. As a local practice, FVB Psychologists is committed…

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Psychological Assessment and Management of Chronic Pain

In a recent seminar on chronic pain held in Toronto, Dr. Dennis Turk, a psychologist and well-respected figure in the field of pain, reported that 80-85…