The Love Languages Part 2: The Love Languages of Neurodivergent People

The Love Languages Part 2: The Love Languages of Neurodivergent People | Hopewoods Psychotherapy & Consulting Services

Do you and/or your partner identify as neurodivergent? Do you regularly express affection to your partner? How well is affection received in your relationships? Do you find yourself arguing over your needs being met? Are your needs being met? Perhaps you’re familiar or vaguely familiar with the 5 love languages and how someone likes to […]

About the 4 Attachment Styles of Love and Where and Why to Improve Yours

About the 4 Attachment Styles of Love and Where and Why to Improve Yours | Hopewoods Psychotherapy & Consulting Services

Let’s talk about love! Love is one of the defining emotions of being a person, something that only us humans can do quite the way we do it. There are countless songs, films, and books about the topic. It’s the number one most-used hashtag of all time. It’s something we all seek out in our […]


The Love Languages Part 1: The 5 Most Commonly Known | Hopewoods Psychotherapy & Consulting Services

How regularly do you express affection to your partner? How well is your affection received?   Perhaps you haven’t been communicating your affection the way your partner wishes to receive it. The language of love, i.e. feelings and good intentions, can be lost in translation when you and your partner don’t speak the same love language. […]


7 Benefits of Choosing Hopewoods for Your Mental Health Care Needs | Hopewoods Psychotherapy & Consulting Services

In 2022, more than 5 million Canadians met the criteria for a mood, anxiety, or substance use disorder. [Source] There’s been a significant uptick in people with mental health concerns over the past decade, leading many to turn to services such as psychotherapy and counselling. However, with so many mental healthcare practitioners in Toronto and […]


Realistic Mental Health Goals to Make for 2024 | Hopewoods Psychotherapy & Consulting Services

As the New Year approaches, many of us take time to reflect on where we are, how we got here, and where we’d like to go next. The start of a new year is often a time for goal-setting, whether that means cooking more meals at home, travelling the world, reading more books, or simply […]


How to Navigate Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) | Hopewoods Psychotherapy & Consulting Services

Have you noticed that while the change in seasons is coming and winter is almost here, you’re starting to feel different in the fall? Maybe you feel like something doesn’t feel right. Perhaps you’re feeling low energy, moody, and overall bland. But why? As the weather shifts, some people may experience symptoms of a specific […]


Bullying Awareness and How to Help Those Experiencing It | Hopewoods

Bullying has evolved over the years, with cyberbullying taking precedence due to the rise in use of social media. These days, it seems anyone is a target for bullying, not only in school for children and teens, but also in the workforce for adults.  November is when we talk more often about bullying; as we […]


Navigating Grief Through the Holiday Season | Hopewoods Psychotherapy and Consulting Services

In an ideal world, the holidays are a time for togetherness. A time for relaxing with loved ones, laughing, enjoying each other’s company, and feeling happy. And while many of us are fortunate enough to have this experience, it’s not the case for everyone.  Sadly, grief and loss can come at any time, even during […]


Actions You Can Take to Help Women in Need | Hopewoods

1 in 3 (30%) of women and girls are affected by domestic abuse globally, which is 736 million women around the world.  The fact that this number not only exists in the first place, but also has been growing over the past 3 years, means we need to talk about this, bring awareness to others, […]


Understanding Domestic Abuse in Order to Help Women | Hopewoods

In Canada, police-reported cases of domestic abuse have been slowly but steadily rising. And with an uptick in reported cases since 2020, now more than ever it’s urgent for us to take action on a personal, community, and systemic level.  Domestic abuse is an incredibly difficult topic to navigate. It’s hard to hear about what […]