Ask a therapist: Supporting a partner with mental health issues

Our guest Judy Lui, MSc, CCC, RP is a registered Psychotherapist specializing in relational therapy. We ask Judy how can we help support a partner facing mental health issues. Is there a certain way to approach the topic? How can I ask for help when my partner doesn’t feel comfortable doing so themselves? How can I encourage them to go… Read more →

Ask a therapist: When should you see a relational therapist?

Our guest Judy Lui, MSc, CCC, RP is a registered Psychotherapist specializing in relational therapy. We ask Judy when should you see a relational therapist? We explore the therapeutic process and some of the most common issues that couples see therapists about. Is there a certain time or situation where you should see a therapist? How can we distinguish between… Read more →

Dating safety

You’ve found a great prospect and they’ve asked you out on a date. You’ve never met this person so naturally you feel a bit cautious. What steps can you take to feel safe when going on a first date with someone you have never met before? Are there red flags that you can watch out for? What are some things… Read more →

Do I take his last name?

Whether to hyphenate your last name, take his name or even to create a completely brand new name, this is a decision that will follow you wherever your name will be displayed. The decision of what last name to use when you finally tie the knot takes a lot of consideration. There might be a history behind the name or… Read more →