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Weight-loss and the Holiday Season


Over the holidays I had multiple family members or friends comment to me about my weight. Four separate individuals asked me if I had lost weight which struck me as odd considering I was a blond last Christmas and a brunette this one. That’s a change I would have expected comments about. Not my size. … Read More

Dealing With Tragic Events


Here at Access Psychology, we understand the concerns that follow a tragic event such as the shooting in Ottawa recently. Children and teens may worry that something bad will now happen to them, their family, friends or within their community. Acknowledge their feelings and then provide them with reassurance that you will keep them safe. … Read More

Speech Language Therapy Now Offered!


We are excited to announce that Brenda McGuckin SLP (C) is now providing speech-language therapy at ACCESS PSYCHOLOGY. She is a wonderful asset to our growing multi-disciplinary team of professionals, dedicated to providing a variety of services to children, youth and their families in Port Perry and surrounding Durham and York Regions. For more information … Read More

Autumn Has Arrived!


Tis the Season to be Stressed…For Kids Adjusting to Back to School New schedules and activities, new teachers and perhaps a new school can all bring about stress for students and their families. Parents should watch for the following warning signs: – Physical symptoms such as headaches, tummy aches, fatigue & general complaints of feeling … Read More

Group Sessions & Workshops


We are excited to announce that Access Psychology will be offering group sessions this coming year for Children and Adolescents in Port Perry and the surrounding Durham/York Regions. Group Therapy helps children/adolescents gain a feeling of acceptance from their peers that they may not commonly receive and helps with self esteem. Some of these groups … Read More

November Newsletter


Offered This Season… Free Parent Information Night!!! Join us Wednesday Noveworkshopsmber 27, 2013 from 6:30 – 8:00 for a free information night. We will be providing answers to commonly asked questions about child & youth development such as, “Is my child/teen’s behavior something I should expect, or something I should be concerned about?” We will … Read More

ADHD Awareness Month


Raise Awareness – Reduce Stigma ADHD Awareness Month October 2013 Watch the hashtag #ADHDawareness on Twitter throughout the month of October for information about ADHD from CHADD, National Resource Center on ADHD, ADDitude Magazine, ADHD Coaches Organization (ACO), & Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA). Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit, … Read More