Too often post-divorce families set themselves up for disappointment by making comparisons with vacations of the past. Dr. Julie Gowthorpe, RSW shares some tips for divorced parents. Plan ahead. In many situations, each parent is entitled to a chunk of uninterrupted vacation time with the child. Be sensitive to important events. Arrange for contact. Share itineraries. Get it in writing. Maximize your time. Pack wisely. Be respectful of your ex’s vacation time.
Orlena Cain and Alana Cameron of Mix97 speak with Dr. Julie Gowthorpes, RSW HERE
Dr. Julie Gowthorpe, RSW speak with Sean Kelly, Orlena Cain and Alana Cameron onMix97 about video game addiction and whether it’s truly a medical condition that should be classified as a disease, as the World Health Organization plans to officially do in a couple of months.
The WHO has said it will include “gaming disorder” in a June update to its International Classification of Diseases (ICD), defining it as a pattern of behaviour “characterized by impaired control over gaming, increasing priority given to gaming over other activities to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other interests and daily activities, and continuation or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences.”
Do you ever feel like something is missing in your life? Why is it so hard to find our life purpose? There certainly is no short supply of problems in this world that need solving. Having a purpose makes it impossible to merely exist. When you have a definite reason for living, a “why” behind every action, passions and talents will drive you toward a happy, fulfilling destination.
Dr. Julie Gowthorpe, RSW speaks to living a life with purpose and having compassion. Sean Kelly, Orlena Cain and Alana Cameron LISTEN HERE
To many teenagers, lying seems to be the easy way to get out of trouble or to get to do some adventure that has been disallowed. Sometimes, it’s because they don’t want to upset their parents. But, there are other times when teens lie to create drama and unnecessary hardship on someone else.
Dr. Julie Gowthorpe, RSW and Det. Sgt. Jennifer Patton join Sean Kelly, Orlena Cain and Alana Cameron to offer help with teens who are lying and how to get to the truth.
A large amount of debt, a job loss or overtime reduction, medical bills, or simply being irresponsible with your spending could cause undue financial stress. We call each of these instances a financial crisis. Are you living outside your means? Existing on credit or spending when you should be saving? Dr. Julie Gowthorpe, RSW speaks with Sean Kelly, Orlena Cain and Alana Cameron and MIX NATION on what to do to ease financial stress and worry that could be taking a toll on you and your family.
Marriage can be a road filled with unexpected curves but navigating that road with a partner who has a mental illness can add a whole other dimension to the journey. The stress can impact a person emotionally, physically, financially and socially and ultimately compromise his or her own health.
Dr Julie Gowthorpe, RSW talks with Sean Kelly, Orlena Cain and Alana Cameron this morning on MIX – LISTEN
What else, after all, can you do when there’s a profoundly pessimistic (and self-sabotaging) voice inside your head that’s actively discouraging you from trying? Telling you that whatever you do, it won’t be good enough, ’cause you’re not good enough? In such instances, with such self–doubt and anxiety – Dr Julie Gowthorpe, RSW joins Sean Kelly and Orlena Cain on Mix97 this morning to offer some great advice in how to help conquer this .
Who hasn’t felt invisible at school, at work, or at some social gathering they’ve attended? And this feeling of isolation can be highly distressing and problematic — especially for children who are deliberately excluded from a particular group, teased or taunted, or maligned by malicious rumors.
Dr. Julie Gowthorpe, RSW joins Orlena Cain and Alana Cameron of the Mix 97 Morning Show to share some insight on this topic and suggestions for help.
If you or someone you know would like to contact Dr. Julie Gowthorpe – call (613) 962-1852
Speaking out is a difficult thing when a sexual assault happens to you. Here’s what we can do to help those who need a voice and encourage others to use theirs.
LISTEN TO THE TALK this morning HERE
Dr. Julie Gowthorpe, RSW speaks to Sean Kelly, Orlena Cain and Alana Cameron on Mix97
People visit my site for many reasons. Some are looking for parenting support; others are going through a challenging situation.
From personal challenges, traumatic events, recovering from abuse, issues in the couple relationship or marriage, to coping with the stressors of separation and divorce, men, women, adolescents and children have one common goal – to feel better.
My approach, along with my associates, is to empower you to get there. We start with where you’re at so that you can develop the insight, knowledge and healing necessary to go the distance.