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Dr. Sherry Van Blyderveen

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Clinical & Counselling Psychologist Dr. Van Blyderveen provides services for children, youth, adults, couples and families. Her main interests include the use of Emotion Focused Therapy for couples and families, the treatment of eating disorders, and the use of Cognitive Processing Therapy for posttraumatic stress. Dr. Van Blyderveen received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Simon Fraser University. She is an Assistant Professor (part-time) in the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University. Her previous experiences include a variety of hospital, community mental health, private practice and correctional settings, including over seven years with the Pediatric Eating Disorders Program at McMaster Children’s Hospital. Web: http://newleafpsychology.ca
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Dr. Sherry Van Blyderveen

STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT YOUR CHILD TO DEVELOP GRIT: PART 2

Grit is the passion and perseverance to strive for long-term goals, despite discomfort. This includes working hard, enduring struggles, and trying again...

STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT Your Child to Develop Grit: Part 1

Grit is the passion and perseverance to strive for long-term goals despite discomfort. This includes working hard, enduring struggles, and trying again...

FORGETFUL, DISORGANIZED, OVERWHELMED, AND LATE? Bolster Your Child’s Executive Functions

Executive functioning skills are those that help us get tasks done. When faced with a decision, problem, or task it is necessary...

STRATEGIES FOR Tackling Procrastination

Procrastination is the tendency to delay or hesitate to act on something. All of us procrastinate from time to time, but some of us do so more than others. If you want to reduce your tendency to procrastinate, start by reflecting on why you procrastinate.

TEACHING YOUR CHILD how to resolve conflict

Especially between loved ones, conflict can be emotionally distressing. It is not uncommon for adults to find it difficult to manage conflict when emotions are high, and as a parent you may find the task of teaching your child conflict management daunting.

How to Talk to Your Child about Death and Dying

Calming your child who is coming to understand death and dying can be a futile task; below are a few things to be mindful of at such times.