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Blog of Gary J. Meiers, Ph.D., JoAnn Hammond-Meiers, Ph.D., and Associates Ltd.

We pride ourselves on keeping our patients up to date on the latest information available. Please be sure to check back frequently, as we will be posting more blogs!

  • 28/09/2017
    Signs It's Time to See a Marriage Counsellor

    Marriage counselling can be an important component of keeping a marriage happy and healthy. It doesn't matter whether you and your spouse are newlyweds or you've been married for decades - couples can need a little extra help sorting things out at any stage in their relationship.

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  • 18/08/2017
    Why We Need Mental Health Awareness

    Mental health is an absolutely vital component of overall health and well-being. Unfortunately, we've still got quite a ways to go when it comes to mental health awareness. At Gary J. Meiers, Ph.D., JoAnn Hammond-Meiers, Ph.D.

    and Associates Ltd., our registered psychologists help people in Edmonton with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other mental health disorders. We've seen firsthand how important mental health awareness is.

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  • trauma and anxiety in Edmonton, Alberta
    04/04/2017
    Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects people from all walks of life, and can greatly inhibit the enjoyment and fulfillness they find in their lives. The Registered Psychologists at Gary J. Meiers, Ph.D., JoAnn Hammond-Meiers, Ph.D. and Associates Ltd. treat trauma and anxiety in Edmonton, including PTSD, and our clients have benefited greatly from seeking to understand and find help for their condition. If you worry that you might have PTSD, then it's important to take note of your symptoms and seek out professional treatment.


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  • Mental health awareness in Edmonton Alberta
    13/01/2017
    Your Professionals for Mental Health and Depression in Edmonton

    There was a lot of discussion around mental health in 2016, culminating with the loss of a champion advocate for mental health awareness when Carrie Fisher died on December 27. Raising awareness is no easy task; it takes years of momentum from grassroots groups to catch the eye of media, business, service organizations, and government. It’s hard work, but the power to reach and teach the public is well worth it for both advocates and those living with a mental health concern.


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  • 16/11/2016
    Taking Control of Your Anxiety

    Anxiety is a perfectly normal reaction to a variety of life's circumstances. Anxiety disorders, however, are characterized by heightened and prolonged states of anxiety, sometimes with no external cause and with no warning. At Gary J. Meiers, Ph.D., JoAnn Hammond-Meiers, Ph.D. and Associates Ltd., a team of registered psychologists in Edmonton, we recognize the effects that anxiety can have on a sufferer's day-to-day life.


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  • 16/11/2016
    Depression: Who Does It Affect?

    Depression can affect anybody in Edmonton; young or old, rich or poor, man or woman. In fact, about one in eight Canadians will be affected by major or clinical depression (diagnosed by a professional) in their lifetime. However, many people never seek treatment for their depression fearing that they will be seen as weak or they are embarrassed to admit there is a problem.


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