Psychobiotic Revolution

    Scientists can now discern which strains of the bacteria in our guts affect our moods.  90% of what we carry around with us in our intestines and stomach are microbes, many good, many debilitating.   Ideally, the “good” should outweigh (literally) the “bad”.   In the coming months and years it will be fascinating to keep up with…

You’ll never know until you crack it open

  Aren’t these eggs beautiful?  They came from Mary and Sam’s chickens near Tweed, Ontario.  Here I am about to make an omelette.  I see these eggs as a metaphor to how I work with individuals, couples, and families in my psychotherapy practice in Toronto.  There’s something familiar about each person and each situation but every one is different and unique…

ADHD – another perspective

Richard Saul is a behavioral neurologist who has offered second opinions to hard-to-treat patients, many of them children, for more than 30 years. Not once has he confirmed an initial diagnosis of ADHD. Using detailed case histories, Saul argues that conditions that present as ADHD are most likely the result of vision, sleep, or mood…