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2019 Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Interview with Amy Rubin and Christina Gentile

The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association is a national bilingual association of professionally trained counsellors. CCPA’s members work in diverse fields of education, employment and career development, social work, business, industry, mental health, public service agencies, government and private practice. The 2019 conference was jointly presented with the Int’l Association for Counselling. It was held May [...]

2019 Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Interview with Stel Raven

The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association is a national bilingual association of professionally trained counsellors. CCPA’s members work in diverse fields of education, employment and career development, social work, business, industry, mental health, public service agencies, government and private practice. The 2019 conference was jointly presented with the Int’l Association for Counselling. It was held May [...]

2019 Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Interview with Amy Rubin and Christina Gentile

Amy Rubin is a yoga therapist (C-IAYT) and has worked with hundreds of clients suffering from anxiety, depression, addiction, and chronic pain. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Counselling. Her session was, Yoga Therapy: Basic Frameworks and Therapeutic Techniques for Counsellors and other Professionals. Christina Gentile holds a M.A. (Counselling Psychology) from the University [...]

2019 Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Interview with Rebecca Hudson Breen and Breanna Lawrence

Rebecca Hudson Breen is an Assistant Professor in Counselling Psychology at the University of Alberta. She is the current President of the Career Counsellor's Chapter of CCPA. Breanna Lawrence is an Assistant Professor in the graduate counselling program at Brandon University. She has worked with children and their families for 10 years in educational and [...]

2019 Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Interview with Stel Raven

Working through trauma is always challenging but seeking help as a queer, Indigenous person is often so complex that many people don’t reach out. Stel Raven deconstructs the Western view of gender and weaves in elements of minority stress theory. Stel’s keynote was called Queering and Decolonizing Trauma Work: A Path for Two-Spirit Wellness. Stel [...]

Mental Health and Self-Care in the Workplace

How safe is your workplace from a psychological health perspective? What can you do as an employee and employer to mitigate psychological health risks in the workplace? Half a million Canadians are off work each week due to mental illness. One in five Canadians experience a mental health problem each year. With figures like these, [...]

Opening Up a World of Career Opportunities & Lifetime Experiences

Seeing the need for post-secondary graduates to really understand and grasp opportunities Alex McKee founded Millennial Xchange. Not limiting itself as a mentor program, but a career launch pad where ambitious creative minds can connect with professionals from all walks of life. Also joining the conversation, starting at 12:55, are Diane Latta, a mentor with [...]

Pursuing a Career in Sales – Three Interviews from the Great Canadian Sales Competition

Sheila Cassidy leads the Great Canadian Sales Competition, one of Canada's biggest student competitions. Her team, including 150 student Ambassadors coast to coast, promotes sales as a career and a valuable skill-set to students across Canada. A trailblazer and Chief Revenue Officer at Ceridian, Larry Dunivan was instrumental in moving Ceridian to a cloud-based company. [...]

The emerging field & importance of cyber security – Interview with cyber security expert and Xahive co-founder Sem Ponnambalam

With the growing threats to personal and government data security what are we supposed to do to protect against cyber attacks? And with the growing threats come career opportunities: information security was among the top 10 jobs for 2016. Today we are joined by cyber security expert Sem Ponnambalam about some interesting career opportunities. Learn [...]

Don’t Make Any Assumptions: Inside U of T Mississauga’s Career Centre

“Don’t make any assumptions,” said self-confessed career geek, Felicity Morgan, “about what you think about any career area.” Felicity is director of the career center at the University of Toronto at Mississauga. The UTM career centre serves over 13,000 students, with 15 staff. When we make assumptions we risk “not seeing our own biases and [...]

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