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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

An 8-week course offered
September 18 - November 6, 2014

Taught by Lee Smith, Ph.D.

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Welcome to Telka · Smith Practice in Psychology

Telka · Smith is a multidisciplinary group practice comprised of psychologists and social workers based in Peterborough, Ontario. Our services are complemented by a network of associates across Ontario.

We offer a wide range of psychological and organizational services which include the following:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Organizational Consulting
  • Critical Incident Stress Assistance
  • Useful Workshops

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Article Series: This Being Human

Chronic Stress
- by Lee Smith, Ph.D.

We looked last time at our stress reactions in all their physical and mental glory as prehistoric systems that are on board in all animals, acquired through evolution, because they save lives.
I like to remind myself that we are all at the end of a very long family tree of survivors - if any of our remote relatives hadn't been able to survive, to then conceive and protect their children, we just wouldn't be here. Stress reactions, in part, got us here.
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