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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Upcoming courses offered
February 19 - April 9, 2015
April 30 - June 18, 2015

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

For more information, call (705) 742-3120 or contact us by e-mail:
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Article Series: This Being Human

What Causes Depression and Anxiety?
- by Lee Smith, Ph.D.

What causes depression and anxiety? Many notions have seeped into our collective understanding about how we come to be depressed or anxious. The most common and deceptively simple idea is that these problems result from a chemical imbalance in the brain. Big Pharma promotes this idea so that we might flock to their products to gain relief from our misery, which we often do.
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