HalifaxToday.ca – Psychologist wants to see children back in the classroom this fall

A child psychologist in Dartmouth says the combination of social isolation, and a lack of control caused by the pandemic has been damaging to children’s mental health. Dr. Kiran Pure says she would like to see students return to school … Continue reading

Psychologist warns of mental health costs of keeping kids out of school

Click here to read the full article As the province decides on a back-to-school plan for the fall, health experts are warning of the mental health risks of keeping kids out of the classroom. Without the routine and social connection that … Continue reading

COVID-19

Dear Families and Colleagues, We continue to provide access to psychological services for your child and/or family, and we are fully available to provide telehealth appointments by secure online (video) or phone. We are accepting new referrals at this time. … Continue reading

Let’s talk about Covid-19

Let’s talk about… a brochure prepared for you by Dr. Kiran Pure and Drew Amyot DOWNLOAD PDF

Fact Sheet from Canadian Psychology Association (CPA)

Hi Everyone… I hope all of you are doing well and coping. Thinking of you always! love Dr. Pure Here is a link to a fact sheet produced by our national organization called the Canadian Psychology Association (CPA) that I … Continue reading

Kids and parents are reaching out for help during COVID-19 crisis

Dr. Pure thanks Suzanne Rent from the Halifax Examiner for the opportunity to talk about children and families in the face of COVID19. Read the complete article here. Views 1. There’s help for kids and parents struggling during COVID-19 The … Continue reading

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COVID-19 up-date from Dr. Pure. We’re all on this together.

Dear Families, Thank you for all your efforts in helping keep our community safe during this time. We are very appreciative of how much effort and energy it takes on the part of all family members to stay home, keep … Continue reading

Happy Wednesday everyone!

As promised yesterday, I am writing to give you another IDEA. An idea that helps make your worries shrink! So, here it is: Idea 3. When we become nervous, our body gets ready for some form of physical action, often … Continue reading

Dear Kiki…A letter from My Alice

Hi everyone! Wishing everyone a peaceful day!!! I want to share something with you…. A few days ago, my very good friend Alice (I call her My Alice) wrote this letter to me. I asked her if I could share … Continue reading