Leo needs some extra care… can you help?

This is Leo, a geriatric dog. What an amazingly loving dog. He was found wandering in a rural area and was malnourished and in bad shape. He visited my clinic today with his new foster family. He is just beautiful! … Continue reading

Concurrent and Subsequent Associations Between Daily Digital Technology Use and High-Risk Adolescents’ Mental Health Symptoms

Adolescents are spending an unprecedented amount of time using digital technologies (especially mobile technologies), and there are concerns that adolescents’ constant connectivity is associated with poor mental health, particularly among at-risk adolescents. Participants included 151 adolescents at risk for mental … Continue reading

Danielle Robitaille Art – INVISIBLE

Danielle is a wonderful young woman who will be presenting her Art called INVISIBLE – Portrayals of Chronic Pain and Invisible Illness, on May 31st at 12:00 – 4:00 pm at the Pain Management Services QEII. She is a example … Continue reading

CBC Radio One Information Morning NS Interview with Dr. Pure

“13 Reasons Why” has started a conversation about our youth that is very difficult. However, the conversation is prudent. – Dr. Pure “Child psychologist Kiran Pure says scores of her teen clients have watched the show and tell her it has … Continue reading

“The Power of Your Voice” Presentation

On April 24th, 2017 Dr. Pure, Laura Dakin-Clark, and Kathleen Smith had the privilege to present to a girl guides group at Saint Paul’s United Church in Sambro. We presented “The Power of Your Voice.” The goal of the presentation was … Continue reading

New brochures related to paediatric psychology

This past summer, Dr. Pure spent a lot of time working on a project. With the help of Zoe Duranceau, psychology assistant at the clinic, Dr. Pure prepared a number of brochures related to paediatric psychology. So far, we have … Continue reading

Happy Pride Week Halifax

This is the first year our clinic had flown the Pride flag for Halifax Pride week and as you can see, we also painted a Pride flag on the crosswalk just outside our door. It has been a great experience … Continue reading

Remembrance Day

For Remembrance Day, Rowan drew this picture of a Poppy in my clinic, and Kristen brought in this poem she wrote to show me. Thank you for letting me share this with everyone as we all take a moment of … Continue reading

HEADSTART… Going the distance for learning disabilities!

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month. It is a time when people pay special attention to children and adults with learning disabilities. On October 25th at 1pm, CHURCHILL ACADEMY school in Dartmouth along with the LEARNING CENTRE FOR CHILDREN and … Continue reading

The WAVE

As our children head into another academic year this week, there are a lot of things to think about.  Much of the academic year can bring about wonderful learning and social experiences.  Teachers can provide a big source of support … Continue reading