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Utilizing Expressive and Narrative Enhancement Therapies with Adolescent Populations: A Personal and Theoretical Exploration of Restorying Self-Narratives After Internalizing Stigmas
Many individuals internalize stigmas associated with mental illness diagnoses. This phenomenon, also called self-stigma, may encourage the development of negative self-appraisals, which, in turn, may contribute to the loss ...
Opportunities for Solidarity with the Criminal Justice System Against Intimate Partner Violence; Why we Need to and How We Can
This thesis attempts to understand where the opportunities are for solidarity with the criminal justice system in an attempt to uphold the resistance of women experiencing intimate partner violence in Canada. As a country ...
Asking For It: The Sexualized Violence of Jian Ghomeshi as Depicted by Four Traditional Journalistic Media Sources
When the scandal surrounding ex-CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi first broke in the fall of 2014, the subsequent outpouring of public opinion, and the ongoing tension between victim sympathy and legal due process as captured ...
Interpersonal Trauma: Vicarious Trauma and Protective Measures
The impact of interpersonal trauma can be devastating for survivors. Survivors who have directly experienced violence perpetrated against them may seek therapy for assistance with a wide range of negative consequences, ...
Exercise, Nutrition and Mental Health
This manuscript thesis aims to explore how integrating therapeutic lifestyle changes including exercise and nutrition, could have a positive effect on improving mental health and well being. Throughout this body of work, ...
Dance as a Form of Grief Resolution
The focus of this thesis is to introduce you, my readers, to my beliefs about dance in general, as well as to the healing aspects of dance during the grieving process.
Psychological Resilience: The Differences that Make a Difference in Adult Resilience
Trauma, loss, and adverse experiences are events that can have profoundly negative impacts on an individual, social, and economic scale. However, these events occur for most people at some point within the human experience ...
Investigating Burnout: A Comprehensive Literature Review & Case Study Analysis
Professional burnout is a prevalent phenomenon among human service workers, especially for those working in public sector mental health. It is not only economically costly with high job turnover rates and absenteeism, but ...
The Phenomenon of Loneliness
In this thesis, the phenomenon of loneliness is explored in depth. Loneliness is pervasive and leads to physical health as well as mental health problems. As such, loneliness is an important topic for study as more research ...
Understanding Resilience: Uncovering The Common Themes
Research on resilience focuses on children and adolescents, with little attention paid to adults. The intention of this study is to broaden knowledge of resilience in adults, especially those in recovery from drugs and/or ...