6 Ways You Can Help Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

6 Ways You Can Help Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem DR. ESTER COLE, PSYCHOLOGY FOUNDATION OF CANADA There are children who have high self-esteem and have learned to trust their talents and skills. However, some children and adolescents struggle with academic and social situations and tend to underestimate their gains. For them, building positive self-esteem is a…

Strategies For Parenting Kids Who Have Anxiety

Strategies For Parenting Kids Who Have Anxiety BY DR. ROBIN ALTER, PSYCHOLOGY FOUNDATION OF CANADA   There is no doubt the Age of Anxiety is more upon us than it was when W.H. Auden wrote his famous poem more than 70 years ago. If Auden were alive today, the title of his work might be Age of Panic. Every…

Community Inclusion Project

Community Inclusion Project Did you know that three quarters of children and youth say they have been bullied, teased, or felt left out? Bullying often begins between the ages of 4 to 11 years, and if not prevented, continues into adulthood. Bullying is a community-wide problem occurring throughout Renfrew County – at home, in school,…