I spoke with CBC Radio West's Sarah Penton about the challenges of dating during the Covid-19 pandemic. We discussed the pros and cons of online dating, dealing with loneliness, and the potential positives of dating at a distance.
Today, I spoke to CBC Radio West's Sarah Penton about the mental health concerns of our front-line and essential workers during the Covid-19 pandemic. We also discussed the devastating events in Nova Scotia and the stress on our first responders.
Recently, I spoke with CBC Radio West's Sarah Penton about how couples are coping with being isolated together during the Covid-19 pandemic. We discussed finding your own space, managing expectations, and communication.
"It's certainly an unprecedented time," said Keating, who has a practice here in Kelowna. "I think most of us will be feeling a healthy level of anxiety right now and that's understandable."
But for some people, it can become a serious problem. "If you have a pre-existing mental health condition, so you've dealt with anxiety before or a mood disorder or something like that," she noted. So the question is, at what point does that anx...
The last two summers have broken records for wildfires in B.C. Hundreds have been evacuated and many have had to start over. Clinical psychologist Kathy Keating sat down with Sarah Penton, host of CBC's Radio West, to talk about how people recover from losing everything they own to flames.
How do people recover from losing their home in a wildfire?
There's often times a twofold process. So one, is the immedia...
Recovery is a four-part series that explores the aftermath of B.C.'s devastating wildfires and the effect they've had on people who've lost their homes over the past four decades. In Part 4, I sat down with host Sarah Penton to discuss the impact of wildfires on mental health. Here is the link:
Today, I was invited to be a guest speaker at the Occupational Awareness Training Program for Therapists. This program strives to educate clinicians and therapists on important aspects of working with the first responder population. I had a really great time and enjoyed the thoughtful and engaging discussions throughout the day. For anyone interested, the title of my lecture was Working with First Responders: What Therapists N...