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Mental Health:

BounceBack * 1-866-345-0224 *

Helps adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos 

Crisis Services Canada * 1-833-456-4566 24/7, or text CSPS at 45645 * 4PM – 12AM EST 

Offers online resources for those with anxiety/stress issues related to COVID-19 * Online and text chat * text 778 783 0177 or chat on website at * 9pm - 3 am EST 


Kids Help Phone * 1-800-668-6868, chat live with a counsellor , or text CONNECT to 686868 * 24/7 

Online resources and some directly for COVID-19 


Good2Talk * for post-secondary students. Call 1-866-925-5454 * Text GOOD2TALKON to 686868 * 

Abused Women/Children/Seniors Support:

Assaulted Women’s Helpline 

GTA: 416-863-0511 * TOLL-FREE: 1-866-863-0511 * #SAFE (#7233) on your Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus Mobile * 24/7 

Fem’aide * 1-877-336-2433 * for francophone women * 24/7 

Senior Safety Line * TOLL-FREE: 1-866-299-1011 * 24/7 

Luke's Place * Toll Free: 1.866.516.3116 *

Children’s Aid Society * To report suspected abuse call the CAS in your area * use the locator found at: 

Collaborative Family Law Process: 

What is Collaborative Law?

Ontario Association of Collaborative Professionals (OACP):

Durham Region Collaborative Practice (DRCP):

Relationships/Codependency/Separation & Divorce Books:


Video: Covid-19, Divorce, and Remote Collaborative Practice Meetings - Is this the new normal?:

Pod cast:

Hendrix, H., & Hunt, H. (2019). Getting the love you want: A guide for couples. New York: St. Martins Griffin.

Hendrix, H., & Hunt, H. (2004). Receiving Love: Transform Your Relationship by Letting Yourself be Loved. New York, NY: Atria Books.

Lundy, B. (2003)Why Does He Do That: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men. Berkley. 

Beattie, M. (1992). Codependent No More ; &, Beyond codependency. New York, NY: MJF.

Fisher, B., Alberti, R. (2016). Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends 4th Edition. Oakland, CA: Impact Publishers Inc. 

Woodward Thomas, K. (2015). conscious uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Ever After. New York, NY: Harmony Books. 

Physical/Emotional Health:

Book: Hay, Louise. L. (2017). You can heal your life. Sydney: Hay House.

Book: Maté, Gabor. When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress. Toronto: A.A. Knopf Canada, 2003.

Book: Maté, Gabor. Scattered Minds: The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder. Vintage Canada. 2000

Mindful Living Practice/Meditation:

Living Mindfully:

Book: Ruiz, M., Mills, J., & Ruiz, M. (2008). The four agreements. Thorndike, Me.: Center Point Pub.

Getting Grounded:

5 Senses:


10 Grounding Techniques:


How to Meditate:

Sarovara Yoga (Ally Boothroyd):

Tara Brach:


Jack Kornfield:

Sarah Marlow teaching mindfulness eating for children:

Free Meditation Apps:

Insight Timer:

Parenting/Parent during Separation & Divorce

Book: Coloroso, B. (1970, January 01). Kids Are Worth It: Raising Resilient, Responsible, Compassionate Kids.

Free Audible Children's Books:

Keeping Kids Safe On-line:

Book: Parenting Apart: How Separated and Divorced Parents Can Raise Happy and Secure Kids by Christina McGhee

Blog: "I Don't Want To"

Parenting Plan Guide:

How children react at different ages and stages (Divorce support):


Brown, Brene. (2010). the gifts of imperfection: letting go of who you think you're supposed to be and embrace who you are. 

Brown, B. (2012). Daring greatly: how the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent, and lead. New York: Gotham Books. 

Brown, B. (2015). Rising strong (Unabridged.). New York: Random House Audio.

Brown, B. (2008). I thought it was just me (but it isn't): Telling the truth about perfectionism, inadequacy, and power. New York: Gotham Books.

Brown, B. (2017). Braving the wilderness: The quest for true belonging and the courage to stand alone. New York: Random House.

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