Jennifer Pinto | Trauma Therapist in Toronto

How To Cope With Infant Loss?

Losing an infant is an unimaginable tragedy. At times, you won’t believe that it is your reality. You may feel so many emotions at once that it becomes overwhelming and your mind shuts down. There’s no right way to grieve your loss because it looks different for each person. Having said that, we’ve compiled a...

How To Break Free From A Trauma Bond?

Imagine you have a friend who sometimes treats you really well, but other times, they might hurt you, either with words or actions. Despite the hurt they cause, you might find yourself feeling a strong attachment to them. This attachment happens because, during the good times, your brain releases chemicals like dopamine, which make you...

What is EMDR and How Does It Work?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing or EMDR is a type of evidence-based psychotherapy technique developed around 25 years ago (in 1987) to help patients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Today, it has diversified into helping patients with trauma related to eating disorders, substance abuse, complex grief, and dissociative disorders.  In recent years, EMDR has...

What’s The Difference – Psychotherapist vs Psychologist vs Psychiatrist

Life presents an intricate mix of experiences – from childhood trauma to the challenges of relationships and the need for personal growth. In this ever-changing journey, mental health professionals stand as your guiding light. All three – psychotherapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists have distinct roles and contributions when guiding your mental health journey. Let’s explore the...