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How Tinder is Designed to Control Your Mind

How Tinder is Designed to Control Your Mind

Most are not aware that the popular dating app Tinder has been designed very intentionally to keep its users swiping. Taking advantage of powerful cognitive mechanisms, the app hooks it’s users, planting a seed in their mind that drives them to always come back...
Getting Help With Infidelity in Ottawa

Getting Help With Infidelity in Ottawa

If you’ve ever had a significant other cheat on you, you understand the hurricane of confusion and emotions that can result. We invest so much of our lives and identities into our relationships, and when we find out they are not what we thought they were, it can...
The Benefits Of Group Therapy For Ottawa Sex Addiction

The Benefits Of Group Therapy For Ottawa Sex Addiction

So many sex addicts, wrapped up in feelings of shame, isolate their nature from others. They make their problems unknown to the world, and thus unknown to eachother. Sexual addictions are considerably more common than most would believe, but because they are hidden...
Which Type Of Ottawa Therapy Is Best For You?

Which Type Of Ottawa Therapy Is Best For You?

Individual therapy, group therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychoanalytic therapy; there are so many variants and sub-variants of therapy that finding the one that is right for you can be a daunting and intimidating process. Leave choosing the best one for you...
Getting Help For A Pornography Addiction in Ottawa

Getting Help For A Pornography Addiction in Ottawa

An addiction to pornography is a particularly insidious form of sexual addiction. Because it takes place alone and behind closed doors, its a comparatively easy problem to hide. Coming forward about a pornography problem, especially a stranger, is a difficult step...

Helping Sex Addicted Loved Ones

When someone you know is struggling with Sex Addiction, or any addiction for that matter, they’re likely very accomplished at hiding their problem. They could be months or years deep into their addiction and have it so incorporated into their daily life that they...

Ashley Madison

For Immediate Release Contact:         Michael Browning, M.Div, MA, CCC, CSAT 613-736-7217 *Dealing with the Ashley Madison Aftermath:* *Help, Healing and Hope* Carefree, AZ (September 3, 2015) – Ashley Madison’s very public data breach has turned many people’s lives...

The Importance Of Accountability

Recovery requires a team effort! It cannot be done by one’s own volition alone. If it could then the person would not have been coming to therapy as they would have solved it on their own. Had that been the case then it was likely not an addiction or compulsion...

12 Step Groups

At Whitestone Clinic we encourage clients to participate in TWELVE STEP groups. We consider our therapy approach as 12 step compatible. In anonymous 12 step groups like the original Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), or similar ones like Narcotics Anonymous (NA), CoDependents...