Internet use can stimulate the production of dopamine and endorphins. It is capable of providing a high, just like alcohol or cigarettes, and breaking a bad Internet habit can be just as difficult. And no matter what site is being overused, we see similar addictive behaviour patterns leading to real-world dysfunctions in all overuse scenarios.
Group Co-Leader and Associate Therapist, The Internet Group
Nicole brings ten years of mental health and education-related behavioral coaching experience, including service tenures as a social service agency youth worker for troubled youth, behavioral-remedial coach for youth, young adults, and seniors struggling with various mental health disorders and cognitive deficits. Believing in the capacity of all individuals to thrive in supportive environments Nicole employs her client-centered approach to motivate young-adults and senior-age clients alike, helping them to overcome challenges that inhibit their personal fulfillment. Nicole is a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) and is also an affiliate member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).
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