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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Amy Frank: Drawing

Amy Frank is a Canadian born artist who was diagnosed with Biploar Disorder in 2008 after struggling with depression, psychosis and substance abuse. Amy was encouraged into art school at a very young age and began to excel in her drawings by her early teens. In 2011 Amy launched the website, a collection of her personal art and creative writing. The website also shares the story of Amy’s journey with substance abuse and bipolar disorder. Currently in 2012 Amy is clean, sober and stable. She works as a professional artist out of her home town, Victoria, British Colombia, Canada. Continue reading

City Mouse and Country Mouse: Slowing Down a Bipolar Life

Over these past three weeks, I’ve managed to get out of the city for three interrupted vacations. Why they were interrupted is kind of a long story, but the experience of popping out of and back into the city really gave me the chance to see the contrast between my life in the city and the way that I could live if I really put my mind to it. Since my vacations have kept me away from the site for a while, I thought I’d at least take the opportunity to share what I’d learned in the last few weeks. Continue reading

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Daniel Bader, Ph.D., RSW, CCC
Daniel Bader, Ph.D., RSW, CCC is a Registered Social Worker and Canadian Certified Counsellor with a private practice operating out of Kitchener, Ontario. He provides in-person counselling in Kitchener and email, video or telephone counselling within Canada.

To find out more, please visit the website for his private practice, Bader Mediation & Counselling Services.