Larry Borins

Larry Borins, Toronto Psychotherapist.

Do you want to move beyond your fears, bad habits and past negative experiences? Not sure where to begin? Every day I help individuals, couples, and families work towards their personal goals and build strong bonds in their most important relationships. This may involve reducing stressful emotions like depression and anxiety or perhaps resolving arguments that have left you feeling lonely and isolated. Counselling is effective and can help you discover new possibilities for yourself and your future.`

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Emotionally Intelligent Marriages

What can make a marriage work is surprisingly simple says relationship expert John Gottman. Happily married couples aren’t smarter, richer, or more psychologically astute than others. But in their day to day lives, they have hit upon a dynamic that keeps their negative thoughts and feelings about each other (which all couples have) from overwhelming…Read more

Relationships are hard, but why?

The statistics on divorce rate is alarming and says something about how challenging it is to be in a long term committed relationship. “There is actually nothing more difficult than on the planet than another person” says psychologist Dr. Stan Tatkin. In this short video entitled Relationships are hard, but why? he suggests that its not because of sex, money…Read more

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Recent Journal Entries

Many Bad Feelings Come From Illogical Thoughts

When you feel upset, the thoughts that make you feel bad are often illogical and distorted, even though these thoughts may seem as real as the skin on your hand!! In other words, when you feel lousy, you are nearly always fooling yourself about something, even though you aren’t aware of this. It’s as if…Read more

By larry in , , , , , on March 20, 2018

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Over the course of time, many couples need assistance, guidance and sometimes therapy to help their marriage and relationships overcome problems and thrive towards success. Having a successful marriage is one of life’s greatest pleasures and yet nearly 50% of marriages end in divorce. The statistics on divorce rate is alarming and says something about…Read more

By larry in , , , , , on March 8, 2018

Happy Social Work Week 2018

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS LAUNCHES AWARENESS EFFORT AMID GROWING MENTAL HEALTH, SOCIAL ISSUES & HEALTH COST CONCERNS Today signals the start Social Work Week in the province (March 5-11).  It also marks a new chapter for the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW), representing 5,300+ social workers in the province, as they highlight the positive findings from a recent pilot…Read more

By larry in , , , , , , , , , , , on March 5, 2018

Hold Me Tight – Relationships

“Romantic love is all about attachment and emotional bonding. It is all about our wired-in need to have someone to depend on, a loved one who can offer reliable emotional connection and comfort. Love is not the icing on the cake of life. It is a basic primary need, like oxygen or water. Once we…Read more

By larry in , , , , , , , , , , , on April 8, 2017

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