5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mood

September 15, 2016

You may be having a rough day due to some gloomy weather or disappointing news. Or, it may be because of a disagreement you had with a family member, friend or colleague. Whatever the reason is, here are five ways to brighten your day that do not require too much effort. Improving Mood Give something […]


Return to Work After Maternity Leave

June 10, 2016

I returned to work 10 months after my son was born.  I was anxious about the transition and sad that the intimate time of exclusively caring for my baby was coming to an end.  But I was also excited to regain a large part of my identity and I looked forward to some independence during […]


Program News

Report – International Conference on Physician Health

October 14, 2016

by Anne Flinlayson I was lucky to have the opportunity to attend the International Conference on Physician Health(ICPH) in Boston this September.  The theme of the conference was Increasing Joy in Medicine. The professional medical associations of Canada, America, and Britain collaborated to provide sessions showcasing research and programs related to increasing resiliency, job-satisfaction, and […]

Doctors Manitoba Physician Wellness Day

June 7, 2016

The first Doctors Manitoba Physician Wellness Day was held April 29, 2016 at FortWhyte Alive’s picturesque Siobhan Richardson Field Station. This was the first full day event concentrating on physician health and wellness that the Doctors Manitoba Health and Wellness committee planned since being created in 2013.  The event included 6 speakers and 38 participants. […]

Upcoming Events

Manitoba Psychological Society – Fall Workshop ’16

October 14, 2016
Event Begins: Friday, Nov 4th, 2016

The Manitoba Psychological Association presents Innovative CBT for Difficult Anxiety Disorders on Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport – Polo Park. Learning Objectives: Workshop participants will learn to (a) address poor treatment response in order to prevent discontinuation, (b) incorporate resistance issues into case formulation and goal setting, (c) tailor psychoeducation […]

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Physician Leadership Institute: Conflict Management and Negotiation

June 6, 2016
Event Begins: Saturday, Nov 26th, 2016

DESCRIPTION: Learn strategies to manage conflict within organziations, including the use of facilitiation and resolution processes. In this course, you will learn how to avoid the difficulties that conflict can create for relationships, and how the effective mangement of conflict can enhance the creativity and innovation. Through a facilitated negotiation exercise, you will develop an […]