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  • Crisis Response
    January 29, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Crisis Response

    When I was a child my grandmother would only call us on Sundays because that is when long distance rates were lowest.  My other grandparents had an old phone on the wall that required an operator to make connections.   Things...

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  • The Power of Words - Unforgettable
    May 4, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Power of Words - Unforgettable

    We laughed about how it sounded like the beginning of a bad joke. A psychologist, therapist and suicide prevention educator headed to Nanaimo for a mental health break. But it was true! Two of my friends and I decided that...

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  • Joint Custody with a Jerk
    March 13, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Joint Custody with a Jerk

    "Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex" was written in 1996 but offers advice that is timeless. Julie A. Ross is a therapist who has teamed with freelance writer Judy Corcoran to identify the problems...

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  • The Psychology of Technology
    August 17, 2006 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Psychology of Technology

    I'm glad we don't have "party lines" in the telephone system anymore. Some of you might remember the protocol of waiting until your rural neighbour had talked for 30 minutes before you interrupted to ask if you could make a...

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