My Partner’s Depressed: What Can I Do to Help?


Reader’s Digest, Best Health – Elizabeth Wiener and Lisa Brookman The clinical psychologist says… In my practice, I work with people who struggle with depression. It’s not unusual for clients to feel apprehensive about beginning therapy, which is a reasonable…

#RaiseYourWiseHand: Destigmatizing Mental Illness


Wise Women Canada was started by psychotherapist Lisa Brookman and educator Elizabeth Wiener. It focuses on women’s issues – particularly women’s mental health. They are currently promoting the movement #RaiseYourWiseHand around World Mental Health day on October 10th. By using the hashtag, they’re hoping we can…

Friends launch Montreal women’s blog site


Canadian Jewish News – By David Lazarus MONTREAL — Lisa Brookman and Elizabeth Wiener have been best friends since their teenage years. But neither West Islander would have imagined that, a free women’s blog site they launched last Labour…