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Losing Oneself in Brain Injury and a Life beyond Depression

Losing Oneself in Brain Injury and a Life beyond Depression

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Over the last few years, I have been writing and presenting on the topic of Loss of Self. My awareness of the role of loss has grown from my work with people living with brain injury and the depression which many of them experience and the long term outcome studies we are operating where loss […]

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Mindfully Falling Down the Rabbit Hole of Caregiving

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Written by Melissa Felteau, MAdEd Like so many others who have had the experience of a brain injury, we have been the recipients of a great deal of compassion and love – especially from our parents, who helped us face the daunting challenges to recovery.  So what happens when the roles are reversed as our […]

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Melissa Felteau Shares Her Journey with NeuroNotes

Melissa Felteau Shares Her Journey with NeuroNotes

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When you first meet Melissa Felteau you will encounter a ball of positive energy packed into her diminutive frame. She wasn’t exuding positive energy when I first met her and her father at a brain injury conference almost 25 years ago in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. In fact, she was devastated by the aftermath of […]

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Flipping the Switch for a Good Night’s Sleep

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Written by: Melissa Felteau, MAdEd, Lead Meditation Therapist, Rehab Research Group, Lakehead University The media might have a love affair with reporting on the benefits of mindfulness interventions improving lives.  But recent research on meditation and emotional regulation may help us to understand what keeps us up worrying at night.  A 2012 study, “The Mindful Brain […]

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Throwing the switch in our brains with mindfulness: Melissa Felteau Contributes to NeuroNotes

Throwing the switch in our brains with mindfulness: Melissa Felteau Contributes to NeuroNotes

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Melissa Felteau is a researcher, teacher and practitioner of mindfulness. I have had the privilege of working with her on the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation funded research project in mindfulness to treat depression following brain injury and I look forward to our joint presentation this coming week at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine , ACRM, […]

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