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Is Your Weight Your Whole World?

By |2019-11-07T12:49:45+08:00November 7th, 2019|Anxiety, CBT, Eating Disorders, Exposure Therapy, Mindfulness, Self-esteem, Uncategorized|

Have you wondered if you (or someone you care about) are at risk of developing an eating disorder? Many people with eating disorders look healthy, yet their relationship to food and body image can be unhealthy. Seven facts about eating disorders: Are serious biologically influenced illnesses that affect people of all genders, ages, body shapes [...]

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Managing the Behaviour of my Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

By |2019-10-30T09:49:42+08:00October 30th, 2019|Autism Spectrum Disorder, Children, Interpersonal Therapy, Men, Parents, Positive Psychology, Women, Young Adults|

How can a psychologist help? Raising children is not an easy feat. One minute you will all be playing a fun family game of monopoly, and the next minute your children are leaning across the table pulling each other’s hair out, and you’re wondering who will be left with more hair on their head – [...]

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How To: Overcome a Fear of Flying

By |2019-09-25T14:19:20+08:00October 2nd, 2019|Anxiety, CBT, Children, EMDR, Exposure Therapy, Hypnosis, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Stress, Uncategorized, Women, Young Adults|

Many fears that we experience are natural and adaptive, and built in, in order to protect us. We all know that unlike birds, we weren’t naturally born to fly. Fears are a warning signal and can be useful when they give us pause to consider and protect us from accidents or danger. Our distant ancestors [...]

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How Food Processing Affects Your Food

By |2019-09-18T11:23:09+08:00September 18th, 2019|Men, Uncategorized, Women, Young Adults|

Food processing has been around since the beginning of time, to allow us to keep food for longer periods, enjoy on the run (in packets) and to be able to enjoy foods out of their natural country of origin or season. How do these apple options measure up? 1 Apple (64g) - 396kJ (95cal), 20g [...]

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How To: Manage Feeling Intense Emotion

By |2019-08-13T07:20:51+08:00August 21st, 2019|Children, EMDR, Exposure Therapy, Grief and Loss, Men, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Resilience, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized, Women, Young Adults|

Fear is a natural human emotion, and like any emotion knowing how to approach the feeling is key. Steps to preparing for a stressful situation : When you find yourself feeling an emotion of a high intensity, or if you are pushing yourself to confront a situation that you expect to find stressful, it is [...]

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Visualisation: Improvement by Imagining

By |2019-08-10T12:28:47+08:00August 14th, 2019|Couples, Men, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Did you know that you can get better at something, simply by just IMAGINING yourself doing it? I’m not kidding you; it’s a process called ‘visualisation.’ It’s like having a rehearsal in your mind. So how does this work? The answer is neural plasticity. I know it might sound quite science-y and complex, but it's [...]

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Why Do Carbs Always Cop It?

By |2019-07-03T09:03:36+08:00June 26th, 2019|Eating Disorders, Men, Weight Loss, Women, Young Adults|

Ok, so I might be a little late on the train, but I’ve still made it. Recently (say the last 12 months or so) I have seen a rise in carbs copping some bad wrap when it comes to dieting. I thought this phase was over with the fall of the Atkins dieting craze back [...]

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FREE guided mindful meditations recorded by our team of psychologists

By |2018-03-03T17:22:59+08:00March 3rd, 2018|Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Childbirth, Children, Couples, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief and Loss, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Procrastination, Resilience, Resources for referrers, Self-esteem, Smoking Cessation, Stress, Trauma, Weight Loss, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

If the word "meditation" makes you think of tie-died t-shirts and flowers in your hair, read on because things have changed! It is fair to say that some of us have been a little put off by a few decades of meditation being linked to particular religious and 'spiritual' movements. Without taking anything away from [...]

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Happy (and healthy) Chinese New Year!

By |2018-02-16T16:52:03+08:00February 16th, 2018|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, Couples, Depression, Meditation, Memes, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Positive Psychology, Stress, Women, Young Adults|

It takes many colours to make a rainbow and likewise, many cultures to make the beautiful world in which we live. For many of our friends and colleagues, today - the 16th of February 2018 - marks the official first day of the Year of the Dog. For our friends who won't be directly celebrating [...]

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The Psychology of Trauma: Resolving flashbacks

By |2017-11-13T12:32:10+08:00October 16th, 2017|CBT, EMDR, Exposure Therapy, Men, Resources for referrers, Trauma, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Flashbacks often occur after a person has been involved in a stressful incident or trauma, which either threatened their safety or that of someone else. Over the years I have seen lots of people who have come to see me due to experiencing a trauma reaction, which includes flashbacks.  Examples include people working in jobs [...]