Depression

What is ‘Flow’ and how can it improve your life?

By | 2017-11-06T11:54:26+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Anxiety, CBT, Couples, Depression, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Self-esteem, Stress, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

What is Flow? The concept of Flow was developed by Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. It describes a state of mind where an individual engaged in a challenging task, feels that their performance ‘flows’, is effortless, that they are making progress and has the experience of being fully absorbed. People in the Flow state of mind report [...]

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Feeling stuck? Revive can help

By | 2017-09-28T19:08:08+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Anxiety, CBT, Couples, Depression, Grief and Loss, Meditation, Memes, Men, Mindfulness, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Procrastination, Self-esteem, Stress, Women|

Ask a friend now: RU OK?

By | 2017-09-14T15:18:26+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, CBT, Couples, Depression, Journaling, Meditation, Memes, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Self-esteem, Stress, Suicide, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

We all need to know that someone cares. Ask a friend now: RUOK? Revive is very proud to support RUOK day 2017. Head over to https://www.ruok.org.au/ for heaps of information and downloads to help you get started.

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The psychology of self harming teens

By | 2017-09-02T12:41:57+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Anxiety, CBT, Children, Depression, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Journaling, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Resources for referrers, Self-esteem, Stress, Suicide, Trauma, Women, Young Adults|

Self harming Teens – what’s it all about? Teenagers who self harm typically describe either a surge of emotions which can be overwhelming or an absence of feeling, described as feeling “numb”.  Sometimes the behaviour can be viewed by others as a way of seeking attention, though for lots of people who self harm it [...]

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6 risk factors for Postnatal Depression

By | 2017-08-25T17:42:26+00:00 August 25th, 2017|CBT, Childbirth, Depression, Groups, Hypnosis, Meditation, Mindfulness, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resources for referrers, Women|

What is postnatal depression? For many people becoming a mother (or parent) is a mixed experience. For some, one of life's most joyful experiences also becomes one of their most challenging.  Psychologists know that any difficult experience increases the risk of a person developing some level of anxiety or depression. Postnatal depression (PND) and depression [...]

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What are Eating Disorders?

By | 2017-08-01T08:05:11+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Depression, Eating Disorders, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness, Self-esteem, Stress, Suicide, Weight Loss, Women, Young Adults|

What are Eating Disorders? Eating disorders can come in many different forms, but they all tend to include unusual eating behaviours and in some, an intense focus on diet, exercise and body weight that preoccupies an individual’s life. Teens and women in their early twenties are particularly vulnerable to developing an eating disorder. About one [...]

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Hypnosis – what is it and how is it useful?

By | 2017-07-29T10:06:00+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Anxiety, Childbirth, Couples, Depression, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Men, Pain Management, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Self-esteem, Smoking Cessation, Trauma, Weight Loss, Women, Young Adults|

What is hypnosis ? Hypnosis is a therapeutic tool, rather than a therapy in itself.  Using hypnosis can help people be more open to helpful ideas and suggestions - to develop a mindset in order to see how to achieve a goal, instead of limiting yourself. The process of hypnosis involves three steps: an induction, [...]

Workers compensation – Accessing psychological treatment

By | 2017-06-07T16:53:23+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Anxiety, Depression, Men, Resources for referrers, Stress, Trauma, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Workers compensation can be available to people who have been physically or psychologically injured during the course of their work. An "injury" most commonly means a significant and unexpected change to a person’s life in terms of: restricted work options restricted activities no longer able to do all the tasks that they would normally be [...]

What is teenage depression and how can psychology help?

By | 2017-06-07T16:00:56+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Anxiety, Depression, Journaling, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resources for referrers, Suicide, Women, Young Adults|

What is teenage depression and how can psychology help? There is a lot of public discussion about teenage depression and suicide these days.  As a psychologist, I tend to think it is good that people are at least talking about it. A few weeks ago, my teenage daughter had a few friends over and I [...]

Learning to ride waves of emotion…

By | 2017-06-07T16:01:54+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Grief and Loss, Journaling, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Suicide, Trauma, Women, Young Adults|

Our creative team just posted this quick reminder that it takes both expert help and a bit of practice to stand up and enjoy surfing real waves and the waves of emotion that many of us feel when things get intense. If you'd like to know more, get in touch with the friendly team of [...]