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6PR radio’s Chris Ilsley busts some hypnosis myths with Lisa Irving

By | 2018-04-20T21:21:18+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Anxiety, Childbirth, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Men, Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Procrastination, Self-esteem, Smoking Cessation, Stress, Trauma, Weight Loss, Women, Young Adults|

6PR radio Perth broadcaster Chris Ilsley interviewed Revive Clinical Psychologist Lisa Irving this evening about hypnosis and some of the ways it can be used to help people in a psychological setting. Take a listen to the interesting and entertaining discussion below. If you don't see an audio play bar above, click here [...]

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Curtin Radio’s Jenny Seaton discusses hynopsis with Revive Psychologist Lisa Irving

By | 2018-04-19T14:01:12+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Anxiety, Childbirth, Couples, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Men, Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Procrastination, Self-esteem, Smoking Cessation, Stress, Suicide, Trauma, Weight Loss, Women, Young Adults|

Is hypnosis like what you see on TV? Do patients act like a chicken when they have been hypnotised by a psychologist? Revive Psychologist and Hypnotherapist Lisa Irving answered these questions and more during a discussion with broadcaster Jenny Seaton on Perth's Curtin Radio earlier today. Click the play button below (or the link at [...]

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FREE guided mindful meditations recorded by our team of psychologists

By | 2018-03-03T17:22:59+00:00 March 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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Tips for Valentine’s Day: How to talk to a future friend

By | 2018-02-13T13:17:17+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Anxiety, CBT, Couples, EMDR, Hypnosis, Interpersonal Therapy, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Self-esteem, Trauma, Women, Young Adults|

Psychologists don't only help people with a mental illness, they also offer coaching and other tools and techniques that can help everyone achieve more. On the eve of Valentine's Day, this article by Clinical Psychologist Lisa Irving is not about mental illness at all - nervousness and fear are very "normal" emotions felt by all [...]

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The Psychology of Trauma: Resolving flashbacks

By | 2017-11-13T12:32:10+00:00 October 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 [...]

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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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 [...]

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 [...]

Saying Goodbye to someone with Cancer

By | 2017-06-07T14:48:53+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Anxiety, Children, Couples, Exposure Therapy, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Men, Parents, Resilience, Resources for referrers, Stress, Trauma, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

To simply hear the word cancer can send fear into our hearts and minds. Many people know someone who has suffered with cancer, me included. Sometimes the feelings of grief and loss can feel like the end of our happiness, but psychologists can do a lot to help manage the pain of watching a loved-one [...]