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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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It’s the “Season for Growth”

By | 2018-04-19T19:02:24+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Anxiety, Couples, Depression, Grief and Loss, Groups, Men, Panic Attacks, Parents, Stress, Women, Young Adults|

Major change in our life can be both welcomed and celebrated (like the birth of a child, moving to a new location) or despairing and heart breaking (such as redundancy, relationship breakups, illness or a bereavement). Every situation of change brings with it an emotional, physical and even psychological reaction often catching us unaware. Change [...]

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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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Happy (and healthy) Chinese New Year!

By | 2018-02-16T16:52:03+00:00 February 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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Psychological strategies for a better Christmas

By | 2017-12-18T09:02:11+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Anxiety, CBT, Couples, Journaling, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Stress, Women|

Psychological strategies for a better Christmas Whether you realise it or not, you may have always had a psychological strategy for managing Christmas. Often the strategies we develop are unconscious and short-term focused, and they change over time depending on the result you are seeking. As kids, many of us anticipated Christmas with joy For example, [...]

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Procrastination and simple steps to avoid it

By | 2017-11-24T17:46:47+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Anxiety, CBT, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Procrastination, Stress, Women, Young Adults|

Study, stress and procrastination As a teenager studying full-time, some of the biggest causes of stress can be homework, assignments and due dates. The stress then becomes amplified as the due dates draw closer and self-inflicted pain of procrastination can become a major problem. Recently, I had been given an assignment by a teacher and [...]

Is YOGA for me?

By | 2017-11-17T09:46:01+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Anxiety, Couples, Men, Panic Attacks, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Self-esteem, Stress, Women, Workplace, Yoga, Young Adults|

As a certified yoga instructor, I get a variety of responses when I introduce myself to someone new. There is always some interest in the benefits of yoga but unfortunately, one of the most common responses is, "YOGA? Pfffttt! I'm not flexible/relaxed/confident/X/Y/Z enough to do that". While that is sometimes a bit disheartening as a practitioner, [...]

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Managing Stress in Life

By | 2017-11-13T17:43:03+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Couples, Exposure Therapy, Groups, Hypnosis, Journaling, Men, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Self-esteem, Stress, Women, Workplace, Yoga, Young Adults|

What is stress? It is not uncommon for people to say they are feeling "stressed" at some time or another. Psychologically speaking, stress is not only very healthy but also one of the basic parts of learning and growth. Because that base level of stress is such a normal part of being human, not many of [...]

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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