Young Adults

Are you avoiding learning how to stop procrastinating?

By |2018-05-25T17:40:17+00:00May 25th, 2018|Anxiety, Men, Performance Enhancement, Procrastination, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Procrastination can be a painful human experience – everyone does it at some point, even the most motivated person.  Another word for it is avoidance. Why do we procrastinate?  Three of the most common reasons for procrastinating are either boredom (we are avoiding the tedium or effort involved in doing the thing), magnifying the effort [...]

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How to conquer long-held and deep-seated fears (Radio interview)

By |2018-05-25T17:49:10+00:00May 24th, 2018|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Children, Couples, EMDR, Exposure Therapy, Groups, Hypnosis, LAFM, Men, Panic Attacks, Parents, Resilience, Stress, Trauma, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

It’s amazing how long our minds hang on to the negative stuff that has happened in our lives. We know that when something negative happens and it’s distressing to us, our mind tends to create an unconscious plan to avoid it (the distressing emotion) from ever happening again. Psychology calls it a defence mechanism. If, [...]

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Channel Nine’s Tracy Vo interviews Psychologist Lisa Irving about hypnosis

By |2018-05-25T18:11:55+00:00May 18th, 2018|Anxiety, Childbirth, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Men, Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Performance Enhancement, Procrastination, Self-esteem, Smoking Cessation, Stress, Trauma, Weight Loss, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Channel Nine's Tracy Vo interviewed Revive Health and Happiness Clinical Psychologist Lisa Irving about some of the uses and misconceptions about hypnosis in the TV studios in Perth. Watch the whole interview below

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

By |2018-04-30T14:05:05+00:00April 20th, 2018|6PR, Anxiety, Childbirth, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Men, Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Procrastination, Radio, 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+00:00April 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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How to conquer long-held and deep-seated fears

By |2018-04-19T18:42:38+00:00April 19th, 2018|Anxiety, CBT, EMDR, Hypnosis, Men, Panic Attacks, Performance Enhancement, Procrastination, Resilience, Stress, Women, Young Adults|

It’s amazing how long our minds hang on to negative stuff that’s happened in our lives. We know that when something negative happens and it’s distressing to us, our mind tends to create an unconscious plan to avoid it (the distressing emotion) from ever happening again.  Psychology calls it a defence mechanism. Sometimes it can [...]

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

By |2018-04-30T14:04:30+00:00April 19th, 2018|Anxiety, Childbirth, Couples, Curtin Radio, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Men, Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Procrastination, Radio, 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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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Tips for Valentine’s Day: How to talk to a future friend

By |2018-04-30T14:05:36+00:00February 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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