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Things to Think About When You’re Injured

By |2019-08-07T10:38:07+08:00August 7th, 2019|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Men, Pain Management, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Self-esteem, Uncategorized, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

No one asks to be injured. One of the most difficult psychological factors is adjusting to what an injury means, in terms of limitations caused by the injury and what being injured stops you from doing. People often describe feeling frustrated and becoming a bit “stir crazy” when they’re unable to do the activities they [...]

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Easter: Honouring your Lost Loved Ones

By |2019-04-16T14:03:12+08:00April 16th, 2019|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, CBT, Children, Couples, Depression, EMDR, Exposure Therapy, Grief and Loss, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Mindfulness, Pain Management, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized, Women, Young Adults|

Love is perhaps the most vital of experiences for happiness. The love you can have for your partner can feel different for the love you have for your kids (if you have them - and yes furry ones count ), and again different for your close family and friends. It’s the degree of attachment, the [...]

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NDIS is coming to Revive!

By |2019-04-10T13:57:26+08:00April 12th, 2019|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Brainstorming, By condition, CBT, Childbirth, Children, Couples, Depression, Eating Disorders, EMDR, Exposure Therapy, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Interpersonal Therapy, Journaling, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Self-esteem, Stress, Suicide, Trauma, Weight Loss, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

It has been a long process to prepare the application for NDIS, and we are in the final weeks of having the application ready for submission! We are already seeing clients who are self managed for NDIS where their individual plan has including counselling or dietetics, but with becoming a registered provider we are anticipating [...]

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Understanding Feelings of Shame

By |2019-04-10T13:23:03+08:00April 10th, 2019|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, Articles, CBT, Depression, EMDR, Exposure Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Men, Panic Attacks, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Self-esteem, Stress, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Out of all the feelings we can experience shame is the least spoken about. Perhaps for obvious reasons shame is the emotion that makes us want to hide away from the world. I often joke with clients that it is the emotion most likely to cause us to hide under our bed and not come [...]

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Exercise: Making it a Routine

By |2019-04-03T10:46:24+08:00April 3rd, 2019|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Affirmations, Anxiety, CBT, Couples, Exposure Therapy, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Positive Psychology, Procrastination, Resilience, Self-esteem, Stress, Uncategorized, Women, Young Adults|

Have you ever noticed that when you love something you don’t need to argue with yourself to do it!? You don’t have to argue with yourself to go on a holiday, or listen to your favourite music or laugh with your friends. Pleasurable things are easy to do without thinking or overthinking it – you [...]

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Stressed Teachers

By |2019-03-28T13:28:01+08:00March 28th, 2019|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Depression, EMDR, Exposure Therapy, Hypnosis, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Stress, Women, Workplace|

While all educators understand the evolving nature of learning and the challenges that come with this, few stop to put into place some self-care until it is too late. True educators tend to have two passions – supporting students (whether that be children, young people or adults) and a love of their subject area. But [...]

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Understanding Change and Loss

By |2019-03-09T12:55:34+08:00March 13th, 2019|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, CBT, Children, Couples, EMDR, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Parents, Resilience, Stress, Trauma, Women, Young Adults|

Life is full of changes and with it can also come loss and grief. How individuals react to change and loss is different for everyone and the impact can affect every aspect of our being. We all understand that change is inevitable and that it can bring positive growth as well as difficult times but [...]

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How to: Stop Procrastinating

By |2019-03-11T12:00:37+08:00March 6th, 2019|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, Brainstorming, CBT, Men, Mindfulness, Mindfulness, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Procrastination, Resilience, Self-esteem, Stress, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Are you avoiding learning how to stop procrastinating? Procrastination or Avoidance can be a painful human experience – everyone does it at some point, even the most motivated person. Why do we procrastinate? Three of the most common reasons for procrastinating are either: Boredom (we are avoiding the effort involved in doing the thing) Magnifying [...]

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How to: Make Friends and Date with Confidence

By |2019-02-27T15:47:57+08:00February 27th, 2019|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Affirmations, Anxiety, CBT, Exposure Therapy, Hypnosis, Interpersonal Therapy, Men, Panic Attacks, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Self-esteem, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Most people that I speak to in the psychology office, say that they would like to become more confident to make friends or begin dating someone. Shy, avoidant or anxious people are most likely to miss out on making friends because they believe that when people don’t approach them or instantly respond in the way [...]

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How to conquer long-held fear (Radio interview)

By |2019-04-10T14:14:45+08:00May 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 as well as fears we have had. 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. [...]

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