CHILD AND TEEN MENTAL HEALTHFeatured Articles
March 24, 2020

Child Therapy Using Telehealth

When COVID-19 hit Australia, we all started to think about how this would affect our day to day work. Psychologists did the same! We knew that we had to rethink…
CHILD AND TEEN MENTAL HEALTHFeatured Articles
May 25, 2019

Social Media and Our Youth – The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown

Young people today are growing up in a social media driven society. Many adults have high fears for young people who appear to be continually evaluated and compared by the…
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October 3, 2018

Self-Compassion − an Antidote to Self-Criticism: Part 2

How can I overcome my inner critic? Take a moment to reflect on your inner critic. What sorts of things does he or she say? When is that voice the…
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September 12, 2018

Self-Compassion − an Antidote to Self-Criticism: Part 1

What is self-compassion? Put simply, self-compassion is treating yourself with the same level of consideration, kindness, empathy, and care that you would offer a close friend or someone who you…
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May 15, 2018

We invest in dental health, why not mental health?

Do we value our teeth more than our mind?  In a 2013 an Oral and Dental Health Survey showed 64% of people aged 5 and over had visited a dental…
Learning DifficultiesMasonry 2 ColumnsStandard Blog
April 25, 2018

Slow learner or Learning Disability?

I have been fortunate to work within the education sector alongside wonderful teachers and school staff. On more than one occasion, I have been faced with the perplexed face of…
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March 26, 2018

Reducing the overwhelm for children with ASD – School-based strategies

Most children get irritable in the afternoon and less able to learn. For a child with Autism, the effects can happen earlier and with a lot greater intensity. Whilst the…
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March 19, 2018

Understanding the Overwhelm

As a Psychologist I work with many young people on the spectrum and their families and teachers – it is an area I truly love to work in. I frequently…
Learning DifficultiesFeatured Articles
March 14, 2018

Bullying – why people bully and how to react

In the lead up to the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (March 16,2018) we stop and reflect of on the behaviours of bullies and what we can do…
ADULT PSYCHOLOGYMasonry 2 ColumnsStandard Blog
March 12, 2018

Stand against Bullying

This Friday 16 March 2018, Australian schools will stand united in their communities to celebrate the eighth National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA).  To coincide with this…