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29 08, 2023

Navigating Mental Health in Young Adulthood

2023-08-29T11:40:12+10:00August 29th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Child and Adolescent, Mental Health, Useful info and Links|Tags: , , , , , , |

Navigating Mental Health in Young Adulthood - Tips for a Balanced Mind Young adulthood is a pivotal time in life, marked by the pursuit of independence, career development, and for some, selecting a life partner. While these years can be exhilarating, navigating mental health in young adulthood can be a time of stress and uncertainty. [...]

16 08, 2022

Virtual Reality VR Therapy

2022-10-19T16:58:43+11:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: Child and Adolescent, Mental Health, News, Treatments, Useful info and Links|Tags: |

Virtual Reality in Therapy - VR Therapy We are excited to offer VR virtual reality therapy to tackle fears and address a range of psychological problems, and to have virtual reality in our psychology practice.  VR, or virtual reality therapy is a fantastic tool that we enjoy using with clients who present with a wide [...]

3 12, 2019

Stop expecting your child to be more incredible than you are yourself!

2023-04-26T16:16:41+10:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Child and Adolescent, Mental Health, Self-Help, Useful info and Links|Tags: |

Stop expecting your child to be more incredible than you are yourself!  Yeah, that's right. Do you expect your child to be perfect, all the time? And are you perfect? Do you have some unrealistic expectations for your children?  It's quite normal to fail a lot of the time, and yet sometimes parents have these unrealistic expectations that their child will not do so. For example, that their child will sit down night after night for years and always be motivated to do their homework well.  Or that they will always wake up in a good mood, always feel like eating the meal you cooked, always manage their temper, always remember to pack away… Just like us, children cannot be perfect. And that's okay.

11 02, 2019

Are you Eating Mindlessly ?

2023-04-26T16:21:23+10:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Tip sheets, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Are you eating mindlessly ?One of the challenges in binge eating and other forms of eating disorders can be eating mindlessly. If you find that you are often doing any of the following, perhaps it's time to book into Dr Salena's Mindful Eating program and change your relationship with food. Eating that ignores hunger signals: [...]

19 10, 2018

8 Ways You Sabotage Yourself

2018-10-16T08:12:20+11:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: News, Self-Help, Useful info and Links|Tags: , , |

Sometimes it can feel that either the Universe or other people are out to get you. Interestingly, the greatest enemy you’ll ever face is staring back at you in the mirror. Self sabotage... It knows all your tricks and how to push your buttons. You sabotage yourself in ways you’ve never imagined. Consider these ways [...]

16 10, 2018

6 Tricks to Stop Anxious Thoughts In Their Tracks

2018-10-16T06:52:53+11:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Self-Help, Tip sheets, Useful info and Links|Tags: , , , |

Do you have racing thoughts and anxiety? It can be hard to focus on anything else when anxiety and anxious thoughts take over your mind. You’re filled with worries and uncertainties. it becomes hard to calm down, rest or sleep. Fortunately, there are ways to control anxious thoughts, and although it may take some practice [...]

18 03, 2018

How to help your child build resilience

2018-02-18T12:26:24+11:00March 18th, 2018|Categories: Child and Adolescent, Mental Health, Self-Help, Useful info and Links|Tags: , , , |

Resilience Training. It’s the start of the year, and I’ve started to think about the new school year and building resilience.  The new school year offers a lot of hope and new opportunities for children, the chance to see their friends again, make new friends and learn lots of new things. It’s a good time [...]

5 12, 2017

7 Tips for your First Appointment

2017-12-05T01:35:11+11:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Tip sheets, Useful info and Links|Tags: , |

So, you have booked an appointment with a Psychologist. Perhaps you are feeling relief, perhaps motivated, or perhaps you feel a little apprehensive about what is involved. We know our clients experience a wide mix of feelings, particularly when they may not have seen a psychologist before, and they can be unsure about what to [...]

17 11, 2017

Make the Shift From Mindless Eating

2017-11-17T07:43:37+11:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health, Self-Help, Useful info and Links|Tags: , , , |

Binge eating is one of the problems many clients seek help for. Do you find yourself mindlessly eating? Or eating far too much? Understanding and treating binge eating disorders can take some time - our focus is to pay less attention to the food, and learn about some of the emotional reasons that may trigger [...]

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