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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. [...]

31 07, 2023

Five ways schema therapy can help beat Anxiety and Depression

2023-07-31T17:53:04+10:00July 31st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Mental Health, Treatments|Tags: , , , , |

Five ways that Schema Therapy can help people with Anxiety and Depression to beat symptoms. When we are looking to beat anxiety and depression, there are so many therapeutic approaches, how can we decide which one to pick?  One approach that many of our clients find helpful is schema therapy. It offers a compassionate, comprehensive, [...]

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 [...]

2 06, 2020

How to stop rumination and worrying

2020-06-02T18:16:39+10:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Child and Adolescent, Mental Health, Self-Help|Tags: , |

Why do we ruminate and worry? Worry jars are a technique from the world of cognitive behavioural therapy, and one of the simple tools we teach both adult and children. This skill can help stop rumination and reduce the time spent worrying. Human brains are inventive –we can find lots of ways to try to [...]

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.

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 [...]

5 10, 2018

Mindfulness Group starting October 24th 2018

2018-10-05T04:06:30+10:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Groups and Workshops, Mental Health, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Join our mindfulness for stress group. Are you ready for change? Mindfulness is for everyone. Join us this month and learn simple, practical skills to change your life. Get ready for the festive season and the long school holidays by giving yourself the gift of mindfulness training. Mindfulness skills are used by the world's top [...]

24 07, 2018

Is your child lying? Should you be worried?

2023-05-02T09:41:46+10:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Child and Adolescent, Mental Health, News|Tags: |

Dr Carol Newall, one of Mindworx Psychology's Clinical Psychologists, with her colleague Penny Van Bergen recently had an article published in the Conversation about children and lying. Is telling tall tales all part of childhood - or is all lying wrong? Should you punish your child if you discover they have been a liar? Have [...]

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 [...]

18 02, 2018

Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples

2018-07-24T05:06:03+10:00February 18th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Treatments|Tags: , |

  What is Emotionally Focused Therapy? EFT or Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples therapy and relationship counselling was developed in the 1980’s by Dr Leslie Greenberg and Dr Susan Johnson. It is a highly effective and evidence-based approach to couple therapy that has been validated by over 20 years of empirical research, and one used [...]

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