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 [...]

12 05, 2019

How to emotion coach your child through big feelings

2023-04-26T16:17:45+10:00May 12th, 2019|Categories: Child and Adolescent|Tags: , |

Sometimes, children can feel (and act) as if their world is ending. Feelings, physical sensations of emotions can be big, overpowering, and overwhelming. In that moment, your child feels that they can’t cope, and wants your help to escape or avoid the situation. But if as parents we step in and “fix” up the situation, [...]

23 10, 2017

Cool Kids/Chilled Program for Anxiety

2017-11-13T02:56:26+11:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Groups and Workshops, Self-Help|Tags: , , , , , |

We love Cool Kids Program here at Mindworx Psychology. Cool Kids - and it's big brother program, Chilled. And it's little sister program, Cool Little Kids! These are outstanding programs that use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to treat anxiety for preschoolers, primary and high school children. Perhaps we are biased - many of our Clinical [...]

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