Managing Anxiety:  Tip Sheet for Teenagers

Managing Anxiety:  Tip Sheet for Teenagers

Written by  Jac Tichbon Psychologist & Clinical Psychology Registrar Anxiety is a normal emotional and physiological response that everyone experiences. In some contexts, like avoiding a perceived threat or dangerous situation, anxiety can be helpful. However when...
Tips for students managing school stress

Tips for students managing school stress

Written by Laruen McIntosh Clinical Psychologist Be time wise You are in control of your workload, so make it work for you. If you know that you work best in the morning, schedule your study for then. Schedule your most difficult tasks FIRST when you have the most...
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Written by Laruen McIntosh Clinical Psychologist Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapeutic modality that encompasses many aspects of psychological distress, including difficult emotions, maladaptive beliefs about self and unpleasant body...
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Written by  Jac Tichbon Psychologist & Clinical Psychology Registrar What is OCD? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a psychological disorder that can impact both children and adults. Amongst children, it may be more common in boys than girls. OCD consists of...
What is Self-Compassion?

What is Self-Compassion?

Written by  Jac Tichbon Psychologist & Clinical Psychology Registrar Self-compassion involves engaging in kindness directed towards yourself when experiencing distress. When we practice self-compassion can activate the soothe/care response, responsible for...