Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Anxiety

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Anxiety

Download the printable PDF Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a psychological treatment modality that focuses on acceptance, mindfulness, and behaviour change strategies to alleviate psychological distress and enhance psychological flexibility. When applied to...
Overcoming Hurdles in Therapy

Overcoming Hurdles in Therapy

Download the printable PDF Author: Curtis Cavanagh Psychologist Embarking on a therapeutic journey can be a daunting yet transformative experience. As clients take the courageous step towards seeking psychological support, they often encounter common hurdles that, if...
Mindfulness with Children

Mindfulness with Children

Download the printable PDF Written by: Mikayla Hancock PSYCHOLOGIST What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is a word that a lot of us are familiar with, and perhaps even practice regularly. We can think of mindfulness as being present in the moment, and bringing our...
Infertility And The Emotional Toll Of IVF Treatment

Infertility And The Emotional Toll Of IVF Treatment

Infertility Infertility is for some a very challenging and emotionally painful condition. There are a wide variety of causal factors underlying fertility issues and for some, Invitro Fertilisation (IVF) is a treatment option that can be undertaken to assist. While IVF...
Stroke & Neuropsychology

Stroke & Neuropsychology

Download the printable PDF Download the printable PDF What is a stroke? Stroke is a neurological condition that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted, leading to damage to brain cells. This damage can result in a range of physical and cognitive...
6 Tips for Coping with Panic Attacks

6 Tips for Coping with Panic Attacks

Download the printable PDF Panic attacks are episodes of intense fear and discomfort that typically last several minutes and are accompanied by physical symptoms such as palpitations, sweating, and shortness of breath. Panic attacks can be very distressing and...
Maintaining well-being through the holiday period

Maintaining well-being through the holiday period

Written by: Jac Tichbon Psychologist It is not unusual for the holidays to be a challenging time of year. During this time we might experience compounding stressors in our lives, such as end of year work commitments, financial stress, increase in social demands and...
Understanding ADHD in Children

Understanding ADHD in Children

Written by Candice FennerPsychologist / Clinical Psychology & Clinical Neuropsychology Registrar Downloadabout handout Simplistically, ADHD is a neurological difference involving many structural and neurochemical variations within the brain which are present from...
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Written by Dr Sarah Pollock Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist Downloadabout handout What is ASD? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a complex, lifelong developmental condition that typically appears during early childhood and can impact a person’s...
Perfectionism

Perfectionism

Written by Laruen McIntosh Clinical Psychologist What is perfectionism? Most of us are familiar with the term ‘perfectionist’. Perfectionism is a personality trait that is not considered to be a personality disorder of its own, however, there is debate amongst...