The impact of Emotions on Memory

Memory problems can be very distressing and interfere with our ability to achieve our goals in life. Often when people are experiencing memory problems, they worry that something might be wrong with their brain.  Neurological factors (such as traumatic brain injury or...

Dealing with Excessive Worrying

Excessive worry and rumination is experienced by many of us and can lead to considerable distress. Those who worry often, tend to believe that their problems will not be solved unless they spend a lot of time worrying about them. However, excessive rumination can...

National Psychology Week 2014

National Psychology Week runs from 9 – 15 November 2014. This is an initiative of the Australian Psychological Society. This year the focus is on the management of stress to increase overall wellbeing, with a particular emphasis on the role that lifestyle...

Helping Children Manage their Emotions

Assisting children to understand and manage their emotions can be a challenging process¬†for most parents. The following resource provides useful tips on ways to support your child’s ability to understand and regulate their everyday emotional experiences (from...

How to Find a Psychologist in Brisbane

It can be very challenging and confusing for those looking for psychological support to find the right type of support, from the most appropriately trained professional, in the right place. The following information might be of assistance to help you navigate through...

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a branch of Behavioural Therapy that has a unique approach to the management of psychological distress. The premise of ACT is that negative emotions and thoughts are a normal and natural part of the human experience, and that...

How to find a Neuropsychologist?

When looking for a Neuropsychologist it is important that the person be appropriately trained and registered. A Neuropsychologist completes a Masters Degree (6 years), a Professional Doctorate (7 years), or a PhD Degree (8+ years). All Neuropsychologists in Australia...