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 processĀ 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...

When would a Neuropsychologist be needed?

A Neuropsychological assessment is often used to answer a specific referral question. The following types of people might make a referral for a Neuropsychological assessment or treatment: The individual or family member; A Health Professional (e.g. General...

What is Neuropsychological Rehabilitation?

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation is that name given to support provided to those experiencing cognitive problems. It involves assisting the individual to learn a range of practical strategies that can assist them to deal with their particular areas of cognitive...