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...

What is CBT? – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychological therapy that is widely used to treat a range of emotional problems. The basic premise of this form of therapy is that our emotions are the result of our interpretation of events (beliefs/schemas), and not...