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...

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 Neuropsychology?

Neuropsychology is a discipline within Psychology that focuses on the relationship between the brain and behaviour. Neuropsychology looks to assess the functioning of the brain including processes such as memory, intelligence, processing speed, planning and...