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Welcome to our introductory article on Diabetes Mellitus. We are lucky to be joined by Diabetes Educator, Ann Morris, for a series of educational and informative articles about living with diabetes. Ann and I formed a successful partnership at St John of God Healthcare around seven years ago. I'm happy to say that Ann is a wholistic pracititioner who works from a biopsychosocial perspective, referring people regularly to mental health practitioners like myself, to assist her patients who maybe experiencing complications such as diabetes burnout, depression and anxiety. I'm proud to collaborate with her in practice, and also on these articles. We hope you find them useful.
Published in Analyse This
According to Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA), one in seven new mothers and one in ten new fathers experiences postnatal depression or anxiety. In this latest Up Close & Personal essay, Diana Kirk shares with us her intimate experience with postnatal depression following the birth of her first son.
Published in Up Close & Personal
Monday, 20 March 2017 20:17

The Psychology of Depression

Three hundred million people world wide live with depression. The Black Dog. The Dark Storm. The Tar Pit. The Black Hole. But what is depression and what causes it? Read on to learn the opinions of several mental health clinicians in this first of our The Psychology of It series on depression.
Published in Analyse This

In early September, 2016, we discovered by chance a Facebook post by Christopher Sewell describing in raw detail, his first-hand struggle living with anxiety and depression. Christopher is a husband and a father and a surfer and a mate who is not defined by his disorders. Instead, he is brave and generous and shares this incredible insight into his experiences.

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 18:58

We Could Be Heroes, Just for One Day

Mark Powell is passionate about dual-diagnosis and is a mental health nurse with over 25 years of experience.

Published in Analyse This
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 12:27

Striking the Perfect Balance

Just like any stable and reliable structure, good mental health requires a solid foundation. The keys to a secure foundation are balance and consistency.
Published in The Coping Toolkit