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Tuesday, 18 April 2017 18:26

Ask a Psychologist - Monthly Mailbox

Welcome to our Ask a Psychologist - Monthly Mailbox. Whenever you like, you will be able to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Facebook message us your question/s and on the first day of every month, we will answer your questions respecting your privacy and confidentiality. Read on to find out what others have been asking...
Published in New Things
The following article in our series on depression focuses on the second goal of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) recommended management plan for the treatment of a depressive disorder - the treatment of depressed mood with psychotherapy. 
Published in Analyse This
The Psychology of It turned one on March 26th, 2017! What a year it's been. Read on to here a bit about our journey creating the website and our plans for the future. Oh yeah, we also announce the winner of our first birthday competition!
Published in New Things
Have you ever faced difficulties in your job because of your gender? Have you ever had to work harder to prove yourself in your role simply because of your sex? Unfortunately people encounter discrimination everyday for many reasons, including their gender. Guest writer Diana Kirk let's us into her world owning and operating a company in the male dominated real-estate industry where sadly, even in 2017 misogyny is alive and well.
Published in Up Close & Personal
Vanessa Eylward engages us with her insight and wisdom of valuable life lessons from a life well and truly lived, and from her latest life experience, living with breast cancer, for our latest Conversation on the Couch. This is laugh-out-loud funny and poignant all at the same time.
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
"When the dust is settled on our lives, all we get to keep and take with us is our dignity, our integrity and the love and respect we shared with people."
Red Dust Healing Motto
Published in New Things
Saturday, 11 March 2017 16:52

The Psychology of Hair

Last weekend, while walking with my fabulous friend and her nine-year-old daughter, I was called in to "co-parent" (I love that my friend refers to me as that - such a privilege and so generous!). You see, for the first time in her life, little Miss Nine wanted to cut her very long and luscious, thick brown hair which virtually touches her bottom it's that long! The girls at school all have hair just below their shoulders and her mum worried that perhaps the only reason she wanted to cut her hair was to be like everyone else.
Published in Analyse This
Sunday, 19 February 2017 20:09

The Psychology of Claustrophobia

I have a very vivid memory from around five years of age playing with my sister and cousins in their caravan when someone had the bright idea of taking it in turns at being locked in the little bar fridge!
Published in Analyse This
It is not uncommon for people to come into the clinic seeking strategies to manage their fears about having an MRI or other scans such as bone scans or CT scans, particularly if they are a part of the monitoring and management of a chronic health condition.
Published in The Coping Toolkit
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