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Your First Session With A Psychologist: What To Expect

...appointment, especially if you’ve never set foot in a psychologist’s office before. Your first appointment might be the first time you’ve tried to put your struggles into words, or the first time you’ve even acknowledged the stressors you’ve been coping with in your life. Seeking help is a positive step. Don’t let your nerves put you off. Hopefully some of the following information will help to alleviate some of the uncertainty of your firs ...

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5 Things You Can Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

...Give these steps a go and see if it helps you get back on track. And then, remember to take breaks and reward yourself for undertaking the strenuous climb. Dr Xerox Tang is a compassionate and warm clinical psychologist who works collaboratively with clients to help them to achieve change. She has wide experience working with clients ranging from young children and adolescents to adults, older adults and couples. Xerox practices evidence-based...

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5 Dos + Don’ts For Offering Helpful Help

...concerns and then gently help them to see the positives – but don’t be afraid to listen to your loved ones fears or let them take a break from the negatives for a while, doing so might help them to let go of some of their distress. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, postnatal depression,...

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Turning Annoying Worry Into Helpful Worry

...gy degree who is experienced in various evidence-based therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She specialises in working with adults and teens experiencing major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder, grief and loss, identity concerns, relationship difficulties, and stressful life events in...

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Finding A Way Through Grief

...gy degree who is experienced in various evidence-based therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She specialises in working with adults and teens experiencing major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder, grief and loss, identity concerns, relationship difficulties, and stressful life events in...

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Self-Validation: What Is It + Why Do I Need To Practice It?

...lking to yourself, you need to change your self-talk. It might feel uncomfortable at first, but practice trying to support yourself the way you’d support a friend. Your default will be to judge and be self-critical, but this will change in time with practice. The trick is catching yourself in the act and making a commitment to change. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working...

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5 Fast Ways To Stop Sleep Problems

...ue at a predetermined time of the day (many are automatic because they’re synced to your device’s clock and start up at sunset. Check your app store for blue light filters for your smartphone. For your laptop, try F.lux – it works for both PC and OSX (http://justgetflux.com/). Tip #3: Turn Your Screen Brightness Down Based on the same principle as a blue-light filter, you can also reduce your exposure to screen-light by turning the brightness...

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Tips For Taming Your Anger

...when it comes to controlling anger. It might seem obvious, but invest in sleep and a balanced diet. Tip #2: Take Regular Breaks Try taking a break from your every day environment so your mind can have some down time. If you work in a noisy or active environment, try to have some quiet time each day. Effective and regular meditation is also a great way to learn how to give our minds a break. Tip #3: Know Your Warning Signs For Anger To be able...

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5 Tips To Help You Kick Your Bad Habits

...gy degree who is experienced in various evidence-based therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She specialises in working with adults and teens experiencing major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder, grief and loss, identity concerns, relationship difficulties, and stressful life events in...

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Are Your Choices Working For You?

...nd worse, we’re not aware of how each of these elements are interacting to influence our behaviours. Without this awareness, we usually react and end up doing something we regret. Our choices become unworkable. What Is Workability? ‘Workability’ simply refers to your behaviours. It begs the question – is what you’re doing in a given moment working for you? In other words: if you keep doing what you’re doing ...

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