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How to Speak So You’re Really Heard….And More Likely To Get What You Want

...k them up to keep the house tidy (why) 2. I know that you’re not doing it deliberately (taking their perspective), but I feel angry (feelings) when you leave your dishes in the sink instead of putting them in the dishwasher (behaviour), because I get the impression you expect me to clean up after you and that is not my expectation of our relationship (why) 3. I know you don’t mean to (taking their perspective), but I feel upset (feelings) when...

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Living With A Loved One With Borderline Personality Disorder

...iving with a loved one with Borderline Personality Disorder can be stressful and emotionally exhausting. Seemingly mundane events can trigger extreme emotions and it can be hard to find a common ground. While your loved ones behaviour is their responsibility, there are things you can do to support them and improve your relationship. Here’s 5 tips to get you started. Tip #1: Be Clear + Concise People with Borderline Personality Disorder...

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How To Parent An Anxious Child: 5 Tips To Help Your Child Beat Their Anxiety

...void whatever it is that’s making them feel this way. While avoidance will help your child to feel better in the short-term, in the longer-term it will actually worsen their anxiety. Its tempting to avoid situations to avoid tantrums, but it’s only a short-term fix Identify what it is that your child’s trying to avoid and list all the situations related to this. For example, if your child wants to avoid being separated from you this...

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Cutting In Teens: Why Do Teens Cut?

...lood stains on bed sheets or clothes • Blood-stained tissues or empty pill packets • Missing sharp objects (e.g. knives, scissors, safety pins, razors) • Deliberate attempts to cover certain body parts • Secretive or elusive behaviour • Disappearing for long periods of time when distressed Tip #2: Be Aware of Risk Factors Not all teens will turn to self-harm to cope – even if they tick all the risk factors boxes – but knowing what makes a ...

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Perfectionism: 4 Tips To Help You Let Go Of Your Need To Be Perfect

...chologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and challenging behaviour. Scarlett Gill is a compassionate and empathic clinical psychologist who specialises in working with kids, teens, adults, parents, and families. She is dedicated to helping people overcome whatever problems they...

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Emotional Abuse: What Are The Signs?

...nship started and where it is now – is it getting any better or has it slowly gotten worse? Has your partner given any indication that he’s capable of change? Not just by saying that he wants to, but by actually changing his behaviour, and for longer than a few weeks? You’ll worry that leaving could be a mistake and that you won’t be able to cope on your own. But where have you heard those words before? Are they your words or his attempts to...

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5 Tips To Help You Kick Your Bad Habits

...rage each other along the way. Natalie is a warm and compassionate registered psychologist with a Masters of Clinical Psychology 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,...

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Are Unmet Needs Blocking You From Achieving Your Goals?

...the cause of any number of problem behaviours – anger, binge eating, gambling, drinking, speeding just to name a few – and understanding and acknowledging these unmet needs is an important step in successfully changing your behaviour. If you can’t easily see a link between your behaviour and your needs, take the time to look at things more closely. A good way to increase your awareness of your needs is to learn to slow down, ...

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Mastering Assertiveness

...la above and see what happens. Natalie is a warm and compassionate registered psychologist with a Masters of Clinical Psychology 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,...

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5 Tips To Help Your Child Beat Their Phobia

...contact with their feared object or situation they experience high distress and physical symptoms of anxiety (e.g. a racing heart beat, trouble breathing, shakiness). Younger children may also express their distress through tantrums or clinginess. So if phobias are normal – how do you decide when to wait for it to pass and when to seek help? As a general rule, if your child’s fear is intense and excessive, if it has been present for...

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