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Seeing A Psychologist For The First Time?

...feel like nothings changed after your first session. The amount of time or number of sessions it takes to start noticing an improvement really depends on the problem that you’re seeking help for. With some problems like mild depression or mild anxiety disorders, you could start to notice an improvement as early as session 4, whilst other difficulties like trauma can take longer. Your psychologist should be able to give you guidance around this...

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

...t 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 with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families and has extensive experience working with anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and...

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5 Ways To Change Your Thinking

...re right. Look at whether there’s any real evidence that another person thinks you’re boring/stupid/awkward and if there’s not, be open to the idea that they see you differently to how you see yourself. 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, eating disorders, self-harm, ...

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Cutting In Teens: Why Do Teens Cut?

...at home. Your GP will be able to provide you with information about clinical psychologists in your area. Make sure that the clinical psychologist you see has experience working with teens and self-harm. 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, eating disorders, self-harm, and...

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6 Tips For Coping With Infertility

...feel upset when your period arrives, but try not to get caught up in the thoughts that come with this. It’s easier said than done, but buying into these thoughts will affect your mood and your anxiety. 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, eating disorders, self-harm, and...

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Support For New Mums

...u’re struggling with sleeping, routine, feeding, emotional support and more. PANDA The Post and Antenatal Depression Association website has information and tips for coping with a new bub. They also have a national perinatal depression helpline. Your GP A GP can help connect you to different services and give you information about what’s available to help you through your challenges A Clinical Psychologist Talking to an external...

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4 Tips To Help Your Teen Cope With ATAR Anxiety

...What Your Teen Needs To Know About Their ATAR BY DR SARAH HUGHES There is huge hype surrounding the HSC. It dies down slightly after exams finish, but just when the stress of exams starts to subside – results come out....

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Treatment for Eating Disorders: Have We Been Sucked Into The Eating Disorder Trap?

...not knowing causes too much anxiety… If they criticise their body and fixate on perceived flaws… …an eating disorder is starting to take hold. Don’t wait to see if it’s a phase. Take action. Now. 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, eating disorders, se ...

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5 Tips To Help You Ask For What You Want

...hold on you. A clinical psychologist can also help you to challenge the fears and thinking patterns that drive your people pleasing so that you can be successful in asking for and gaining what you want. 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, eating disorders, self-harm, and...

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Emotional Abuse: What Are The Signs?

...le than staying? You are strong. You are capable. You are smart. There is always a way out and people to help – you just need to ask. It’s scary, but leaving may well be the best decision you ever make. 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, eating disorders, self-harm, and.. ...

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