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6 Tips For Coping With Infertility

...er of previous losses. You will 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,...

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Tips For Making Tough Decisions

..., or practising self-care at work by taking regular breaks. Pascale is a clinical psychologist who is passionate about empowering people to create change. She is warm and empathic and is dedicated to providing evidence based psychological care. Pascale has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents with a variety of psychological disorders including depression, panic attacks, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, health anxiety,. ...

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A Few Thoughts About Thoughts

...f thinking, and replacing these thought patterns with realistic (although not necessarily positive) thoughts. These are the underlying principles of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) which is a very effective treatment for anxiety, depression and many other disorders. Trend #3: It’s All In The Mind(fullness) Mindfulness theory tells us that thoughts are a pretty meaningless product of our ‘thought machine’ (our mind). We give them meaning and...

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Thoughts vs. Facts

...hat thought today, close the door and get on with your day. Pascale is a clinical psychologist who is passionate about empowering people to create change. She is warm and empathic and is dedicated to providing evidence based psychological care. Pascale has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents with a variety of psychological disorders including depression, panic attacks, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, health anxiety,. ...

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Support For New Mums

...cycles …. but many mums wonder why no-one told them about the other parts of becoming a mum. Like how breastfeeding can be difficult and frustrating, or the loneliness many feel at 2am (and 3am, 4am and 5am), or the intense anxiety/fear/frustration that is felt when your baby cries for hours on end without any apparent cause. The important thing to remember is that even though it can be lonely, you don’t have to suffer alone. Many other parents...

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Cutting In Teens: Why Do Teens Cut?

...ng signs: • Having friends who self-harm • Stress at school • Changes to family dynamics • Changes to friends or social status • Negative body image • Poor coping skills • Difficulty expressing/sharing feelings • Depression, anxiety, low self-esteem Tip #3: Know the Difference Between Self-Harm and Suicide It’s important for you to know that even though your child is self-harming they don’t necessarily have any intent or des ...

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

...persevering. Remember slow and steady wins the race. 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 challenging behaviour. Scarlett Gill is a compassionate and empathic clinical psychologist who specialises in working with kids, teens, adults,...

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How Many Personalities Do You Have?

...ly in my practice. Overall, IFS provides a powerful, user-friendly model of understanding the complexities of the human mind and may be useful for treating difficulties such as low self-esteem, procrastination, low mood, and anxiety. There is also emerging evidence for IFS in the treatment of complex trauma. Brittany McGill is a clinical psychologist who completed her postgraduate clinical training at the University of New South Wales. She is...

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Getting Through Your Pregnancy

...eaking to a clinical psychologist. Emotions Some women aren’t impacted emotionally throughout their pregnancy, but some experience distress. With all the extra hormones, pregnancy can be an emotional time. Pre and post natal anxiety and depression are relatively common, with approximately a quarter of women symptoms of anxiety and depression in the two years after their pregnancy. The loss of a pregnancy can cause feelings of grief and...

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7 Steps To Living In The Moment

...ositive thoughts about the future might lead to excitement or hope. On the other hand, negative thoughts about the past can conjure up feelings of regret, sadness, or grief, and negative thoughts about the future can trigger anxiety and fear. It’s inevitable that minds will wander from the present moment, but when minds become stuck in the past (rumination) or future (worry), it can lead to a general deterioration in mood and quality of life....

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