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

...ing your child to practice facing their fears, try to remain calm and confident. This will show your child that you have confidence in them which will in turn help them to have confidence in themselves. 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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5 Pieces Of Parenting Wisdom We’d All Do Well To Follow

...and every time you say yes to a commitment you’re taking time away from the things you love to do. Be wise with your decisions. Find the right balance. Don’t forget to have fun. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults, and has a special interest in working with anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and...

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Parenting: How To Be A Better Parent

...my child preventing me from seeing the longer-term consequences of my actions? What will I be teaching my child if I step in? How will my partner feel? How will this impact our parenting in the future? 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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4 Tips To Help You Make The ‘Right’ Life Decisions

...Would this outcome be absolute and unfixable? Don’t allow uncertainty and fear to hold you back. Ask yourself – am I where I want to be? If the answer is no, use this as a reason to overcome your fear. 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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How To Stop Saying ‘Yes’ When You Really Mean ‘No’

...y difficult to be assertive and say no to others. Helping others can be a positive thing, but not being able to say ‘no’ when you need to can leave you over-committed and unnecessarily stressed, which can put you at risk for depression and anxiety long term. So why is it that such a simple, two letter word can be so hard to say? We tend to have beliefs about saying no that can be unhelpful. For example, we may believe that it’s rude or selfish...

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Living With A Loved One With Borderline Personality Disorder

...e learns to better manage their distress they will be able to refrain from harsh criticisms but until that time try to see their comments as a symptom of their disorder and not a personal attack on you. 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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A Few Thoughts About Thoughts

...retty old-school way of looking at thoughts, but still has relevance today. Trend #2: The CBT Revolution The idea is that thoughts are not fact and can be challenged. That is, you can get relief from emotional disorders like depression and anxiety by identifying and labelling unhelpful patterns of thinking, and replacing these thought patterns with realistic (although not necessarily positive) thoughts. These are the underlying principles of...

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Could Feeling Anxious Be The Answer To Feeling Less Anxious?

...ing your anxiety can sometimes be harder than it seems. If your progress plateaus or you’re finding it hard to get started, consider challenging your anxiety in conjunction with a clinical psychologist. 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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5 Tips To Help Your Teen Beat An Eating Disorder

...meals at roughly the same time each day. Meal times can be stressful but try to keep calm. The more frustrated you get, the more anxious your child will become and the harder it will be for her to eat. 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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Parenting: How To Parent Active, Inattentive Toddlers

...gh with instructions, your child learns that they don’t need to listen to what you say. Praise Good Listening If your child complies with a request and demonstrates good listening, praise their efforts. 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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