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5 Tips To Help Your Child Beat Their Worries

...d logic for reassurance instead (e.g. ‘It sounds like those pesky worries are trying to trick you again, but what do we know about how truthful they are? What happened last time you worried about this?) 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 Dos + Don’ts For Offering Helpful 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, eating disorders, self-harm, and...

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Has Healthy Eating Become Toxic?

...tables don’t just offer energy, they give your body vitamins and minerals for healthy muscles and a healthy immune system. Switch your food focus and grow a healthier relationship with food as a result. 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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Finding A Way Through Grief

...e, it’s important to never block any of the emotions that grief triggers. The feelings and thoughts that come up after a loss need to be processed fully, and addressed head on. If you’ve experienced treatment for depression in the past, you should disregard all the skills you learned when dealing with sadness in grief. When our sad feelings are appropriate to what has happened, it’s important to do what feels right – whether...

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Surviving Christmas: 6 Tips To Help You Enjoy The Holidays

...o put in place to make having time a reality. Reschedule activities, say no, organise childcare for a few hours – you’ll never feel like there’s time for you, but there can be if you make it a priority. 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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Getting Through Your Pregnancy

...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 loneliness, and when...

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Sleepless in Sydney: How to Optimise Sleep – Part 1

...eling more irritability, more impulsive, lower in motivation, and less able to complete our daily tasks and responsibilities. It can also increase our risk of experiencing more significant mental health difficulties, such as depression, particularly if we have already experienced such difficulties in the past. Having a regular sleep routine and engaging in healthy sleep habits therefore provides a solid foundation for our long-term emotional and...

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5 Tips To Help You Reach Your Goals

...eating better looks like. A more specific goal might be “eat vegetables with dinner 3 nights out of 7” or “replace my Tim-Tams at afternoon tea with a muesli bar and piece of fruit on 2 days out of 7”. 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- ...

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The Art of Assertiveness

...lace or expressing your needs to your colleagues or boss. The more you practice assertive communication, the more you will believe that your needs are just as important as the needs of those around 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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5 Tips To Help Your Child Cope With Losing

...ge by praising your child before the outcome. Try celebrating your child making the grand final before the day, or reward your child for working so hard all term before their school report is delivered. 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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