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Support For New Mums

...derstand your feelings can help you feel supported and better able to cope. There are many resources out in the community that can help you, as well as your own social supports. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Early Childhood Centre Your local early childhood nurse can connect you with a mother’s group, as well as answer any questions about feeding, sleeping, growth and development that you’re unsure about. Mother’s Groups Having a. ...

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6 Tips For Coping With Infertility

...u’ve had previous miscarriages your period can also be a reminder 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,...

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Addressing Body Image in Eating Disorder Recovery

...s when thinking about what makes you wonderful. Jessica is a Clinical Psychologist with experience working in outpatient, inpatient and day program settings. She works with a range of presentations, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and trauma. Jessica has a special interest in working with children, adolescents and adults experiencing eating disorders and recently published an article on Family Based Therapy (FBT) for Adolescent...

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

...to exercise triggers anxiety and agitation… If they need to keep track of their weight because 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 child Read More

How To Stop Saying ‘Yes’ When You Really Mean ‘No’

...other person will quickly get the message and stop asking. 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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Is Your Relationship With Exercise Healthy?

...hy, consider seeking the advice of a clinical psychologist. 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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8 Tips To Combat Stress Head On

...s very important. Tip #8: Practice Relaxation Practice skills for relaxation, whether that might be formal practice in the form of mindfulness meditation or yoga, or taking 5 minutes out of your day to do some deep breathing or take part in an enjoyable activity. Amanda Hale is a registered psychologist and a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) Candidate at the Australian National University. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults,...

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How To Cope Returning To Work Post Baby

...ossible, create a transition plan with your employer to start off with a few days/hours and then gradually increase your workload and responsibilities. Tip #2: Create A Fool-Proof Childcare Plan Whatever your primary form of childcare, ensure that you have a ‘back-up’ plan (and then a back-up plan for the back-up plan) for when your child is sick and needs to be picked up, or you’re running late. Discuss the plan with your f ...

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5 Ways You Can Help Your Teen Cope When Their Friends Are Cutting

...o the teen’s parents on your behalf to ask if they would mind passing on their contact details in case of an emergency. Knowing you have these details will help your teen feel less distressed because it will allow you to easily contact parents in the event of any distressed texts of phone calls. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults,...

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7 Tips To Help Your Teen Eat Well

...ydrates and good fats will also have a negative effect on your teens physical and emotional development. Tip #7: Eat as a Family Teenagers who grow up in families that regularly eat together have better nutrition. Aim to have a meal as a family at least once a day. Amanda Hale is a registered psychologist and a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) Candidate at the Australian National University. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and...

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