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Are You Addicted To Your Smartphone? 6 Tips To Help You Break Your Habit

...r, there’s no time like the present to change. Disconnect from your smartphone and re-connect with your kids – you won’t regret it! Scarlett Gill is a compassionate and empathic clinical psychologist who specialises in working with kids, teens, adults, parents, and families. She is dedicated to helping people overcome whatever problems they are experiencing in their lives, whether it be anxiety, stress, depression, low-self-esteem,...

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How To Stick To Your Alcohol Goals This Festive Season

...glass down between sips Always eat before drinking Avoid nibbling on salty snacks that may make you thirsty and increase your urge to drink. Kim is a warm and empathetic clinical psychology registrar who is passionate about working with adults and young adults to improve their quality of life, enhance adaptive coping/functioning, and reduce suffering. Kim works with a range of presentations including drug and alcohol problems, addiction, issues...

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5 Tips To Help You Break Free Of Depression

...owards social and physical activity, you’re making progress and working towards breaking out of the depression cycle you’ve been stuck in up till now. Liza is a warm and compassionate clinical psychology registrar who enjoys working with adults, children, adolescents, parents, and families. She is dedicated to working collaboratively and empathically with clients to help them develop an understanding of their difficulties, and to ...

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6 Tips To Get Your Worry Under Control

...at a more appropriate time. Tip #4: Set Aside Solution Time Worry can be disruptive and it can get in the way of us getting things done. Reduce the amount of time you spend worrying by setting aside half an hour each day to work through any worries that might be solvable. Tip #5: Can It Be Solved? As much as we’d like to, sometimes we just aren’t able solve problems straight away. It’s important to assess what, if anything can be achieved right...

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Parenting Teens: Turning Conflict Into Compromise

...each idea’s pros and cons before together choosing one particular idea Step 7 Give yourselves a timeframe to complete and practice this idea before evaluating its effectiveness Step 8 Review and evaluate. If the idea didn’t work, discuss why and then start the process again until you find the solution that works for you both This exercise will help your teenager with important skills in negotiating and problem solving issues and conflict, and...

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

...sking. 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, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive...

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Coping With The Loss Of A Loved One

...wearing down’ your family and friends. It may also be valuable to take time-out for yourself to grieve and receive support. Julia is an empathic and compassionate clinical psychologist who uses evidence-based treatments to help her clients create meaningful change. Julia specialises in working with adults with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss. She also works with adults experiencing work stress, anger management, drug and alc ...

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What Is Mindfulness And Why Should I Try It?

...ons and thoughts). Most of us are terrible at being present. We think about deadlines at work, earlier conversations, what we’ll have for dinner – everything but the here and now. this…the present isn’t nearly as stressful as the future There’s nothing wrong with thinking about the past or the future, but if your head is constantly buzzing – you’re more vulnerable to stress, anxiety, and low mood. Th ...

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How Can I Tell If My Child Has OCD?

...orm their rituals other than to say they have to do it ‘until it feels right’. If you’re questioning whether your child needs professional help, ask yourself this: If my child can’t finish their ritual do they become distressed? Are my child’s rituals interrupting our family life? Do my child’s rituals get in the way of them doing things they want to do? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it’s probably worthwhile making an...

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4 Tips To Help You Win Back Control Of Your Eating

...g, energy, and fitness mean to you? Don’t exercise to lose weight, exercise to be stronger, fitter, healthier, and happier. Likewise don’t diet to lose weight, eat healthy foods to fuel your body and treat your body well. It might sound like a small difference, but shifting your focus away from weight loss will help you to break free of your struggle with food. Dr. Emma Boles is a Clinical Psychologist who enjoys working with children, young...

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