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

...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, and specialises in anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and challenging behaviour....

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What Can I Do To Feel Less Anxious?

...lready anxious – why not try turning your wasteful anxiety into productive 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, eating disorders, self-harm, and challenging behaviour....

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Self-Validation: What Is It + Why Do I Need To Practice It?

...the act and making a commitment to change. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families and has extensive experience working with anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and challenging behaviour....

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5 Dos + Don’ts For Offering Helpful Help

...egatives 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 challenging behaviour....

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Eating Disorders: Is Your Eating Disorder Trapping You With Fear?

...he Eating Disorder would look like. What if on the other side of fear lies freedom? 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....

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Tired Of Your Words Falling On Deaf Ears?

...and the person you’re talking to might still be unwilling to hear what you’re saying. If this happens, it’s not a reflection on your ability to communicate assertively, but a remind that in any given situation, only your own behaviour is under your control. Keep trying, start small, and know that changing anything, let alone your communication style, is a difficult task and one which you won’t get right all of the time – and that’s ok. Lisa ...

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Addressing Body Image in Eating Disorder Recovery

...ance they don’t like, and that’s ok. If we’re told we’ll only be happy when we’re totally body-confident it may feel like an impossible battle, and you may then feel like a fraud if you’ve recovered from your eating disorder behaviour but still have bad ‘body image’ days. Setting a goal for body neutrality or body acceptance, the idea of not having strong positive or negative attitudes about the way you look, is much more achiev ...

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How Reframing Can Help Us Manage COVID-19

...ience help me move towards my goals? – Are there any opportunities that that may come from this? Luke is a Clinical Psychologist Registrar with experience in a range of evidence-based interventions, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. He obtained a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from UNSW, and trained at the UNSW Psychology Clinic, the Westmead...

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7 Tips To Help Your Teen Eat Well

...bad’. Where you need to, differentiate between foods that provide a good source of energy for the body and foods that provide only a quick burst of energy for the body. Separate your teenagers’ food choices, weight or eating behaviour from who they are as a person. Tip #4: Encourage Good Food Choices Make lower-calorie, higher nutritional choices. Eat plenty of vegetables, legumes and fruit. Eat plenty of cereals, preferably wholegrain. Include...

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How to support HSC students in isolation

...n tend to overthink and worry excessively in isolation or indeed get overly involved in the chaos of social media. Open up the channels of communication (even if they may be initially resistant). Be Aware Of Changes In Their Behaviour You know your teenager well. You know how they usually function. If you notice a change in that functioning, then have a conversation with them about your observations and concerns. Be honest. Take the risk....

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