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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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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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6 Tips For Parenting Teens In Their HSC Year

...tely essential to ensure that your teenager has enough ‘fuel in the tank’ to make it through the year. Tip #5: Make Concessions Given the pressure of the year and the amount of study required, there will be times when school work will take priority over household chores. Avoid nit-picking about minor things (e.g., turning off lights, picking up socks) and don’t take ‘explosions’ of anger personally, as this is quite a normal symptom of st ...

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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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5 Tips To Help You Get Along With Your Teen…Yes It’s Possible

...ionship with your teen, consider a change to your parenting approach. Here are 5 tips to get you started. Tip #1: Take Your Teens Concerns Seriously When you’re juggling family responsibilities, work deadlines, and financial stress it can be hard to take your teens complaints about homework and relationship problems seriously, but while you might judge your teen’s problems as less important than your own, their feelings are just a ...

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Why Am I Feeling Anxious?

...ight-or-flight’ response, which in situations like that, might save your life. BUT…anxiety can become problematic when your fight-or-flight response switches on at inappropriate times, like before a big presentation at work or in a social situation. Your head gets stuck on thoughts like “what If I stumble over my words?” or “what if other people see I’m anxious – they’ll think I’m stupid and I won’t be considered fo ...

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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 Turn Your Goals Into Change

...gy degree who is experienced in various evidence-based therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She specialises in working with adults and teens experiencing major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder, grief and loss, identity concerns, relationship difficulties, and stressful life events in...

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