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  • What is a Psychologist?

    By Reception on September 18, 2017
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    There has always been – and probably will always continue to be – confusion surrounding what a psychologist does, and what a psychiatrist does. While the names sound similar, there are important differences in their job roles and responsibilities. “Psychologists are university-educated experts in human behaviour, emotions and mental processes. They work with people across the lifespan to help individuals to […]
  • Digital addiction- It’s a thing!

    By Reception on October 17, 2017
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    In the last few decades, the Internet, as well as the technology and applications available on mobile phones, are useful tools that have changed everything about the way people communicate and entertain themselves. It is almost impossible to work and have relationships in today’s society without some type of access to the Internet. With this convenience and list of activities […]
  • #InternationalDayofHappiness

    By Reception on March 20, 2017
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    TIME TO SMILE??? It’s Monday morning and you may be feeling less than chipper but believe it or not, today is International Day of Happiness!! On this day Thousands of people all around the world are taking action to support the International Day of Happiness, and so are we! 🙂 I know that there are many people struggling to find […]
  • Take the steps to change with us

    By Reception on March 6, 2017
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    This week sees the launch of ‘Believe in Change’, the first national campaign ever undertaken by the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the peak representative body for psychologists in Australia. The Believe in Change campaign centres around a TV advertisement, which will be broadcast nationally throughout the year, as well as in cinemas and on social media and radio. Psychologists are dedicated to helping […]
  • Not Sure If You Need Counselling?

    By Reception on February 23, 2017
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    Perhaps you have been thinking about having therapy for a while or maybe you just feel isolated and unsure where to find support? One day you feel really low and want to speak to someone as soon as possible.  The next day you feel a little better and the thought of reaching out passes. Sound familiar?  We all have good and […]
  • Lets celebrate Psychology Week

    By Rachael Willis on November 6, 2016
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    Today marks the beginning of this years Psychology Week celebration. Psychology Week is an annual initiative of the Australian Psychological Society that aims to increase public awareness of how psychology can help Australians lead healthier, happier and more meaningful lives. To support the campaign this year the Australian Psychological Society (APS) has introduced the Compass for Life initiative, which will help Australians measure […]
  • Mental Health begins with Me!

    By Rachael Willis on October 10, 2016
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    Did you know today is World Mental Health Day (WMHD)? So what’s WMHD I hear you ask! World Mental Health Day is an annual program held on 10 October to raise public awareness of mental health issues worldwide. This day of recognition is chance to globally focus on mental health education, awareness and advocacy. This year the Pure Empowerment team is getting […]
  • EAGALA Program coming soon to Pure Empowerment

    By Rachael Willis on May 25, 2016
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    Founded in 1999, the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) is the leading international not for profit association for professionals incorporating horses to address mental health and personal development needs. We are delighted to announce that Pure Empowerment is now an official member of EAGALA and will be coming to our Shepparton practice in late 2016. The EAGALA Model […]