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Posts tagged with ‘Anxiety’

  • Mental health under Medicare

    By Reception on February 20, 2018
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    Millions of Australians are benefiting from seeing a psychologist. You can contact a psychologist directly or be referred to one by your GP. Medicare rebates are available. Since 2006, when GPs were first able to refer people to see a psychologist, there have been 26.5 million individual psychology treatment sessions for members of the public, for a whole range of mental health disorders, such […]
  • 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 […]
  • Don’t Panic! How to recognise a Panic Attack

    By Reception on July 12, 2017
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    Up to 40% of Australians will experience a panic attack at some point in their lives. Learn about the various symptoms of a panic attack and what you can do to manage them. (reference reachout.com.au) What is a panic attack? A panic attack is an intense rush of fear or anxiety that causes a person to feel like they’re in […]
  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

    By Rachael Willis on April 11, 2017
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    What Is Autism (ASD)? Autism is a lifelong developmental condition that affects, among other things, the way an individual relates to his or her environment and their interaction with other people. The month of April is Autism Awareness month and to support the cause we wanted to share a helpful guide to understanding ASD and ways to support this disorder […]
  • Can being a Yogi improve your mental well-being

    By Reception on December 21, 2016
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    December is often the busiest time of year for most of us, a time when work, family and festive commitments seem to be pulling us in a million different directions. Often during this time when talk of Christmas is in the air we are left feeling more frazzled than festive and our mental well-being suffers. This can sometimes lead to […]
  • Time to Transform Negative Thoughts

    By Reception on November 11, 2016
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    Negative thinking can have a strong and sometimes devastating impact on all aspects of our lives. People try many different ways to ‘break out’ of their negative thought patterns including distractions, diversions or ‘drowning their sorrows’ only to later mentally beat themselves up for being still stuck in their negativity. It can feel like a real internal battle. How we […]
  • Dealing with anxiety at work

    By Rachael Willis on June 22, 2016
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    Navigating the workplace can be stressful — especially for individuals dealing with anxiety. Dr. Marla Deibler, a licensed clinical psychologist and the executive director of The Center for Emotional Health of Greater Philadelphia, has outlined some crucial tips — from symptom management strategies to changing your entire mindset — for handling anxiety in the workplace. 1. Don’t suppress your anxiety Stifling […]