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Navigating back to school anxiety

Navigating back to school anxiety

It is not uncommon for students to experience heightened anxiety during this transition period. In this blog post, we will explore some effective strategies to help manage and alleviate back-to-school anxiety. 

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Strengths-based reframe of the DSM-5-TR criteria for autism 

Strengths-based reframe of the DSM-5-TR criteria for autism 

While it may be some years before the DSM is reviewed once more, many psychologists have already begun to take a step towards a more affirming view of autism. Here we offer a…

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Looking after our mental health in the new year

Looking after our mental health in the new year

The new year can often be a very exciting and joyful time, However it can simultaneously be a daunting, sad, lonely time for a lot of us. We have created a list of…

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Six things you need to know about internalised autism

Six things you need to know about internalised autism

Autism is widely recognised as being a spectrum, with no two autistic people being the same. Thanks to ongoing psychological research and disability advocacy work, there is now a better understanding about the…

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Warning Signs: When someone is not okay

Warning Signs: When someone is not okay

When someone is struggling it can be difficult to know what to do, but the first step is being aware that they are not okay in the first place. The warning signs that…

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Anger and Aggression

Anger and Aggression

People have the assumption that anger is the same as aggression, but this is not the case. Anger is a healthy emotional experience; aggressive behaviour is not. Expressing anger is vital.

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Let’s Break Down Breaking It Down – Executive Functioning

Let’s Break Down Breaking It Down – Executive Functioning

Executive functioning plays an important role in our ability to navigate daily task and co-ordinate goal-oriented behaviour. Helping your child complete components of a routine does not hinder their independence. • If your…

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5 Things I Learnt After my First Year of Being a Psychologist.

5 Things I Learnt After my First Year of Being a Psychologist.

It took me seven years of studying and thousands of hours of hands-on experience to acquire my knowledge, the number of resources I own will not make me a better psychologist.

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Spotlight on LGBTIQA+

Spotlight on LGBTIQA+

A disproportionate number of those who identify as LGBTIQA+ experience poorer mental health outcomes. Although many LGBTIQA+ Australians live healthy and happy lives, research has shown that a number experience poorer mental health…

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