Blog

Why the term ‘social distancing’ is problematic – and how to embrace social connection

16 April 2020

social-distancing-coronavirus

With everything that’s going on in the world, it’s more crucial than ever to connect, converse and ‘click’ with others. But with the so-called ‘social distancing’ measures in place, how do we stay s ...

Read more

How to manage anxiety in today’s unsettling world

23 March 2020

coronavirus-anxiety

Anxiety is a normal, healthy emotion. And during COVID-19 concerns, it can actually be beneficial – helping us be more cautious of ourselves and those around us. However, when irrational thoughts, u ...

Read more

My child finds reading a challenge. Could it be dyslexia?

4 March 2020

dyslexia-reading-kids

Your child’s reading hour is approaching. Tension begins to fill the air. And within moments, the avoidance tactics begin. Excuses, arguments, tears – and perhaps self-deprecating comments such as ‘ ...

Read more

8 practical hints for beating the back-to-school blues

4 February 2020

back-to-school

Was that the sound of the bell calling them back to school after weeks of summer break? While some will be jumping for joy – ready to hit the books, see their pals and meet their teachers, others wi ...

Read more

Explaining the NDIS – and just where psychology fits in the scheme

12 January 2020

‘How society treats its disabled is the true measure of a civilisation.’

This quote from human rights activist Chen Guancheng perfectly encapsulates our responsibility to care and provide support to ...

Read more

Seeing the bright side: Q&A on positive psychology

5 December 2019

positive-psychology

Positive Psychology. You’ve probably heard this enticing term bandied about, but might have little understanding of what it actually means.

It sounds positive though, right?

But it’s not just abou ...

Read more