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Did you welcome lockdown round 2 with a sigh of relief? (If so, read this.)

14 July 2020

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Thousands of Victorians have just begun the start of a second lockdown. And for some, the prospect of remaining indoors is music to their ears. For others, it will elevate fears of leaving home all

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How to get your kids back into the classroom with a smile – after lockdown

19 June 2020

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A Q&A on school refusal with Dr Peter Kyriakoulis

The pandemic has taken its toll on everyone – even our smallest members of society. So it’s understandable if your child isn’t over the moon about

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Sensible hygiene practices – or OCD? It’s a fine line.

26 May 2020

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As we’re in the midst of a pandemic (which by their very nature are health-related), we’re being continually told to practise good hygiene. But there is a fine line between ‘good’ hygiene practises

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Telehealth and children: everything parents need to know about virtual counselling

6 May 2020

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While telehealth has been around for some years, it’s certainly new to many of our clients during this time of social distancing. And while it can take some getting used to – for children in particu

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

16 April 2020

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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

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How to manage anxiety in today’s unsettling world

23 March 2020

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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

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