Results for: Mental Health

Grief- Is That What This Is?

Grief- Is That What This Is?

If you’ve been wondering what that confusing, painful ache in your chest is, it might very well be grief. For those that are struggling, we’ve got five tips to help you move through those heavy feelings.

That’s My Bubble! The Case for Personal Space

That’s My Bubble! The Case for Personal Space

Getting started on learning how to set healthy boundaries is the first step on your path to a happier, healthier life. So, for those who are struggling with this, we’ve come up with a few useful tips to get you started.

Sadness Has a Voice- Are You Struggling?

Sadness Has a Voice- Are You Struggling?

Who hasn’t felt it? It’s like you have weights shackled to your ankles and you’re sinking into an ocean of hopelessness. You’re in a dark room and no matter how hard you try to focus, you can’t see the light shining through.

How Are You Coping in the Wake of Uncertainty?

How Are You Coping in the Wake of Uncertainty?

There is no question that we are currently facing difficult times which are blanketed in uncertainty. For those of you that are feeling anxiety or stress, it’s an okay and a perfectly normal reaction to the current state of affairs in our nation.

Countertransference is not a Flesh-Eating Disease

Countertransference is not a Flesh-Eating Disease

Psychotherapy.net - by Lawrence Rubin, PhD, ABPP Among my varied clinical and clinically-related roles, I supervise master’s level counseling interns who are training in a variety of settings, from alternative schools to psychiatric hospitals. In our group supervision...

The Worry Jar

The Worry Jar

Laura Radniecki - June 5, 2018 The Worry Jar is a technique for people, especially children, who suffer from worry and anxiety. It helps kids identify, name and release their worries. The idea behind the Worry Jar is simple: 1. Write your worries down on little slips...

The year my brain broke

The year my brain broke

The Sydney Morning Herald - Ariane Beeston I was a newly registered psychologist when my brain broke. On maternity leave from my job in child protection I had what my psychiatrist later explained as a "break from reality" - a psychotic depression. It was a softer way...

Mental health workers struggle with stigma about their own issues

Mental health workers struggle with stigma about their own issues

Cuts and stretched services are affecting the mental health of carers in the sector, with many too ashamed to seek help. The Guardian- March 22, 2017 by Emily Reynolds Understanding around mental health is improving: campaigns such as Time To Change have drawn public...

Challenging Mental Health Stigma

Challenging Mental Health Stigma

What is it about mental health that makes us so afraid to talk about it? It’s time to break that stigma and start the conversation!