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This week's vlog provides information about social anxiety and how to treat it.
In this vlog Psychologist Jenna Trainor talks about Phobias and how to treat them.
In this video our Psychologist Jenna Trainor provides useful information about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), what it is and how to treat it.
There has been a lot of media discussion surrounding the game Fortnite in recent times. In this weeks Vlog Dr Cassidy discusses the pro's and con's of the game and provides tips on how to assess if the game is appropriate for your child.
We understand that coming to a psychologist may be a little daunting. The video below recorded by our Principal Clinical Psychologist welcomes you to the practice and helps you to prepare for your first appointment. A link to an article on preparing for your first...
This weeks vlog asks "do you know how to accept a compliment?" It highlights the following 4 tips for accepting compliments: Smile Say thank you and acknowledge the compliment Let the person know what it means to you Try and use it to make a...
NAPLAN occurs in May each year for children in Year 3, 5,7 and 9 across the country. In this Vlog Dr Cassidy talks about the pros and cons of NAPLAN and how best to support your child through this process.
This weeks Vlog asks whether or not you eat dinner with your family. It turns out research shows us that eating dinner together as a family can help prevent the risk of mental health issues. Watch to find out more.
April is Autism Awareness Month. In this Vlog Dr Cassidy dispels 4 common myths associated with autism.
This week's Vlog focuses on the problems with focusing on trying to be being happy. There are 3 myths that pervade in our society that actually get in the way of living the life we want to live. These myths are: Happiness is the natural state of being for us Happiness...
A recent survey of parents found that parents are more concerned about their children being bullied online than they are about drugs and alcohol. In this video Dr Cassidy discusses what parents can do to protect their children from being cyberbullied.
This week Dr Cassidy talks about how to access a Medicare rebate to help access psychology sessions. Key points: See your GP and book a double appointment to get a mental health care plan You must have a mental health concern, unfortunately other problems (e.g. couple...
Parental separation brings with it many challenges and difficulties for both parents and children. It’s not easy to create new parenting arrangements when a relationship breaks down, especially if there are unresolved issues and strong feelings. The cliché of ‘lets be...
Today's Vlog provides information and tips on how to ensure we are raising children who are kind and compassionate towards others.
All children at some point in their development are likely to experience some anxiety about being separated from their primary carer. It’s common and normal among babies and toddlers. A few preschoolers and school-age children develop a more serious form of the...
This Vlog focuses on the difference between values and goals and the importance of knowing what it is that matters to us.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, except when it’s not. Tips for managing a tough time at Christmas
Today's Vlog discusses out top 5 tips for coping with a tough time at Christmas.
This week's Vlog discusses tips for surviving Christmas.