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The difference between guilt and shame
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The difference between guilt and shame

Although many people use the two words “guilt” and “shame” interchangeably, from a psychological perspective, they actually refer to different experiences. Guilt is a feeling you get when you did […]

  • calender July 31, 2021 |
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Why telling someone to ‘think positive’ may not be as helpful as you might think, and what to do instead
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Why telling someone to ‘think positive’ may not be as helpful as you might think, and what to do instead

In our current world of social media and positive vibes only posts, it’s important to be mindful that some of the platitudes and sayings that might help someone having a […]

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You are not broken
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You are not broken

What if you’re not in some way damaged, broken, or acting out? What if this is a natural and understandable reaction to all the hurt and pain you’ve endured, and […]

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Finding the right therapist for you
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Finding the right therapist for you

Finding the right care for your needs can feel a little like looking for love on a dating app—it’s sometimes tedious, awkward, and can be a bit of a wild […]

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In-person vs Telehealth psychology
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In-person vs Telehealth psychology

  Telehealth services have been around in regional and remote areas of Australia for quite some time, but the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated its reach and accessibility to all Australians. […]

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Insight into Insomnia
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Insight into Insomnia

Insomnia refers to problems either falling asleep or staying asleep. It generally involves an unhappiness with the quality of sleep (e.g., still feeling tired, not refreshed) and fatigue throughout the […]

  • calender March 7, 2018 |
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Chronic Pain
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Chronic Pain

Pain is a part of the human experience. It reminds us not to touch hot plates, to be aware of our surroundings or not to act rashly. It’s our bodies’ […]

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Understanding Trauma
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Understanding Trauma

Trauma is a kind of psychological injury that follows a significantly distressing event or experience. It involves difficulties in coping and can impair your everyday functioning. For most that experience […]

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Grief & Loss
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Grief & Loss

Grief and loss are normal parts of the human experience. Whilst it is often associated with losing a loved one, grief can also result from life changes such as losing […]

  • calender March 6, 2018 |
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