The Art of Rest

I can't relax!!! My mind is racing, I'm restless, anxious and agitated. I've got a million things to do... and I cant seem to find any peace. I just want to rest. Sound familiar? The acquisition of rest and peace is the universal desire of every human being on the...

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy or CBT is a form of psychotherapy that basically helps a person to change their thinking, feeling and behaving, resulting in positive changes in a person's quality of life. It is a popular form of therapy, as it is evidence/ research based...

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Not my Circus Not my Monkeys

Do you ever feel as though there is an ever increasing inclination towards 'drama' in the world? Do you ever find yourself surrounded by people who seem to want to draw you into their current 'soap opera?' It is true, there are people who are proverbial drama magnets,...

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Overcoming Anxiety

Your heart is racing, you're starting to sweat, your mind is confused, you don't know what to do or where to go...  Anyone relate to that? If you've experienced an anxiety attack, those symptoms and more will be familiar. Anxiety can creep up on any of us... and it...

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Overcoming Codependency

Do you feel a nagging obligation to rescue people? Do you feel guilty or anxious if you say NO? Do you find yourself trying to fix others, even when your own life is out of control? Do you work harder on other people's issues than they do? Are you in a relationship...

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Lonely?

Are you lonely? In my work as a counsellor, I often meet people who are lonely. In fact, much of the time the very thing that propels people to seek counselling is loneliness. It is nothing to be ashamed of, just as being hungry is nothing to be ashamed of. It is an...

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boundaries

If there's one theme that comes up in counselling sessions more than any other, I would say it would be around the concept of boundaries. Healthy boundaries and healthy relationships go hand in hand. Whether we are talking about the relationships in a company or...

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Diabetes and Depression

Depression and Anxiety seem to be epidemic in this generation. Whether this is a cold hard fact or simply a result of over- diagnosis, it is a statement worth noting. Similarly, Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia. In light of this, it is...

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Online Counselling

Online counselling can be a great way to receive support. If you are a FIFO worker or just uncomfortable about going to counselling, it can be a really suitable alternative.

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