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Lying on the Couch – Why We Lie in Therapy

It may seem strange to you that people would lie during therapy sessions. After all, people pay a great deal of money, and spend a lot of physical and emotional energy, seeing a therapist. We are told – and we know – that therapy is a private, safe space to discuss your issues and problems. […]

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The NDIS, Mental Health Plans and Coping with Change

Changes to mental health services we rely on can be a daunting thing to face. For many it can feel as if those most affected by changes – our patients – are being left out of the all-important decision making process. This can cause a great deal of anxiety, stress and worry that vital services […]

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What is a Healthy Family?

We have many clients, new to therapy, unaware of exactly what family therapy entails. And, with so many conflicting opinions and advice available, it can become difficult to judge if your family is mentally healthy or if there are problems arising. So today we are going to discuss just what family therapy is and the […]

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Creating a safe place

Safe place Ask your child/ teen to find a toy animal while your gather the creative materials. You will need safe building materials such as cardboard boxes of different shapes and sizes, popsicle sticks, fabric, clay, coloured cardboard, pipe-cleaners, colouring pens or pencils, even glitter, and sequins, scissors and glue. Talk about things that make […]

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Creative Calming Tip

Chasey on paper/ Tiggy on paper On a large sheet of paper with crayons or oil pastel begin drawing lines around paper in swirls, zigzags wherever your pastel takes you. While your child followsor chases you. Have fun, ‘You can’t catch me!”. Once your child has tapped youwith their pastel swap over and follow them. […]

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