ijustwannabeme: Bilie Eilish and teen envy

Most of us can relate to envying a pop-star in our youth. Perhaps you dreamed of being one or just had a lot of fun imitating your idol. How many hours did you spend singing their songs or studying their...

Sleep

Sleep, or the inability to sleep, or sleep well, is not just a physical problem but can also be a psychological issue.

Dealing with the Dark Days

  Leigh Hatcher interviews psychologist Sarah Piper and her client “Robyn” who came to Sarah looking for support through her depression. Gain insight into what happens in a session with a psychologist, by listening to a re-creation of a segment...

Introducing….my dog Zoe.

Recently, at The Resilience Centre, we have been running a weekly group for adults titled “A Life Worth Living”.  It’s basically designed to help people who struggle with their emotions and tend to experience intense feelings which interfere with their...

Psychologists Are Human After All

Psychologists are regarded as experts in the human condition but they are still very human themselves. Psychologist Sarah Piper talks to Leigh Hatcher about her resilience journey, from working in indigenous and war torn communities, through parenthood, to psychologist at...

EMOTION COACHING – A brief outline

Recently I presented a Hot Topic on Emotion Coaching. This is a model that aims to help children regulate their emotions. Research links emotional competence with improved relationships, communication and behaviour so it’s a very useful tool to have as...

Valuing the present over procrastination

Sometimes when I am trying to write… the words don’t come.   It weighs on me that it’s due and I think about that more than what I’m trying to write. I become hard on myself for not writing earlier when...