Raising Children in a Digital Age

'Raising' versus 'managing' children? Parents are more and more crying out for help and wisdom.

NOBODY’S PERFECT!!

Perfection. Wouldn’t it be nice? We have all heard of it and many of us desire it, but what are the consequences of embarking on a pursuit for perfection? Firstly, it is important to distinguish between adaptive (helpful) and maladaptive (unhelpful) perfectionism....

Finding Hope in Your Relationships

By Ivette Moutzouris Registered Psychologist I am a strong believer in hope. I wouldn’t be working in this field if I didn’t believe that change is possible and looking forward is definitely part of the process. If I had to...

Thinking there is perfection is your first imperfection (the first of many)

Hi, my name is Alison and I am a perfectionist. Actually, let me rephrase that. I’m a recovering perfectionist. Take it from me, the road to recovery from perfectionism is a long and difficult one. Why is perfectionism such a...

Hope: The light in times of uncertainty

By: John Shin Psychologist On August 16th 2015, the world witnessed one of the most emotional and moving moments in sporting history. Australian golfer, Jason Day, was at the final hole at the PGA Championships and he broke down into...

Being Positive and Resilient. What does it mean?

Positive Psychology and Resilience Lyn Worsley Clinical Psychologist. Over the past month I had the pleasure of attending two amazing conferences on the other side of the world. The first one was the Pathways to Resilience conference in Halifax, Canada,...

It’s just not cricket: growth as a result of trauma

by Kaitlyn Massey, Psychologist Traumatic events shake us to our very core and incite us to ask some of life’s most profound questions – How? Why? and What if…? These are questions that never really have answers. Reflecting on my...