Communicating with Teens: Episode 1

  Has communication with teens changed over the years? Can we communicate better? As a parent our connection with our child can often fracture  as they move into the teen years. Psychologist Michelle Wotton addresses these questions from broadcaster Leigh...

Talking About Suicide: Episode 4 – How do you relate to a person who has lost someone through suicide?

    Clinical psychologists Lyn Worsley and Joe Alberts speak about the importance of focusing “on the hope in the now’ and reaching out to be with the person without any preconceived ideas or questions. “One size fits one”. They...

Talking About Suicide: Episode 2 – When someone says they are not OK

  What do you say when a person says they are not OK? Clinical psychologist Lyn Worsley and Meg Webster discuss with broadcaster Leigh Hatcher things to be mindful of as you start the conversation and the types of follow...

Talking About Suicide: Episode 1 – A conversation towards reasons for living

  Suicide – once a taboo topic, now we are encouraged to have a conversation. This podcast gives tips on how to direct conversations towards reasons for living, towards hope. Essential listening for parents and those who work with young...

Deck the Halls Without Hitting the Deck – Surviving Christmas in separated families

Christmas can be a challenging time in all families, separated or not and nearly always requires a degree of flexibility. Clinical social worker Davide Di Pietro discusses with Leigh Hatcher the tricky subject of accommodating Christmas traditions, gifts, celebrating without...

Boundaries – Why are they important? Part 1

The definition of boundaries means anything that marks a border. It’s a real or imagined line that marks the edge or limit of something or the limit of a subject, principle or relationship. Personal boundaries are guidelines, rules or limits...