Counselling Versus Psychology – What’s the Difference?

Although the two terms are often used interchangeably, especially online, counselling and psychology are not the same.
When researching on the internet, the terms may be used in such a …

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5 Strategies to Cope with PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is one common form of mental illness. More than a quarter of a million Australians will experience PTSD at least once in their lifetime.
 The condition …

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Psychology and Weight Loss Management

Studies show that the average Australian adult is above a healthy weight. Two-thirds of those adults are currently going through some weight loss program. Unfortunately, 40 percent of that lost …

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Tips for Helping Your Child Come Out

How Can You Make it Easier for Your Child to Come Out?
What do you do if you suspect your child might be LGBTI? That is, that they are attracted …

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How to Get the Most From Group Therapy

If you are suffering from a mental illness or trying to overcome an addiction, your doctor probably told you that group therapy is an essential part of your recovery. …

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At what point do we need to get a counsellor involved in our marriage?

Working out problems together is one of the most important things you and your partner need to do to strengthen your relationship. Sometimes, however, issues can get too big or …

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5 Strategies to Reduce Your ‘Coming Out’ Anxiety

Telling friends and family that you’re gay or bisexual or identify as transgender or intersex can be a stressful time. You’ve likely just come to accept yourself for who you …

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Recognising the Signs of Postpartum Depression

Having a new baby is an emotional time. Many new parents, however, find that instead of just the ups and downs of a few rough days, their emotional difficulties stretch …

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8 Easy Anger Management Tips to Try Out

Everyone experiences anger in some shape or form – sometimes it can be mild annoyance but on other occasions it can manifest into a full blown rage. As anger is …

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WA Mental Health Week: How to Stay Mentally Healthy

While overcoming mental health issues is neither quick nor easy, it is possible. You can take charge of your own life (or indeed help others to do the same) by …

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