You Did a Good Job, Mum: Three Points of Proof You Don’t Totally Suck As A Parent

frazzled mum

TW: probably not a great article to read if your Mum is a massive jerk. Mum, you did a good job. No, seriously – stop whatever you’re doing and give yourself a pat on the back. Science has confirmed it: you are not a totally sucky parent. In fact, according to research, you’re probably pretty …

Choosing Excellent Psychology Supervision

Psychology Supervision

Professional supervision is a requirement of AHPRA registration for most therapists working in the mental health field. Clinical Psychologists, General Psychologists, Social Workers and Mental Health OTs are all required to undertake ongoing supervision. Other professional bodies and associations also set supervision as a requirement of membership for their Psychotherapist and Counsellor members. Ongoing supervision …

What is Havening?

Havening photo

Havening is a psychotherapeutic approach to help release trauma, stuck emotion, nervousness or distressing memories from your system. The aim in Havening is to move the memory to a place where it’s no longer there or no longer emotional.  Instead, it will feel like a distant thing in the past, fuzzy, blurry or further away. …

What is EMDR?

EMDR

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a contemporary psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of trauma or disturbing life experiences. It is widely assumed that severe emotional pain requires a long time to heal.  EMDR therapy shows that the mind can, in fact, heal …

Internal Family Systems

Internal Family Systems

The Internal Family Systems (IFS) model of psychotherapy offers a clear, non-pathologizing, and empowering method of understanding human problems, as well as an innovative and enriching philosophy of practice that invites both therapist and client to enter into a transformational relationship in which healing can occur.  What Is Internal Family Systems Therapy? Internal Family Systems …