Dec 3

The Truth About Panic Attacks

Panic Attack Facts:

The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How

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Up to 40% of Australians will experience a panic attack at some stage in their life.

Jul 14

What is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and How Does it Work?

Cognitive Behaviour TherapyWhat is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)?

An Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is one of the most widely used psychological therapies. It focuses on the way people think, feel and act to help them overcome their emotional and behavioural problems.

CBT aims to alleviate people’s symptoms and distress as quickly as possible and prevent problems from recurring by:

  • Training them to identify unhelpful thought patterns, perceptions and behaviours
  • Helping them develop flexible, non-extreme and self-helping thoughts, beliefs and behaviours, and
  • Providing them with knowledge, skills and strategies that can be used to prevent recurrences of their problems and apply them to other challenges in life.
Jan 14

Tips for a Tranquil Transition Back to School

4 simple things to make going back to school easier for your kids – & You

Back to School AnxietyThe summer holidays are fast drawing to a close and thoughts have turned to going back to school.

If you’re a parent of school age child it’s likely that you’ll be going out to buy school shoes, uniforms and school supplies. But another important and sometimes overlooked task is emotional and mental preparation for the return to school.