Behice is a registered Provisional Psychologist with the Psychology board of Australia who completed her undergraduate and Honours studies at Griffith University. Alongside her Psychology work, Behice is currently working in the Learning Support department at a school, which involves supporting students who have been diagnosed with intellectual disability, mental health disorders and other diagnoses in the classroom as well as socially.

Physically Distanced Not Socially Isolated

Physically Distanced, Not Socially Isolated   Socialising has and always will be an imperative and innate part of the human experience.  We literally need to socialise to survive. There has been a global shift from self-quarantining and self-isolation and we don’t know what the new normal will be. With restrictions on large social events, and…

The Effectiveness of Video and Phone Therapy

The Effectiveness of Video and Phone Therapy   Web based therapies, such as video calls, phone calls, and chats have become more and more common. Thanks to the Internet, you can access many types of therapy from the comfort of your own home. However if you’re used to face-to-face therapy, you might not be sure…

Fostering Concentration In Your Children

Fostering Concentration In Your Children   “Can’t you just sit down and do your work?!” Sound familiar? It may be difficult to understand why children struggle with concentration. Think of concentration as an exercise that requires regular training. Some of us need a little more support in this area than others, specifically children. Concentration is…

5 Tips to Help Your Child to Make Friends

5 Tips to Help Your Child to Make Friends   Making friends can be a daunting task for anyone, let alone children! For children who haven’t been equipped with strategies to effectively develop and maintain strong relationships, social problems are can be likely. The social health of children has an incredible impact on their mental…

Dealing With Stress Over Christmas

Queensland Mental Health Week

Queensland Mental Health Week – Take Time for Mental Health   We all need reminders about how to keep mentally healthy – am I right? Well lucky for us, Queensland Mental Health Week (QMHW) is an annual event that is organised to shed light on the different ways we can take care of our mental…