Using Psychology to Manage Chronic Pain

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Stress Management Techniques to Manage Chronic Pain   Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) based Stress Management is best known for managing symptoms associated with mental health conditions like depression and anxiety. They are the most know and evidence based strategy and you are likely to so some CBT Stress Management at your…

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Men and their Mental Health

Men and their Mental Health Men are known for bottling things up. They frequently have thoughts such as “ I don’t want to bother others” or “its not anyone else’s business”.  The problem is that this mentality is significantly contributing to Australia’s increasing rate of Mental Health issues in men (ASHW, 2012). Research has shown that…

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Managing Chronic Pain

DID YOU KNOW THAT ONE IN FIVE AUSTRALIANS, INCLUDING ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN, LIVE WITH CHRONIC PAIN?  This number is HUGE and actually increases to one in three of the older (over 65) age group.  Those who experience chronic pain will know how much of an impact it can have on a person’s whole and the…

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7 Secrets of Highly Happy Children

7 Secrets of Highly Happy Children   When it comes to kids, people just don’t think about happiness enough these days. They think about success. They think in comparisons. They think about milestones, graduations and shiny trophies. What we need to think more about is what a child needs from a parent to be happy.…

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