Psychology Blog

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Is Telehealth Psychology Worth it?

Is Telehealth Psychology Worth it?

During COVID, we were forced to get used to doing our health appointments by phone and video, due to fear of infection and lockdowns. Since COVID times and the return of face to face appointments, there are two main “camps” of people....

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder

We are increasingly exposed to the term ‘Autism’, but we do not often understand exactly what is encompassed by the words ‘Autism Spectrum Disorder’.   What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? The term Autism Spectrum Disorder is used to...

Dealing with Adult Bullies

Dealing with Adult Bullying   When we talk about bullying, we think of school yard scenarios involving children.  It is important, however, to consider the impact bullying can have in the context of adult interactions.  The outcomes...

OCD: Breaking the Myths

OCD vs Anal Retentiveness Often when I hear people talk about OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) they are usually making reference to anal retentiveness, having to order things in specific ways or being overly clean. People will say “I...

Benefits of Lego Club Therapy

Benefits of Lego Club Therapy Lego Therapy is a play-based therapy method that uses Lego bricks and other similar construction toys to help children with autism and other special needs develop social and communication skills. The therapy...

Getting Ready for High School

Managing The Transition from Primary to High School Transitioning from primary to high school is often an exciting and nerve wracking time for children and parents alike. High school is often a different social, academic and behavioural...

What is Domestic and Family Violence?

  What is Domestic and Family Violence? Domestic and Family Violence is not just violence in it’s physical form (hitting and punching). Domestic family violence can be described by the pattern of actions that an individual uses to...