Psychology Blog

Learn tips to improve your mental health and find out the latest news on psychological treatments.

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...

Fostering Concentration In Your Children

Improve 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...

Christmas Planning Tips to Reduce Stress

Christmas is a special time of the year for most of us. It's especially a time for family gatherings and while it may be wonderful to get together and mark the passing of another year there can be many stresses about. Christmas is also a...

Men and their Mental Health

Men and their Mental Health Men can be 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 these thoughts are significantly...

Men’s Health Week: 15-21st June 2020

What is Men's Health and Why is it important? Men’s Health is about exploring the causes and factors behind what makes boys and men healthy, or not healthy, in Australian society. This Men's Health Week, we want to ensure we are working...

5 Tips to Help Your Child to Make Friends

See Our 5 Tips to Help Children 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,...

Tips to Revive the Christmas Spirit

Tips to Revive the Christmas Spirit   Argh, Is It Really Christmas Again? Don’t you wish for the days of being a kid at Christmas, refusing to go to bed because of the excitement of meeting Santa and his reindeers? Waking up at 5am...

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...

5 Reasons to Smile More

See our 5 Reasons to Smile More   The man who created the iconic yellow first smiley face in 1963 started World Smile Day, held on the first Friday of October each year. He stated he became concerned about the over-commercialization...

Understanding Self Harm in Young People

Self harm! The term itself often evokes panic, fear, sadness, anger and anxiety in the parents of young people who engage in this behaviour. But, what is self harm and why do young people do it? Is it on the rise? Will they grow out of...

12 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep

12 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep   Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 3am, but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. Following healthy sleep habits can make the difference...