Pet Therapists

The Psych Professionals is thrilled to have been featured in an article lauding the health benefits of having pets by Bupa Pet Insurance. The recently published post, ‘The Health Benefits of Having Pets ‘, provides our insight into the roles pets play in improving our mental health, along with five other leading psychology experts in Australia.…

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Parenting: STOP beating yourself up!

Following our last blog topic, I feel it is important to consider how “parenting” and our own expectations of parenting, can impact on our children’s behavior. As a parent myself who has worked therapeutically with children and parents over the past 8 years I have come to find the hardest thing to first overcome is…

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Mindful Living

  What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is defined as “moment to moment awareness…being fully awake…being here for the moments of our lives, without striving or judging”. By not striving, we remain present and stop searching for those things in life that have not yet happened. How often have you thought to yourself ‘If only I could…

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