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AHPRA Board Approved Supervision

AHPRA Board Approved Supervision

DId you know that we are certified to offer supervision to other practicing and intern psychologists, approved by the Board of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). We offer support in multiple therapy modalitites, as well as specialised supervision in the field of perinatal [...] Read more

What makes Cloudberry Clinic unique?

What makes Cloudberry Clinic unique?

At Cloudberry Clinic, we take pride in holding all 3 qualifications possible for clinical psychology, the highest in the field. So what are the 3 levels? 1. All registered psychologists have tertiary education, follow a Code of Ethics and must complete continuing professional development to maintain [...] Read more

When panic takes over

When panic takes over

The feeling of panic can be very scary and unpleasant, and can be accompanied by many physical symptoms such as racing heart, shortness or breath, shaking, lightheadedness, sensations of hot or cold, sweating, feeling faint to name a few. There is good reason for this physical reaction, otherwise [...] Read more

APS Perinatal and Infant Psychology Interest Group

APS Perinatal and Infant Psychology Interest Group

This week, I had the opportunity to appear as a guest speaker for the Australian Psychology Society Perinatal and Infant Psychology Interest Group in Sydney. It was a good opportunity to present a topic close to my heart with other professionals in the field.

9 reasons new mums find it hard to ask for help

9 reasons new mums find it hard to ask for help

Our latest article is hot off the press and has been published on the Bubhub this month. Having a newborn is a precious and very intense time for most new mums. Getting even a small amount of help at well-timed moments can make all the difference. But there can be mental blocks to asking for help. [...] Read more

A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air

When managing anxiety, there are lots of different techniques that together can make a real difference. One of the simplest starting points is looking at your breathing. How do you breathe? Not everyone breathes at the same rate naturally. Have a check right now of how many breaths you take in and [...] Read more

Strive in 2018

Strive in 2018

If you are looking for inspiration, you may find it here... Nothing like a good quote to get you going. A little progress each day adds up to big results You will either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours. One day, you will wake up and there won’t be any [...] Read more

Starting a conversation about mental health for medical professionals

Starting a conversation about mental health for medical professionals

When people are struggling with mental health issues, asking for the help they need can seem overwhelming. They may associate their symptoms with a weakness or character flaw, and feel ashamed they are not coping. As a result, they may be hesitant to open up and uncomfortable discussing the [...] Read more

Talk given for Harp Centre Australia

Talk given for Harp Centre Australia

Last week, I presented for Harp Centre Australia about how to perform at your best and manage anxiety. Thank you to Mr Owen Torr and Ms Alice Giles for the opportunity to speak. Always in awe of these extremely talented people. Below is a summary of the talk. Included are strategies that can also be [...] Read more

Managing Performance Anxiety for Musicians

Managing Performance Anxiety for Musicians

If the thought of getting up in front of a group of people and performing fills you with anxiety, you are not alone. Most people suffer from some level of performance anxiety. Public speaking is the second worse fear in the general population—and that’s higher than death! It’s natural to feel [...] Read more

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