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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 discuss a [...] Read more

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 [...] 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 [...] 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 [...] 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 [...] 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 [...] 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 [...] Read more

Understanding Grief

Understanding Grief

When someone you love dies, the grief you experience can feel devastating. This grief is often a reflection of the love you felt for them and their loss from your life—now and into the future. It is [...] Read more

Is Social Media Making You Feel Bad?

Is Social Media Making You Feel Bad?

Social media is a great way to stay in touch with those important to us. We can keep up to date and celebrate highlights in each other's lives. But apps like Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram [...] Read more

Thinking Ahead to Reduce your Risk of Postnatal Depression

Thinking Ahead to Reduce your Risk of Postnatal Depression

Having realistic expectations, a large dose of self-compassion and access to support when needed are essential to reducing the risk of postnatal depression and anxiety. To read our latest article in [...] Read more

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