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Are you visiting a psychologist for the first time? Not sure what to expect? You are not alone! When you visit a doctor because you feel sick, say with the flu, you know what to expect from your medical appointment, and you know that eventually you...

It’s almost never a good thing when the school rings. Usually it’s a sick child who needs to be picked up. Other times it’s a forgotten lunch box. But sometimes it’s the teacher (or principal!) ringing to report on your child’s misbehaviour, or even that...

Most Australian parents of school-age children have asked themselves, when is the right time to send my child to school? If their birthday falls towards the end of the cut off period, should you keep them back a year? Or maybe they’re not quite as...

  All married couples want their marriage to be a happy one. On the day we say ‘I do’ we’re full of hopes about our happily ever after. But after a couple of years we may start to realise that marriage isn’t always blue skies and...

This September 9th is the start of Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week (BIEDAW) in Australia. Eating disorders and body image concerns present a huge problem for both males and females across Australia. Yet, there continues to be an enormous lack of knowledge and...

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s a great time to focus on just how important dads are. For many years, researchers believed the mother-child bond was the single most important relationship in a child’s life. But in the last few decades research...

Youth MHFA Course offered by Young Minds Network in The Gap Learn how to assist a young person in a mental health first aid situation. The Youth Mental Health First Aid course was created by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia, who offer award-winning training in 25...

Most parents today have heard of the term ‘resilience’. It is one of the most popular topics in positive psychology and among parenting experts. But may parents wonder, what is resilience? Why is it important for my child? And how can I help my child...

Self-care is certainly a term that’s burst onto the scene with an essential oil infused splash. In fact, today there’s a $10 billion self-care industry to advise you on all things self-care, from the newest fitness apps to the best scented candles on the market. But...

It can be extremely upsetting to parents the first time their previously angelic child lies to them. She might be adamant that it was the dog that went into the cupboard and ate the lollies. Or, she might insist that it was her baby brother...

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