October 21, 2019

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs an adult can have. At times as parents it can feel as if you are being put through a tumble dryer, pushed and pulled from all different directions; work, family, partner, family, and the list goes on. Life can sometimes seem overwhe...

October 14, 2019

It’s so hard when children start to feel like failures during the process of learning in life and begin to disengage.  Children, like adults, feel pressure to succeed and be “perfect”. When a child is disengaged from learning, all it means is that they are linking thei...

May 7, 2018

Chances are you have overheard the word ‘Fortnite’ being used frequently in your home or even on the playground of your child’s school. If you haven’t yet heard about the latest gaming craze, you may soon. The latest gaming craze took the world by storm, overnight. Eve...

February 5, 2018

Starting the new year motivated can be difficult. And many of us can relate to a post-holiday comedown, which experts coin ‘The Blues.” This term is a psychological term that is often used to describe feelings of disappointment and deflation following returning to norm...

February 5, 2018

Whether you love it, or loathe it, New Year's Eve is often hyped up as the biggest celebration of the year.

And while critics may put their distaste for the event down to the unrealistic expectations it generates, a psychologist has revealed that deeper, subconscious fe...

April 15, 2016

As practising psychologists we often have parents and children presenting to us with complex problems, where parents are unsure of their exact therapy goals. Most often I hear from both parents and teachers alike that they are deeply concerned about our children and te...

April 5, 2016

 

1. Model Mindfulness for your Child

We can’t show adolescents the benefits of a mindfulness practice without modelling it ourselves. This doesn’t mean we always need to be paragons of contented bliss, but we should demonstrate our ability to manage stress and respond...

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