Key Attributes Of A Mentally Healthy Workplace

Key Attributes Of A Mentally Healthy Workplace

Prioritising mental health Provide mental health education for all levels of staff to raise awareness, increase understanding and encourage open discussion.   Trusting, fair & respectful culture Provide employees at all levels with skills to interact with honesty...
Meet Petra – Our New Kalgoorlie Psychologist

Meet Petra – Our New Kalgoorlie Psychologist

Private Practice at Suite 13, 47 Brookman Street, Kalgoorlie WA 6430 Qualifications: Professional Doctorate of Psychology (Counselling Psychology) DPsych(Couns) Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours) BBSc(Hons) Certificate in Bereavement Counselling Practice  ...
How Social is ‘Social Media’?

How Social is ‘Social Media’?

The irony of social media is that instead of making you feel more socially connected, research indicates that increased social media use can deteriorate your mental health.   Studies found that participants who used social media for more than two hours a day had twice...
July 2019 Newsletter

July 2019 Newsletter

Hey Everyone,   Sometimes we have to get ourselves back on track with goal-setting, focus and determination. Everyone needs a kick start sometimes.   How do you stay focused? How do we stay on the right road? How do we overcome our fears and keep on track? Passion,...
Chronic Illness and your Mental Health

Chronic Illness and your Mental Health

Chronic diseases are non-communicable illnesses that are prolonged in duration, do not resolve spontaneously, and are rarely cured completely.  A diagnosis of a chronic health condition can lead to feelings of shock, anger, grief, loss and sadness are common. These...
Autism And The Workplace

Autism And The Workplace

Prevalence According to the Centre for Disease Control (2014) one percent of the world’s population has autism.  In 2015, Australia estimated that 164,00 persons was diagnosed with Autism representing 1 in every 150 persons.  The numbers have significantly increased...
Body Image in Young People

Body Image in Young People

I see so many young people struggle with Body Image issues; whether it be an unhealthy focus on their weight, excessive control of their food consumption or disproportionate expectations on the shape and size of their body parts. What seems to be causing these issues...