Part 2 – 5 Solutions to Communicating with Your Tweenager
Part 2 of the Tweenage Years - As a parent, opening the lines of communication with your child can become more of a challenge when you enter the tween years. You may try to talk to them about certain things and get push backs or emotional outbursts. Don’...Details »
How to Help Your Child Transition to High School
It’s that time of year when children who have made it to the end of primary school, prepare for the unknown of what high school brings.
Feeling Flat, overwhelmed or out of control? How to Increase Your Happy Hormones.
Often we can find ourselves in a bit of a slump. Feeling flat or sluggish with no motivation.
Or we may feel stressed or overwhelmed with life.
It can be hard to work ...
How to help Uni & High School Students Manage End of Year Stress
Do you have a teenager or young adult feeling stressed with upcoming exams?
Are they struggling with performance or feeling anxious about what the end of the year will bring?
Is Your Teen Not Eating Properly? 4 Ways to Help Your Teen with Body Image
Do you spend time making food for your teen, only for them to not each it?
Is your teen irritable, and are you concerned for their health and wellbeing?
Tips for Your Teen – 6 Ways to Thrive, Cope & Succeed
The Tweenage Years – Helping Parents Understand Your 10-14 Year Old-Part 1
When children head towards the end of their primary school years, and start to transition into high school, it is a huge shift for them. Not only are they developing physically, but their brain is rapidly changing each year they get older. This brings an array of behaviours and actions, ...Details »
How Self-Soothing as a Baby affects our Mental Health as an Adult
The Benefits of Getting Online Mental Health Support vs. Waiting
On a waitlist for a face to face appointment with a therapist?
Maybe you've been thinking of talking to someone, but unsure if doing it online will work?
How to Manage Your Child or Teen’s Misbehaviour at Home
Have a child or teenager misbehaving at home?
Unsure why they continue to play up on you, and feel helpless?
What else can you do to manage their misbehaviour?
10 Ways to Reduce Self-Injury & Harm
Self-harm or self-injury is the action of deliberately hurting your body. You or someone you know may sometimes ...Details »
5 Benefits of Online Therapy During Lockdown & the Cost of Not Getting Immediate Support
5 Ways to Tackle Loneliness and Lack of Connection in Lockdown
As humans we thrive on meaningful connection, so although the pandemic is challenging us on many levels, the ...Details »
How to take the first step to overcome your OCD
Too scared to touch a pen at work, or constantly washing your hands or checking things?
Aware of your OCD, and want to know how to make small changes to overcome your OCD?
How is Low Self Esteem Affecting You? Take our Checklist.
Having doubts about yourself and what you’re capable of?
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Finding you have persistent negative thoughts and feelings about yourself?
Does your child have high expectations at school? How to manage perfectionism.
Does your son or daughter have unrealistic standards & high expectations?
Do they show signs of Perfectionism?
Do they often not feel good enough, or think they should have worked harder?
Outbursts, Bad Attitude – The Reason School & Extracurricular Pressure Impacts your Teen
Have you seen changes in your teen’s behaviour – highly strung, lashing out or a bad attitude?
Is your teenager avoiding you, feels the pressure, stressed out - and you don’t know how to manage their reactions?
How to handle your teenager’s messy bedroom
Our very own Clinical Psychologist Dr Bianca Heng recently wrote an article published in New Idea Magazine, on 'How to handle your teenager's messy ...Details »
How to reconnect with my tween or teenager
Are you a parent, feeling lost as to why you’re not as close with your child anymore?
Has your child grown more distant as they get older, and you don’t know how to reconnect?
My Teenager is Lazy! How to get your Teen to do Homework & Chores
Do you have an unmotivated teenager, who won’t do anything you ask?
Are they resistant to doing their chores, and have difficulty completing tasks?
Exam Stress & Anxiety battle. How to support your child
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Do you have a teenager at home going through the HSC or senior exams this year? Or maybe a young adult studying at College?
3 Successful ways to keep your Teens Video Gaming Under Control
Is your teenager video gaming & playing online non-stop since being in isolation? Do you wish they would go outside, ride their bike, play a game or use their imagination?
Are ... Details »
How to talk to your children about Coronavirus
Are you constantly answering your child’s questions about Coronavirus, and why they can’t see their friends anymore?
Why their birthday party has been cancelled.
Do you find it ... Details »
Tackle your bad eating habits. How to reduce the pressure
Are you feeling defeated? Not losing the weight you after trying so hard?
Do you know that your eating habits are unhealthy, and feel you’re resorting to more drastic measures to lose the weight?
Teenage romance and break ups – how to cope as a parent
Do you have a teenager who’s actively dating? Or has your teenager just broken up with their boyfriend or girlfriend? Adolescent romance is an important developmental marker for a teenager’s self-identity, functioning and capacity for intimacy. It is important ...Details »
Perfectionism at school – How to manage your child’s expectations
Does your son or daughter have unrealistic high standards? Do they show signs of Perfectionism? Do they often not feel good enough, or think they should have worked harder? Perfectionistic tendencies are often seen in teenagers and young adults studying for their school exams or at university. They can often feel ...Details »
Supporting teenagers to succeed in the social world
Ever feel like it’s a losing battle to get your teen to interact socially? Do you constantly feel like you are fighting against their social online world? As a parent, we all want our teenagers to learn the social skills to cooperate, negotiate conflicts, develop perspective, as well as make ...Details »
My daughter is self-harming – what do I do?
Is your daughter self-harming, and you don’t know how to help? Is her self-harming taking its toll on the whole family? The teenage years can be troublesome for any adolescent, and outside influences such as peer pressure, family life ...Details »
HSC, Study Stress & Anxiety – How to help your teenager cope
Do you have a teenager at home going through the HSC this year? Or maybe a young adult studying at University or College?
HSC stress - it's a reality for many Australian teengers. The adolescents of today ...Details »
Why is it a challenge for men to ask for help?
Why is it so difficult for men to ask for help when it comes to their health? It’s known as the quiet crisis. Men not asking for help when needed, or talking to someone when they could really benefit from advice or a different perspective. Did you know that ...Details »
Withdrawn and down teenagers. How to understand self harm
Do your teenager’s emotions oscillate like a rollercoaster? Are their moods extreme, and they are finding it all too much? Maybe their behaviour has become more withdrawn and avoidant? 1 in 6 young people have considered self harm at some point, with 1 in 10 having acted on it. Australian studies suggest that 6-8% ...Details »