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New Year. New You.

It’s a new year. But what does this mean to you? The new year can mean many different things to different people. You may find yourself re-thinking what you want to strive for in the year ahead; you may be busily thinking about the school year and kid’s activities; you may ...

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Rushed appointments – do you feel like no one takes the time to listen to you?

Have you ever walked away from an appointment thinking what just happened? I can’t remember what he just said, it was all too quick and he lost me at “you have………” You make time to schedule an important health appointment, take time out of your day because you’re concerned. The problem ...

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My child is always trying to be perfect with their studies! How parents can manage their 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 ...

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Creating Change is 7 years old! Here’s what you can expect from the Hills leading team of Psychologists

  We have been creating change in people's lives for 7 years now, but have you often wondered what to expect from a session with one of our psychologists? Creating Change is proud to be the Hills Districts largest team of Psychologists and Counsellors. If you’ve recently made the decision to change your ...

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What can a family member do to facilitate change in social drinkers?

  Drinking socially - when does one become one too many? Some alcohol researchers insist that because alcohol is a toxin, there is no ‘safe’ level of intake. Whilst most of us might think this is a little extreme, many families and marriages are seriously affected by one person’s drinking. Tolerance develops ...

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My teenager seems down and withdrawn. How do I know if they are hurting them self?

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 Maybe their behaviour has become more withdrawn and avoidant? 1 in 6 young people have considered self-harm at some point, with 1 in 10 having acted on it.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% of ...

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