Have challenges in your life set you back, and you’re struggling to soldier on?
Do you find when things go wrong or don’t turn out how you’d expect, it’s hard to remain optimistic?
Do you sometimes feel like your loved one isn’t ‘there’, as if they have difficulty hearing or even seeing you?
Do you witness them sitting at the kitchen table, staring into space for an hour or two?
Are you going through a period of grief, maybe lost someone close to you?
Are you struggling with managing your emotions and coping day to day?
Do you experience high levels of pain? Has it been persisting for months or maybe years?
Do you feel like just stopping, with the pain crippling you daily?
Our Director & Clinical Psychologist Rebecca Deane had the priveledge of being interviewed by Karen from Yoga Bare Hawkesbury, talking about the changes and challenges many are facing with the affects of COVID-19, and how you can adapt to that change, and reduce worry & stress. Take and listen and ...Details »
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?
It is common to feel nervous before seeing a psychologist, especially if it is your first time. Spending some time thinking ...Details »
Our experience facing the horrific bush fires...Two days before Christmas, my husband and I, and our two little boys waited ...Details »
Do you always feel anxious and like your emotions are erratic and all over the place?
Do you have trouble controlling impulses, lose concentration or forget simple things?
When someone is, anxious, unmotivated or distracted, ...Details »
If you have been keeping up with Married at First Sight you would have seen Heidi talking about her relationship fears. She is wanting a relationship so much but finds it hard to let go of her fears… Are you at a stage in your life where you think you ...Details »
Do you worry about having or developing a serious illness? Do you find yourself scanning your body and fixating on particular bodily symptoms? Many wonder what Health Anxiety actually is. You may find yourself regularly checking your body for signs of illness. e.g. checking for changes in a rash or ...Details »
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 ...Details »
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 ...Details »
Redundancy. A word we all don't like to hear. We spend a lot of our lifetime at work. So what would you do if you lost your job unexpectedly? How do you think you would cope? Christmas time can be an extremely busy time of year for many businesses, however it can also ...Details »
Do you feel like you are on an emotional rollercoaster? Are your emotions dominating your decisions? Reacting more to events than others? Why is it that so-called ‘negative’ emotions, seem to hinder our life? You finish your day, feeling tense, and as you head home a weight bares down on you. ...Details »
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 ...Details »
Are your friends or family questioning you about when you’re getting married? Or making comments that your clock is ticking, saying you better find a man and settle down? Many of us have the tendency to build up ideas and expectations about what we “should” be doing with our lives, ...Details »
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 ...Details »
Are you feeling like you are always moody? Do you often wonder why you let your feelings get the better of you? Many people experience fluctuations in their moods each day, but you should stop and reflect when your moods are taking over your life, your relationships, ...Details »
Are you drowning in your own thoughts?
Are you struggling to sleep, as your mind won’t let you switch off?
As each new year rolls around, many of us look to set new year resolutions, but are these achievable goals that are really going to make your life healthier? Now is the time to really think about what you want out of 2018. Many choose to set goals for their physical health – losing more weight, joining ...Details »
Are you an expecting new mum?
Are you scared and anxious about the impending birth of your baby, and feel you don’t know what to do or how you’ll cope?
This week, 11-17th November, is Perinatal Depression & Anxiety Week, Details »
IS THERE SOMEONE IN YOUR LIFE YOU CAN HELP TODAY? In supporting Australian Psychology Week (#psychweek), we want to create change by helping you to help others! It’s the little things you do that can really make a difference. You could make someone’s day by:
- Making them a meal Details »
October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month, a time to recognise and promote the importance of early and ongoing support for the 1 in 4 parents who experience the loss of their baby in Australia. Lighting a candle is the global tradition each year, to honour the precious life that has been lost. More than half ...Details »
Managing Chronic Pain Do you experience high levels of pain? Has it been persisting for months or maybe years? Chronic Pain can make simple movements in day-to-day life such as sitting and standing feel unbearable. It can disrupt your sleep, reduce your energy, and in some severe cases, you may experience symptoms ...Details »
Do you find yourself eating for the sake of eating, and you're not even hungry?
Have you ever been sitting at your office desk, engrossed in a task or watching television whilst eating, then all of a sudden realise that you finished ...Details »