As humans we thrive on meaningful connection, so although the pandemic is challenging us on many levels, the ...Details »
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?
Have you booked in a therapy session for your child, or have they been seeing a psychologist or counsellor for some time?
Do you attend with them, or drop them at the door and pick them up ... Details »
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?
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?
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 have an unmotivated teenager, who won’t do anything you ask?
Are they resistant to doing their chores, and have difficulty completing tasks?
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?
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Did you know that healthy eating affects anxiety and depression? We always hear about how you should eat well – it’s good for you, gives you energy and makes you feel better. However there are many ways healthy eating can help your mental health too, including anxiety and depression. Australian’s every year ...Details »
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 »
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:
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Is your teen feeling lost and unsure of who they are? Do you have the tools to support them in deciding what they want to be in the future? Are you worried social media is bogging them down as they endeavour to keep up with their peers or save face? Details »
Are you feeling frazzled knowing exam time is here? Or maybe you leave everything to the last minute, still have to show up for your job and always fall apart by the time you get to STUVAC. Are the people around you noticing differences in your mood? Are you irritable or avoiding friends you enjoyed ...Details »