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Is your child’s emotional development on track?

One day you stopped and noticed the tantrums are getting more intense, lasting longer and becoming more frequent. The whining starts from the moment they get up and its driving you nuts?  Everything that crosses their path on TV or with friends is resulting in them badgering you about how unfair life is and that ...

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Emergency Service Workers of the Hills District and their families – the effects of repetitive trauma and stress

Breaking down the impact repetitive exposure to trauma has on Emergency Service Workers and their families.  Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) describes the severe and persistent stress response after exposure to a traumatic event. At least 8,000 police, fire and ambulance officers are believed to be living with PTSD in Australia. For this ...

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The Challenge for Men to Seek Out 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 only 12% ...

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Psychologists Explain the Benefits of Baking for Other People

Did you know that activites such as baking, can help to reduce stress? People who bake use any excuse to heat up their ovens. They bake a cake to crown someone’s birthday, labor over cookies to celebrate a holiday, and whip up brownies because everyone loves chocolate. But it turns out that ...

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Opening the doors to your local Psychologist

What can you expect from your local Hills District Psychologist, Creating Change? Here at Creating Change, we pride ourselves on welcoming everyone from any background or walk of life, to come and feel comfortable during your visit with us. We are local, located in the Hills District, Norwest Business Park, Bella Vista, and ...

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Effective Communication in Relationships

  Are you in a serious relationship or marriage and are struggling to work together to understand life? Are you arguing about silly things? Every situation and all relationships aare unique and will require a tailored approach to communicating effectively. There is no “right” or “wrong” way of communicating. However, there are a ...

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Navigating Conflict: Tips for couples

Conflict. It's part of our lives, and it’s only natural that as spouses develop intimacy and interdependence they become more vulnerable to each other. As this vulnerability increases, conflict in the relationship becomes inevitable.  We often perceive conflict as something negative; however research shows that not all conflict is bad. In ...

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