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?
Have you ever had your child dig their heels in at a party, and you feel like you’ve got to drag them in?
Has your daughter had a meltdown the night before her class speech or the school dance?
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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?
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?
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 trying to adjust to your new home life?
Is your work, home and family life all blended into one now you’re in isolation?
Are you separating or divorcing from your partner? Are you unsure how to manage the change and impact on your children?Separating or a divorce is a huge life change, and it’s always stressful for a family. Especially if it falls around Christmas time. It’s often made ... Details »
Do you want your child to attend a mainstream school, regardless of their disability?
Are you concerned that they won’t get the support and guidance they need?
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 »
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 drowning in your own thoughts?
Are you struggling to sleep, as your mind won’t let you switch off?
Is your child avoiding their homework, getting easily distracted or finding it hard to read? Does your child have meltdowns, hate going to school or seem to be getting into more trouble? The beginning of each school year can be an apprehensive time for parents. We worry which teacher they will have ...Details »
What is Sadness? What is its purpose in our lives?
The emotion of sadness is essential to our survival and has been a part of human experience since the beginning of time. Sadness is our body’s ...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 »
A divorce or separation is a huge life change, and it’s always stressful for the family. Especially if it falls around Christmas time. It’s often made worse by avoidable mistakes. As therapists, we’ve worked with many people going through these difficult times ...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 »