In 2013, eight-year-old Ryan Suffern wrote a letter to Santa asking him to make the kids at school stop bullying his sister Amber.
Ryan wrote in his letter to Santa "The kids at school are still picking on Amber and it’s not fair because she doesn't do anything to them, and it makes me mad".
Sadly, this is
Feeling comfortable in therapy is really important. And it doesn’t just relate to how you feel in front of your therapist, it also relates to the space a practice occupies. Coming along to psychological therapy can be daunting enough and at Life & Mind Psychology we recognise the importance of being able to relax and feel at home while you
A cancer diagnosis will inevitably bring with it a mixed bag of emotions. From the initial shock through to the more complicated and sometimes unexpected reactions. These can include tearfulness, hopelessness, anger, anxiety, problems with sleep and panic. In addition to these, you may suffer spiritual doubts and confusion, changes in personality and relationship problems, just to
Men are notoriously good at keeping their personal problems bottled up. Sure, they’ll have brag about their footy skills, or complain about the boss, but when it comes to more serious issues like mental health, many believe the best cure is to ignore the problem.
This way of thinking will hopefully be turned around thanks to a new online initiative that
I recently volunteered for the Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation, at one of their weekend camps. I feel compelled to share my experience, and encourage others to get involved in volunteering (if you are not already!). The ‘Kookaburra Kids’ foundation runs camps and fun days for kids and teens living in families affected by mental illness. The main aim is for the
Every once in awhile we find ourselves overwhelmed by challenging aspects of our day to day lives. And there is no shame in admitting that we may need help to sort through our problems.As a Clinical Psychologist, I can’t stress enough the benefits you will gain by seeking professional support from someone who has specialised training in mental health
I am very excited to have been given this opportunity to join Life and Mind Psychology.
I am registered as a Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and am a member of the Australian Psychological Society.
I completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology at the University of Sydney and then went on complete my honours degree in