By: Monica Jacob
Telling people I work as a psychologist is often followed by expressions of surprise and curiosity: “So what exactly do you do with your clients? Do you just talk and solve their problems?” Continue reading “What Therapy is Like…And What It’s Not”
By: Clare Bruce
While emergency services and charities are responding to Australia’s relentless bushfire crisis in practical ways, there’s another army working quietly to meet peoples’ emotional and spiritual needs: the chaplains.
Continue reading “Faith Amid the Fires: How Chaplains are Meeting Emotional and Spiritual Needs of Australians”
By: Clare Bruce
If you’re an Aussie, and you haven’t been been traumatised yet by the current bushfire season, you probably someone you know has. Continue reading “Bushfire Trauma – 12 Expert Tips for Helping Someone Who’s Struggling to Cope”
By: Laura Bennett
Across the Western world, mental health and the impact of traumatic events on our wellbeing, is increasingly a field of study that’s prioritised and valued.
Continue reading “African Enterprise Brings Trauma Healing to Schools”
By: Justin Rouillon
What is a rite of passage? Does it have any relevance in our society today?
Continue reading “A Rite Of Passage Helps Boys Become Men”
By: Jennie Scott
I couldn’t find my way out. Eight years ago, after my marriage fell apart and my labels became “divorced” and “single mum,” my world lost its colour. All around me, I saw only black and white. Mostly black. Mostly darkness. Continue reading “Why I’m Telling You I Saw a Counsellor”
By: Shana Schutte
Since age ten Lori has cried for hours while resisting the urge to cut herself. Some days, long sleeves and pants covered the shame of her bleeding scars. Other days, when the temptation didn’t attack her, hope swelled. Continue reading “Helping a Family Member or Friend Who Cuts”
If someone you know has been acting a bit “off”, and you’re starting to get concerned, at what point do you recommend a counsellor or a psychiatrist? And how do you go about finding one? Continue reading “Faith, Mental Illness and Counselling”