Save time and trips to the doctor
Don't let your treatment get delayed by unnecessary trips to the GP for paperwork. Hopefully your doctor is a trusted[...]
Understanding ‘Burnout’
We all get tired sometimes. After a particularly busy week at work, or maybe towards the end of the school[...]
How to Access Affordable Telehealth Therapy When You Live in Rural Australia
Mental illness affects people from all areas and walks of life. While everyone deserves to live a happy and healthy[...]
How to Encourage Your Friend to See a Psychologist
No one wants to see a loved one suffer with mental illness. But how can you help them take that[...]
How to Find a Psychologist for Your Friend
Mental illness affects one in five Australians. This means that most of us know someone who lives with a mental[...]
Psychological support when you’re not eligible for Medicare
If you're not eligible for Medicare, maybe because you're a tourist or temporary resident, here are some ways to get[...]
A Guide to Getting Through Panic Attacks
Did you know that around 5% of Australians will experience panic disorder in their lifetime? For those affected, panic attacks[...]
5 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health in 2019
If taking care of your mental health is a goal for you in 2019, it’s important to create a plan[...]
How Ariel Kaplan Overcame Her Eating Disorder
Please note: This blog contains detailed information about disordered eating. This may be confronting for people who have experienced this[...]
5 Influential People Who Opened Up About Mental Illness in 2018
It’s no secret that many people find it difficult to talk about mental illness. Feelings of shame and judgement can[...]
With 1 in 5 Australians suffering from mental illness, it’s safe to say we all know someone who might be[...]
A Guide to Mental Health for Mums and Dads
We’re not going to sugar-coat it – being a parent can be tough. Whether you’ve just had your first child[...]
What Can Employers Do to Improve Mental Health in the Workplace?
A new report estimates that approximately a third of Australian employees are living with a mental illness of some kind.[...]
Simple Ways to Help on World Mental Health Day
If you live in Australia, you most likely know someone who has a mental illness. Perhaps it's your mum, your[...]
Motivating Mental Health Wallpapers For Your Phone
When you're struggling with your mental health, it can be hard to keep a positive mindset - especially on your[...]
Giving Advice: What You Should and Shouldn’t Do
When someone we love is going through a tough time, we often try to solve their problem by giving advice.[...]
How to Be a Good Listener
Listening is something we do every day. For most of us, it feels as though it comes quite naturally. But[...]
How to Help Someone Who is Suicidal
Suicide. It’s a topic that many people shy away from talking about. But with eight people on average killing themselves[...]
How to Tell If Someone Might Be Considering Suicide
With suicide affecting millions of Australians every year, it’s important to know how to recognise the warning signs in the[...]
What to Do When Your Psychologist Sucks
Deciding to see a psychologist is a great first step towards overcoming your mental health problems. But it’s important that[...]
What is a Psychologist?
Almost everyone has heard something about psychologists before. You might have seen the movie Anger Management with Adam Sandler and[...]
What to Do Between Sessions with Your Psychologist
So you're going to regular therapy sessions and finding that they're really helping you work through your mental health problems.[...]
3 Things You Should Know About Couples Therapy
Couples therapy. You know, the cliché thing from romantic comedies that characters scoff and roll their eyes at? At best,[...]
4 Signs That You Might Need a Psychologist
It is thought that as many as 1 in 5 Australians have a mental illness. Many of them, however, never[...]
2 Simple Breathing Techniques to Help You Through Anxious Moments
If you suffer from anxiety, you have probably experienced moments of intense fear and worry. When these feelings hit, it[...]
What is Mindfulness and How Can It Help My Mental Health?
‘Mindfulness’ is a term that you may have heard quite a lot recently. But it’s more than just a trendy[...]
Can You Exercise Your Way to Good Mental Health?
Exercise and mental health – two things that don’t immediately seem to go hand-in-hand. After all, going out of your[...]
4 Common Reasons You Might Be Hesitant to See a Psychologist
Going to therapy is an important step towards improving your mental health – there’s no doubt about that. But it’s[...]
What to Do If Your Child is Struggling with Their Mental Health
It goes without saying that you want your kids to be as healthy and happy as possible. You care for[...]
Self Care on Your Smartphone: MoodMission App Review
Today I'm reviewing MoodMission. This is an app created by Australian mental health professionals that aims to help you when[...]
4 Common Mental Health Disorders Explained
Anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, substance use disorders and eating disorders. These are the most common mental health issues currently facing[...]
Getting to Know the Therapies Used to Treat Different Disorders
So, you keep hearing us say that therapy is the best way to overcome your mental health problems. But have[...]
A Guide to Sharing Your Expectations with Your Psychologist
Seeing a psychologist is a big step in the right direction when it comes to prioritising your mental health. This[...]
3 Simple Steps to Support Someone Through Mental Illness
Watching someone you care about struggle with mental illness can be difficult. We often want to help but are unsure[...]
De-Stress Your Life With These Simple Tips
We all have those moments where we need to de-stress because there’s a bit too much on our plate. Unfortunately,[...]
How to Tell Someone About Your Mental Health Issues
When you’re struggling to cope in your day to day life, it can help to confide in someone you trust.[...]
Find an Awesome Psychologist – Without Asking Your Friends
A story I've heard a lot You ask your doctor for a referral to a psychologist, maybe as part of getting[...]
How to Get Money Back on Your Psychology Sessions
When it comes to seeing a psychologist, many people wrongly assume that they simply can't afford the fee. However, with[...]
The Difference Between Psychologists and Psychiatrists
You’ve figured out that you need some support and help, but what comes next? I mean, obviously you'll just go[...]
How to Have a Great First Session With a Psychologist
You’ve found yourself a psychologist - great! You’ve even made your first appointment - even better! But maybe now you're wondering[...]
How to Know if Your Therapy is Effective
Therapy works.  But did you know that about 50% of people drop out and more than 30% feel that they get no benefit[...]
Take One Small Step Today to Improve Your Mental Health
When you’re feeling down, anxious or unmotivated in your day to day life, it can be overwhelming to think about[...]
How Bulk Billing Can Make Seeing a Psychologist More Affordable
So you’ve decided to put your mental health first by seeking help for the challenges you’ve been facing. But there’s[...]
Get Help From a Psychologist
Are you worried about your mental health? Do you feel like sadness, worry, or hopelessness are making your life worse[...]
Get Help Now
Talk to a caring professional If you're feeling sad, anxious, stressed, or upset about a part of your life, talking[...]
How To Help Someone Who’s Thinking About Suicide
Maybe you've noticed a change in someone around you and you're worried that something isn't quite right. Or they've said something[...]