Self Psychology is surprise surprise, a psychotherapy process that focuses on the self of the individual. What is a self? Good question. William James describes a self as “that which we think and feel ourselves to be”. In many ways, it sounds simple or obvious, but this deceptively simple statement is quite profound. How do…

by Clinton Power Did you know that psychotherapy is one of the best treatments available with the least amount of side effects for treating depression, anxiety, relationships issues and a whole range of mental health issues? I’ll admit I’m biased as I’ve been working in this field for over the last decade. But I base…

A map to finding love, joy and contentment Having published his book on how to break through limitations, John Harradine has released this workshop series to explore and share the ideas that have been benefitting his clients and readers. Whether you have never taken on any personal development work, are already on your personal growth…

10 Saturday afternoons over twelve months exploring some of the secrets and delights of developing a lovely Garden! Facilitated by: Elisabeth van der Veer Somatic psychotherapist, Leura My Somatic Psychotherapy Practice is located in the middle of a lush green haven established over 18 years of caring and planning. People enjoy spending time wandering through it, discovering…

With the voting forms for the Marriage Equality Postal Plebiscite being sent to homes from September 12, the topic of Same Sex Marriage has been discussed everywhere, with both sides of the argument encouraging people to register or update their details on the electoral roll to ensure they are sent a voting form (the cut…

Emotional infidelity, otherwise known as cheating or having an affair, refers to behaviour engaged in by one partner that encourages emotional intimacy with a third party, which may or may not lead to a sexual relationship. This occurs when a partner is spending emotional or physical energy, attention and time with someone outside of their…

What’s covered and what should you look for in a policy?    Millions of Australians live with some form of mental illness and it’s troubling to know that these numbers are only increasing. A recent joint study by Mission Australia and Black Dog Institute found that almost one quarter of young Australians (22.8%) show signs…

Does Split Stigmatise or is it Promoting Awareness By Jannali Jones – Indigenous Writer and Lecturer. The newly released M. Night Shyamalan film Split (2017) has caused controversy amongst some medical professionals and others who believe that the film stigmatises a mental disorder. Split is the story of Kevin – a man diagnosed with Dissociative Identity…

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