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10 ways to create positive changes in your life

There’s positive changes in your life you want to make — a habit you want to kick, or a healthy one you want to kickstart. Perhaps you want to quit vaping, drinking, overeating. Or maybe you want to start to walk, exercise or meditate regularly. How long have you wanted this change? Boring isn’t it, … Read more

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Holiday Anxiety: 5 reasons you might NOT look forward to the festive season

Here’s my post from many years back on holiday anxiety— because it’s important to say that understandably, it’s a very stressful time for many people. Approach the holidays with caution and be kind to yourself! Last Christmas was a peculiar affair for me. For the first time in years, I didn’t head interstate. With some trepidation, … Read more

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Who is the best therapist in Sydney?

Who is the best therapist in Sydney? Are you currently in search of professional help or contemplating it? Of course you are looking for the best therapist but how can you judge the best without speaking to them all first? Chances are, you may have Googled the “Best Therapist in Sydney”. But what comes next? … Read more

What is the difference between counselling and psychotherapy?

What is the difference between counselling and psychotherapy?

Some of the most common questions we get are: “What is the difference between counselling and psychotherapy?” And “What is the difference between therapy and psychotherapy?” And “Do you offer both counselling and therapy in Sydney?” Let’s begin! Firstly, Therapy, Counselling and Psychotherapy are used somewhat interchangeably. There are differences and overlaps, and where to … Read more

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Exposing relationship stress vs. life stress

When a client tells me about relationship stress with their partner, a funny thing can happen. At first, they are clearly distressed as they describe the arguments they have had over the past week. They feel furious and hurt. They tell me of the verbal attacks they have copped, the silent treatment they have been … Read more

Stress Drinking

Stress drinking. When does casual drinking become a problem?

Alcohol consumption is a prevalent challenge we face today. But is your drinking just social or is it stress drinking? And what is the impact of stress drinking? The scale of stress drinking and its consequences is staggering. The World Health Organization reported that more than 3 million people died because of the harmful use … Read more