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Here's an interesting article of the importance of our gut health in emotional wellbeing. We so often think about our brains as being responsible for how we feel, and while this is of course an important part of the story, we intuitively know that our...

Introducing our new team member at Be Free Psychology and Trauma Service, Sutherland; Karin Polaine. Karin is a highly skilled and experienced Clinical Psychologist and Jungian Psychodynamic Psychotherapist from Germany, who is working with us and completing her registration here in Australia. Karin offers a...

healthyfamilies.beyondblue.org.au When we talk about resilience, we’re describing a person’s ability to cope with ups and downs, and bounce back from the challenges that life can throw at us. And it’s never too young to start developing coping skills – even very young kids can learn...

healthyfamilies.beyondblue.org.au Disagreements are a healthy part of family life. We’re all individuals with different ideas, personalities and ways of doing things, and we all want to control the TV remote! And while we shouldn’t expect to agree all the time, ongoing conflict and tension can cause stress...

upliftconnect.com - 14th March, 2016 Counteracting the health impact of a Civilized Lifestyle Depression is a global epidemic. It is the main driver behind suicide, which now claims more than a million lives per year worldwide. One in four Americans will suffer from clinical depression within their...

What is a panic attack? A panic attack is a sudden rush of intense anxiety or fear together with a surge of frightening physical sensations and thoughts. Physical sensations can include: pounding heart dizziness/faintness breathlessness chest pains numbness/tingling sweating shaking nausea Thoughts can include feeling like you may...

di.org.au Dissociation is a psychological term for a whole range of experiences. Put simply, dissociation is a disconnection of some kind. You can think of it as being unplugged in some area. Dissociation happens on a continuum, it can be very mild or all the way...

Developmental trauma disorder: Childhood trauma, including abuse and neglect, is probably our nation’s single most important public health challenge, a challenge that has the potential to be largely resolved by appropriate prevention and intervention. Each year over 3,000,000 children are reported to the authorities for abuse...

goodtherapy.org Sensorimotor Psychotherapy™ is a body-centered approach that aims to treat the somatic symptoms of unresolved trauma. While traditional talk therapies utilize the words of a person as the entry point for treatment, this type of therapy depends on the bodily experiences of the individual as a gateway to awareness and improved...