December 9, 2022
Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety disorder, sometimes referred to as social phobia, is an anxiety disorder that causes fear or anxious feelings in social settings. We all know the feeling of being awkward or nervous entering a social situation. Maybe you’ve felt your hands get sweaty and your heart starting to race when […]
December 1, 2022
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Acceptance and commitment therapy, referred and abbreviated to ACT, is an action-oriented approach to psychotherapy. ACT receives its name from the core message: accept what is out of our control and commit to improving our lives through actions. ACT helps us embrace our thoughts and feelings, rather than feeling guilty, […]
November 24, 2022
Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder, commonly referred to and known as ASD, affects individuals and how they interact and communicate with their peers. ASD affects how the person makes sense of the world around them. ASD is a developmental disability caused by variations in the brain. Commonly, individuals with ASD have difficulties […]
November 9, 2022
Panic Attacks: Lifestyle and home remedies to help

Panic Attacks: Home remedies to help

What is a panic attack? A panic attack (otherwise known as an anxiety attack) is a short episode of extreme anxiety which causes physical sensations. Panic attacks can occur unexpectedly and frequently, and are quite often caused by an accumulation of untreated prolonged extreme stress or anxiety. A panic attack […]
November 2, 2022
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Help

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Approximately 2-3% of the population are dealing with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). That’s 500,000 Australians! Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that usually develops in late childhood or early adolescence and continues throughout adulthood. People affected by OCD have persistent and intrusive recurring, unwanted thoughts, ideas or sensations […]
October 14, 2022
Eating Disorder Treatment Gold Coast

Eating Disorder Treatment Gold Coast

Approximately one million Australians are living with an eating disorder – that’s 4% of the entire population! Further, 31.6% of Australian adolescents engage in disordered eating behaviours in any given year. Eating disorders are complex, serious, and have the potential to be a life-threatening mental illness. They are characterised by […]