Reforming Trauma
Coaching & Counselling.

Voted 'Mental Health Organization of the Year 2022' by Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA).

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Proven Excellence and Recognition.

Reforming Trauma Coaching and Counselling, established in 2018, has quickly become a beacon of hope and transformation in the mental health sector. Our dedication and exceptional service have been recognized with multiple prestigious awards:

-"Mental Health Organization of the Year 2022" by Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA).

-"Coaching & Counselling Service of the Year 2024" by the Prestige Awards UK.

-"Most Trusted Trauma Counsellor 2023" by the Health Care and Pharma Awards (GHP) 2023.

-"Best Trauma Based Life Coaching & Counselling Service 2022" by the sixth annual Australian Enterprise Awards.

-"Best Life Coaching Service of the Year 2022" by the Corporate Livewire Innovation & Excellence Awards.

Personal Transformation and Professional Expertise.

I have personally REFORMED my own trauma and overcome addictions to alcohol, tobacco, gambling, and drug use. My journey is a testament to the possibility of profound personal transformation, and it fuels my passion for helping others achieve similar breakthroughs.

Extensive Qualifications and Experience.

I hold a Bachelor's degree in Psychological Science from the Australian College of Applied Psychology, graduating with a high GPA of 6.11. My professional background includes roles as a Residential Team Leader, Residential Case Manager, and Residential Youth Worker with Churches of Christ Queensland, providing me with hands-on experience in supporting individuals through their recovery and growth.

Comprehensive Certification.

To ensure the highest quality of care, I have obtained an extensive array of certifications:

-Certified Life Coach (x2)
-Certified Counselling Practitioner
-Certified Trauma Professional
-Certified Family Trauma Professional
-Certified in Trauma Treatment for Children
-Certified in Trauma and Complex PTSD
-Certified Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Practitioner
-Certified Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) Practitioner
-Certified Hypnotherapy Practitioner
-Certified NLP Practitioner (x2)
-Certified Master NLP Practitioner
-Certified Mindfulness Practitioner
-Certified in Sex Trafficking and Sex Industry Exploitation

Additionally, I hold certifications in counselling skills, psychopathology, PTSD, and Jungian inner child healing, ensuring a holistic approach to trauma and mental health.

Specialized Training and Ongoing Education.

I have completed numerous specialized training programs, including:

-Advanced dual diagnosis training in substance abuse and mental health interventions.
-16 hours of CBT4PANIC online course.
-Trauma Basics for Youth Workers online course.
-Alternatives to Violence Project QLD (AVPQ) workshops in nonviolent conflict transformation (basic, advanced, and facilitator training).
-Hope and Healing - PeakCare - online course.
-Understanding and working with Autistic clients in therapy online course.
-Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) on-site training.
-Domestic and family violence response training.
-Sanctuary model - Trauma responsive training model.

Safety and Professionalism.

Your safety and well-being are our top priority. I am certified in CPR, AED, and First Aid, and I hold a valid National Police Check Certificate and a valid working with children Blue Card.

Choosing Reforming Trauma Coaching and Counselling means choosing a path of proven success, personal understanding, and professional excellence. We are committed to guiding you through your journey to healing and transformation with empathy, expertise, and unwavering support.



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A look at mental health diagnosis which can look like PTSD.

A look at mental health diagnosis which can look like PTSD.

Several other mental health diagnoses share similarities with PTSD in terms of symptoms and triggers.

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Examining mental health diagnoses which are similar to bipolar disorder.

Examining mental health diagnoses which are similar to bipolar disorder.

While bipolar disorder is distinct in its features, it shares certain symptomatology with other mental health diagnoses.

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A look at the psychology behind internet trolling.

A look at the psychology behind internet trolling.

Understanding why online trolls are abusive is a complex matter, and various psychological factors contribute to their behavior.

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Rediscovering psychological wellness: The profound impact of a digital detox.

Rediscovering psychological wellness: The profound impact of a digital detox.

Disconnecting from our devices, even briefly, can have profound effects on our mental health.

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The transformative power of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT).

The transformative power of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT).

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy is a transformative and empowering approach to mental health and personal development.

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Overcoming dishonesty.

Overcoming dishonesty.

Are you a dishonest person who wishes to become honest?

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What are the effects of stress on the human brain?

What are the effects of stress on the human brain?

What effect does chronic stress on on your brain?

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Why is it important to seek therapy after experiencing trauma?

Why is it important to seek therapy after experiencing trauma?

Should you seek therapeutic support after experiencing trauma?

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What is Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) and how is it different to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)?

What is Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) and how is it different to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)?

How can Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy help you to overcome negative thinking?

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What does anxiety do to a child’s brain?

What does anxiety do to a child’s brain?

Anxiety can have various effects on children's brains.

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The Golem effect and its potential impact on narcissism and other mental health conditions.

The Golem effect and its potential impact on narcissism and other mental health conditions.

The Golem effect occurs when superiors, supervisors or authority figures anticipate low performance from those ‘below’ them.

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Unlearning anxiety.

Unlearning anxiety.

Cognitive distortions are deemed ‘unhelpful’ because they are exactly that…UNHELPFUL.

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Defeat and entrapment theory, mental health and abusive relationships.

Defeat and entrapment theory, mental health and abusive relationships.

If anyone is experiencing domestic or intimate partner violence, please do not hesitate to seek professional help.

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How well do you know your intimate partner?

How well do you know your intimate partner?

A lot of intimate partner conflict arises simply because the couple don’t know or understand enough about each other.

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Building self-compassion.

Building self-compassion.

Self-compassion is the antidote to self-criticism and self-hatred.

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A look at the stages of grief model.

A look at the stages of grief model.

Loss is an inevitable part of life and we all respond to loss differently depending on our beliefs, values, social expectations, religions, cultures, etc.

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A look at 8 strategies you can use to help you to reduce negative thoughts and negative emotions.

A look at 8 strategies you can use to help you to reduce negative thoughts and negative emotions.

The aim therefore is to achieve equality between thoughts and emotions because once they are equal, they are no longer seen as special and they return back to their arbitrary state.

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Understanding the true and false self.

Understanding the true and false self.

The true self is often referred to by many terms such as ‘authentic self’, ‘original self’ or vulnerable self’. Likewise, the false self is referred to by terms such as ‘fake self’, ‘idealized self’ or ‘superficial self’.

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Will all trauma lead to a diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Will all trauma lead to a diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Trauma exists independently of ptsd and can be classified prior to, and separate from, the diagnostic criteria stipulated by the DSM-5.

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Understanding anxiety.

Understanding anxiety.

The second lesson is… the choices, thoughts, feelings, etc that we make in the NOW can and will supersede whatever has occurred in the past.

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How does parentification lead to reverse abandonment anxiety?

How does parentification lead to reverse abandonment anxiety?

Rather than experiencing anxiety that they themselves will be abandoned by their parent (or others), they experience anxiety about THEM abandoning their parent (or others).

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If you are constantly overwhelmed by stress, this article might help you to understand why.

We cannot always escape stress because anything which occurs in life has the potential to be perceived by us as stressful.

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What is the true difference between healthy narcissism and unhealthy narcissism?

What is the true difference between healthy narcissism and unhealthy narcissism?

Narcissism, in its simplest form, is the pursuit of attention and validation.

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Postpartum Depression Explained.

Pregnancy and child birth can send a mothers hormones and emotions rushing.

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8 tips to help you to survive (and hopefully leave) a toxic workplace.

It is not always easy to give up a job when the workplace suddenly becomes toxic.

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If you end a relationship with a toxic person, should you ever give them a 2nd chance?

If you end a relationship with a toxic person, should you ever give them a 2nd chance?

For some people, ending relationships with toxic people can be rather difficult.

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A look at the psychology behind people pleasing and self-sacrificing behaviours.

A look at the psychology behind people pleasing and self-sacrificing behaviours.

Do you have a greater appreciation for the rights and needs of others than the rights and needs of yourself?

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The Big 5 personality traits explained.

The Big 5 personality traits explained.

The theory states that personality can be boiled down to five core factors.

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8 tips to help and support a loved one through trauma.

8 tips to help and support a loved one through trauma.

Supporting people through ptsd and trauma can be extremely time consuming and at times frustrating.

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Understanding child sexual exploitation and the grooming process.

Understanding child sexual exploitation and the grooming process.

WARNING: This article discusses child sexual exploitation and may be discomforting for some readers.

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Why is attachment therapy so dangerous?

Why is attachment therapy so dangerous?

Attachment therapy is a pseudoscientific therapeutic intervention designed to treat children with attachment issues.

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5 signs that unresolved trauma is negatively affecting your relationships.

5 signs that unresolved trauma is negatively affecting your relationships.

Resolving trauma does not mean eliminating trauma. This is why I prefer the phrase ‘REFORMING TRAUMA’.

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Do you have a self-care plan to manage your stress and trauma triggers?

Do you have a self-care plan to manage your stress and trauma triggers?

Self-care plans can be quite complex and highly personalized.

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A look at healthy vs unhealthy coping skills.

A look at healthy vs unhealthy coping skills.

Unhealthy coping skills often ‘match’ how we feel or think during times of stress and distress.

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Should you share your passwords with an intimate partner?

Should you share your passwords with an intimate partner?

If your partner is receptive to the idea of sharing passwords, what will be the rules and limitations?

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5 tips for overcoming insecurity in intimate relationships.

5 tips for overcoming insecurity in intimate relationships.

Here are some tips which may help you to overcome insecurity within your intimate relationships.

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Viewing depression through the lens of 8 different psychological theories.

Viewing depression through the lens of 8 different psychological theories.

Depression affects an estimated 270 million people worldwide.

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8 signs of low emotional intelligence.

8 signs of low emotional intelligence.

The general lack of insight into themselves and others often leads to this feeling of being misunderstood.

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Acceptance and commitment therapy explained.

The goal of ACT is to help people to create rich and meaningful lives.

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A look at how chronic invalidation can lead to analysis paralysis.

Analysis paralysis is the rumination component of decision making.

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Do you have a habit of comparing yourself to others?

Do you have a habit of comparing yourself to others?

Do you feel embarrassed or ashamed when you see that someone younger than you has accomplished more in life than you have?

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Are you addicted to conflict, chaos and drama?

Are you addicted to conflict, chaos and drama?

Do you find yourself constantly drawn into conflict, chaos and drama?

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Cognitive distortions explained.

Cognitive distortions explained.

Cognitive distortions are self-limiting and self-defeating by nature.

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Exposure therapy and approach coping.

Exposure therapy and approach coping.

Exposure therapy is based on the very simple notion that it is always better to face your fears rather than avoid them.

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A look at how trauma can help you to self-actualise.

A look at how trauma can help you to self-actualise.

Dabrowski stated that these ‘lower’ level influences prevented people from reaching the ‘higher’ aspects of the self.

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Communication in intimate relationships.

Communication in intimate relationships.

This is where the communication before and after the ‘upset’ moments become extremely important.

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4 tips to help you deal with gaslighters and other toxic people.

4 tips to help you deal with gaslighters and other toxic people.

Interacting with these kinds of people can be extremely frustrating.

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Brownian motion and the unconscious mind.

Brownian motion and the unconscious mind.

Self-awareness is the conscious knowledge of ourselves.

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9 signs you may need relationship counselling/therapy.

9 signs you may need relationship counselling/therapy.

This can range from who earns how much to who spends how much.

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It's not "Why don't they love me"? it's "Can they love me"?

It is easy to say that people who cannot love are self-absorbed and, in some ways, that is correct but not fully.

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A look at some practical ways to deal with troublesome in-laws.

A look at some practical ways to deal with troublesome in-laws.

Here are some practical ways to help you as an individual and you and your spouse as a couple manage troublesome in-laws.

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Understanding the differences between Bipolar Disorders I & II.

Understanding the differences between Bipolar Disorders I & II.

Bipolar Disorder refers to a group of related mental health conditions.

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9 signs of a truly dysfunctional family.

9 signs of a truly dysfunctional family.

Abuse and neglect are extremely common within dysfunctional families.

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8 tips to help you better manage anxiety.

8 tips to help you better manage anxiety.

Anxiety is a typical response to stress.

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Helping children and adolescents with mental illness.

Helping children and adolescents with mental illness.

It is important for parents, caregivers, teachers and friends to recognise the signs that a child is suffering from mental illness.

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Do you ever wonder if you are manipulative?

Do you ever wonder if you are manipulative?

These questions are designed to encourage thought and insight into how you go about getting your needs met.

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Do you want to stop your ANTS (automatic negative thoughts) from crawling around inside your mind?

Do you want to stop your ANTS (automatic negative thoughts) from crawling around inside your mind?

Automatic negative thoughts become more powerful the more that they are reinforced.

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A look at PTSD and different treatment options.

A look at PTSD and different treatment options.

The vast majority of us would have seen and heard about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in some form or another.

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What is the relationship between object constancy and healthy love?

What is the relationship between object constancy and healthy love?

Object constancy allows you to have healthy whole relations with people.

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Empath: Fact or fiction?

Empath: Fact or fiction?

The term ‘empath’ derives from the term empathy and so relates to a person who is especially aware of the emotions that surround them.

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Understanding object relations theory.

Understanding object relations theory.

Since we are social creatures the human brain can never develop properly in isolation.

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Why is sleep necessary for good mental health?

Why is sleep necessary for good mental health?

Do you constantly feel like the walking dead going day in and day out with little to no sleep?

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Are you a good friend?

Are you a good friend?

Knowing if you are a good friend or not will allow you to appraise your friendships honestly.

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Why is it important to regularly update our internal objects?

Why is it important to regularly update our internal objects?

Internal objects refer to our internal representations of external objects.

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A look at the do’s and don’ts of trauma recovery.

A look at the do’s and don’ts of trauma recovery.

Here are some do’s and don’ts of coping with trauma.

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Can mental health support groups cause more harm than good?

Can mental health support groups cause more harm than good?

Abuse and trauma related support groups which are monitored and supervised properly can provide immense mental health value.

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Understanding depression.

Understanding depression.

There are a variety of different symptoms related to depression.

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Does stress drive you NUTS?

Does stress drive you NUTS?

Stress is a common life experience which we can never truly escape.

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Why do people tell lies?

Why do people tell lies?

Why do we lie even when society tells us that we shouldn’t?

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Somatic symptom disorder explained.

Somatic symptom disorder explained.

Somatic symptom disorder is diagnosed when a person hyper-focuses on certain physical symptoms.

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Are there too many mental health disorders?

Are there too many mental health disorders?

Over all though, mental health labels do serve a purpose when they are not attached to people’s personalities and so remain abstract.

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Living with OCD.

Living with OCD.

Researchers don’t know the exact cause of OCD however...

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Dissociative disorders explained.

Dissociative disorders explained.

All of these factors and symptoms combined makes a person much more susceptible to stress.

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What is the difference between stress and anxiety?

What is the difference between stress and anxiety?

Finding ways to manage both stress and anxiety is extremely important.

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Codependency explained.

Codependency explained.

Both subsets of codependents willingly become hosts for their parasites.

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Why is it so important for trauma professionals to validate their clients personal responses to trauma?

Why is it so important for trauma professionals to validate their clients personal responses to trauma?

When a person is exposed to a traumatic event, only they can ever truly know and understand what they went through.

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What makes people vulnerable to manipulation?

What makes people vulnerable to manipulation?

We are never truly immune to manipulation no matter how skilled we think we are in noticing it.

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How can the ABCDE coaching model help you to manage your stress and anxiety?

How can the ABCDE coaching model help you to manage your stress and anxiety?

The ABC model is a basic CBT technique which assumes that your beliefs about stress directly affect or influence how you subsequently respond to stress.

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Is professional mental health treatment too expensive?

Is professional mental health treatment too expensive?

Mental health care is just as important as physical health care.

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Can ego development theory better explain narcissism?

Can ego development theory better explain narcissism?

Rather than the traits and behaviours being born out of ‘intention’, ‘malevolence’ or ‘evilness’, ego development theory...

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ADHD in women.

ADHD in women.

Young girls who are not recognised and diagnosed as having ADHD often grow up confused as to why they are struggling with certain things compared to their female peers.

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A look at adult ADHD and its comorbidities.

A look at adult ADHD and its comorbidities.

Researchers are unsure why ADHD is comorbid with many other mental health conditions but they believe that genetics may play a role.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder explained.

Post-traumatic stress disorder explained.

Exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury or sexual violence which must be experienced directly, as a witness, indirectly or vicariously.

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9 tips to help you improve your mental health.

9 tips to help you improve your mental health.

Goal setting is a great way to keep ourselves on track and ensure that we stay committed to achieving our successes.

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How do toxic people use covert abuse and stalking to make their victims appear paranoid?

How do toxic people use covert abuse and stalking to make their victims appear paranoid?

The more outlandish the abuser can make their abuse tactics, the less likely their victim will be believed.

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Unconditional love and personal boundaries.

Unconditional love and personal boundaries.

If you do end any relationship permanently, you do not have to stop loving the other person unconditionally.

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Do you suffer from social media perfectionism?

Do you suffer from social media perfectionism?

Shouldn’t the ‘imperfect’ images and videos be the majority and the ‘perfect’ images and videos the minority?

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Living with Bipolar Disorder.

Living with Bipolar Disorder.

Being diagnosed with any mental health condition is not the same as receiving a terminal diagnosis within the medical profession.

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Is it possible to reverse the negative consequences of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)?

Is it possible to reverse the negative consequences of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)?

Children and adolescents really are quite resilient and with appropriate help and support they can recover and heal.

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What are the long-term effects of being raised in a dysfunctional family?

What are the long-term effects of being raised in a dysfunctional family?

The higher a participant’s ACE score was, the higher the chances were that they engaged in high-risk behaviours.

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Overcoming self-pity.

Overcoming self-pity.

Self-pity is an unbridled obsession with wallowing in the displeasure of oneself and one’s misfortunes.

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What happens when we internalize mean comments from other people?

What happens when we internalize mean comments from other people?

Ultimately, holding onto negative introjections will always do you more harm than good so they should be rejected outright.

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A look at some ways to manage anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions.

A look at some ways to manage anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions.

We are all susceptible to anxiety, depression and other mental conditions at some point in our lives.

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Approach coping Part 1: How to reduce the frequency of stressful events being created.

Approach coping Part 1: How to reduce the frequency of stressful events being created.

You cannot escape stressors because anything which occurs in life has the potential to be perceived, by us humans, as stressful.

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Approach coping part 2: Learning how to respond to stressful events.

Approach coping part 2: Learning how to respond to stressful events.

So, you have imbued an arbitrary stressor with negative significance and you are now suffering from stress?

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A look at avoidance coping.

A look at avoidance coping.

Research has consistently shown that when it comes to stress, the use of avoidance coping is ineffective.

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy techniques you can use at home.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy techniques you can use at home.

CBT is one of the most effective mental health approaches available but like anything, it is not the be all to end all.

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What are the mental health benefits of exercise?

What are the mental health benefits of exercise?

Global depression and anxiety have been on the up and up for a long time. We live in a hyper competitive, hyper comparative world and people are more stressed than ever.

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What are the mental health advantages and disadvantages of divergent thinking?

What are the mental health advantages and disadvantages of divergent thinking?

Divergent thinking involves exploring multiple possible solutions from multiple perspectives in order to generate multiple solutions/answers.

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Are you very critical of yourself and do you have a habit of putting yourself down?

Are you very critical of yourself and do you have a habit of putting yourself down?

These are the mean, insensitive, cruel and derogatory comments, phrases, words or statements that we have internalized from the outside world.

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A look at the Healthy Immigrant Paradox.

A look at the Healthy Immigrant Paradox.

Why are these recently arrived immigrants seemingly more resilient and therefore have better mental health than those who have migrated before them and those who were born and raised in the country?

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A look at the 7 dimensions of wellness.

A look at the 7 dimensions of wellness.

Wellness is the overall experience of health, happiness and prosperity. Wellness involves proactively practicing and maintaining healthy life habits on a daily basis.

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What are Cluster A personality disorders?

What are Cluster A personality disorders?

Cluster A personality disorders refers to a specific group of mental health conditions which are characterised by ‘odd’ or ‘eccentric’ thoughts, feelings or behaviours which often leads to social; awkwardness and social withdrawal.

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What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?

What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?

DBT teaches clients that their thoughts are ‘normal’ given their condition, and should therefore be ‘accepted’, however they must engage in change if they wish to improve their standard of living and overcome their challenges, stresses and distresses.

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How can you have a healthy relationship?

How can you have a healthy relationship?

The third virtual space allows a healthy couple to remain independent whilst also being interdependent. The healthy couple can maintain their individual pursuits/interests and personal identity whilst simultaneously sharing pursuits/interests and having a separate and distinct ‘us’ identity.

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A look at the psychology behind compulsive hoarding.

A look at the psychology behind compulsive hoarding.

Some research has suggested that compulsive hoarding may be the result of deficits in executive functioning. Executive functioning is related to flexible thinking, planning, self-monitoring, self-control, working memory, time management, and organization.

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When does anger become a problem?

When does anger become a problem?

Anger is a typical human emotion and it can be viewed in one of two ways. State vs trait anger.

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Self-compassion vs self-esteem: Which is healthier?

Self-compassion vs self-esteem: Which is healthier?

Self-compassion has all of the mental health benefits of self-esteem without any of the down sides (extreme highs or lows - pathologies).

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Borderline Personality Disorder explained.

Borderline Personality Disorder explained.

BPD is characterized by intense and prolific fluctuations in mood states (emotional lability), anger, insecurity (stemming from poor self-image coupled with severe abandonment anxiety), impulsiveness and self-harm/suicide.

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Why isn’t healthy narcissism discussed more on social media?

Why isn’t healthy narcissism discussed more on social media?

The framework of ego development allows us to see full blown NPD as a form of arrested development.

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Do serial killers collect trophies from their victims so that they can intentionally trigger their own ptsd-like flashbacks?

Do serial killers collect trophies from their victims so that they can intentionally trigger their own ptsd-like flashbacks?

Serial killers however, lack genuine emotions. Serial killers often say that during the time of the killing, they felt no emotions only an intense adrenaline rush.

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A look at how to choose the right mental health professional.

A look at how to choose the right mental health professional.

The ‘alliance’ refers to the reciprocal nature of therapy. That is, the client and the therapist must work together as a team if they wish to achieve the clients desired outcomes.

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What is the relationship between assertiveness and emotional intelligence?

What is the relationship between assertiveness and emotional intelligence?

The ability to be assertive is a fundamental communication skill which can help you to express yourself more efficiently.

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What is toxic positivity?

What is toxic positivity?

There is nothing wrong with feeling sad. It helps us to cry and helps us to release our emotions.

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Why is conflict scary and why do so many people try and avoid it?

Why is conflict scary and why do so many people try and avoid it?

Conflict in and of itself is the mere expression of disagreement. A discord between needs, values, wants, beliefs, etc.

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Do you ever feel like you have no control over life and what happens to you?

Do you ever feel like you have no control over life and what happens to you?

Self-serving bias is related to locus of control. As the name suggests, locus of control refers to perceptions of control.

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Why is object constancy important to mental health recovery?

Why is object constancy important to mental health recovery?

Successful trauma recovery/healing requires people to develop object constancy so that they can have healthy whole object relations with others.

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How can we protect children from sexual abuse and sexual exploitation?

How can we protect children from sexual abuse and sexual exploitation?

WARNING; This article contains information pertaining to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation which some readers may find disturbing or offensive. If you feel that your emotional health is compromised in any way after reading the contents of this post, please seek immediate advice from a mental health professional.

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What causes you to stress out when others around you are so calm?

What causes you to stress out when others around you are so calm?

NUTS refers to 1. Novelty, 2. Unpredictability, 3. Threat to the ego and 4. Sense of control.

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Why do we sabotage ourselves even when we know it is not good for us?

Why do we sabotage ourselves even when we know it is not good for us?

If you are aware that you have a tendency to self-sabotage, it would be a good idea for you to develop a self-sabotage plan.

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What is emotional responsibility?

What is emotional responsibility?

It can be hard for people to accept and acknowledge emotional responsibility. People are usually raised to believe that it is what has happened to them which ultimately determines how they feel.

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How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Emotional Boundaries.

How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Emotional Boundaries.

Communicating healthy emotional boundaries is crucial for maintaining positive and respectful relationships.

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How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Material Boundaries.

How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Material Boundaries.

Here are examples of expressing and setting material boundaries in different situations.

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How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Intellectual Boundaries.

How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Intellectual Boundaries.

Here are examples of expressing and setting intellectual boundaries in various situations.

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How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Self-Care Boundaries.

How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Self-Care Boundaries.

Here are examples of expressing and setting self-care boundaries in various situations.

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How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Social Boundaries.

How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Social Boundaries.

Establishing and communicating healthy social boundaries is essential for maintaining balanced and respectful relationships.

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How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Sexual Boundaries.

How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Sexual Boundaries.

Here are examples of expressing and setting sexual boundaries in various situations.

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How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Communication Boundaries.

How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Communication Boundaries.

Establishing and communicating healthy communication boundaries is essential for maintaining respectful and effective interactions.

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How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Mental Boundaries.

How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Mental Boundaries.

Here are examples of expressing and setting mental boundaries in various situations.

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How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Time Boundaries.

How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Time Boundaries.

Establishing and communicating healthy time boundaries is crucial for maintaining balance, productivity, and personal well-being.

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How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Physical Boundaries.

How to communicate different boundaries in different situations (with examples): Physical Boundaries.

Here are examples of expressing and setting physical boundaries in various situations.

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A look at the pressures to maintain good mental health amidst personal struggles.

A look at the pressures to maintain good mental health amidst personal struggles.

In a world that increasingly values mental well-being, the pressure to maintain good mental health has become a ubiquitous aspect of modern life.

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