Many of us struggled during all the lockdowns. Relationships were put to the test as couples were living on top of each other 24 hours a day with nowhere to escape. Even the strongest relationships started to show signs of fraying. It’s no wonder that Australians turned to the new phenomenon of telehealth therapy to…

Psychological Approaches for Clients with Weight Concerns ABOUT THE COURSE This course teaches specific skills for working with adults with weight concerns by addressing the practical and psychological factors they may be experiencing. We take an anti-diet approach to this issue and concentrate instead on equipping people with skills and solutions they might need to increase…

Eating Disorder Essentials Online Course ABOUT THIS COURSE This course provides a solid foundation to enable you to successfully recognise and treat a range of eating disorders. This comprehensive eating disorders course is in line with the latest thinking from a range of psychological approaches. You will learn practical and effective skills that will enable you…

A strong, direct connection exists between therapy and communication. When therapists and counsellors are able to communicate effectively, they are able to deliver great value to their clients. They can better understand their clients’ situation. They can provide insight and guidance in a clear, professional and relevant manner. Communication plays a crucial role in building…

If you’re a therapist or mental health professional who likes to blog, please join us to celebrate and promote World Mental Health Day Blog on October 10, 2015  by writing and submitting a blog post related to mental health. When you submit your blog post on or before October 10, 2015, we will be updating this official…

This article is by Kat Love, website designer at www.katlove.com I live, breathe, and sleep therapy website design, not only because I help solo and group practices plan, design, and code websites for a living, but because I am deeply passionate about helping psychotherapists. About ten years ago, I started learning website design and development…

You can’t sustain your therapy practice without marketing online. Part of that strategy requires building your content, not just for your website but also for your blog. With blogging, you get more opportunities to acquire new clients since statistics show that blogs get 67 percent more leads, they get 97 percent more links to websites,…

Picture this. You’ve just finished seeing your final client for the day. Your client has left your office with a smile on her face and you’re basking in the glow while reflecting on the great work you did together and the progress your client is making. You love this work and wouldn’t want to do…

As therapists, we have to be able to talk with our clients about many intimate aspects of their lives. Speaking about issues such as child abuse, trauma, rape, assault, incest and other difficult subjects are a part of everyday conversations for most therapists – it goes with the territory. However, you might be surprised to know…

The Human Givens therapeutic approach is founded on the principle that we all have fundamental emotional needs that need to be met. The Human Givens approach says when our important emotional needs aren’t met, we can become anxious, addicted and depressed. The 10 emotional needs Annie discusses in this interview are: Security – we need…