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…

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…

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…

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…

Many psychotherapists and counsellors I speak to in person as well as members of my counselling directory Australia Counselling, experience something I call ‘Medicare despair’. Medicare despair is a range of feelings including frustration, annoyance, hopelessness and sometimes depression. These feelings are related to the fact that counsellors and psychotherapists in Australia cannot access Medicare…

The AISHM Conference 2014 will include a full day of pre-conference workshops on Friday 14 November, offering professionals a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional development. The pre-conference workshops will include 4 workshops designed to augment and enhance knowledge for sex therapists, sexual health counsellors, general practitioners and sex educators. Some topics which will be…