Resilience is often considered the ability to deal with life’s challenges, whether you’re dealing with a small disappointment or a crisis of disastrous proportions. Resilience is built into our brains, however, over time we learn unhelpful patterns, which then become fixed in our neural circuitry. But neuroscience is now revealing that what we previously thought was hardwired and…

Here’s my presentation that I recently did for PDP Seminars and ACAP for the Professional Practice Symposium. Watch the presentation below and see my notes under the slide deck. How to use ethical online marketing to build a successful private practice from Clinton Power The digital revolution has changed how you market a private practice…

Diabetes is a serious disease which if left untreated, can have enormous consequences for the health of the diabetic. However, the mental health of people with diabetes is often not discussed, yet is often impacted by this disease. It’s not uncommon for diabetics to suffer from mental health issues such as anxiety, depression and relationship…

Australia Counselling recently connected with Bill O’Hanlon when we interviewed him on his new book called Out of the Blue: 6 Non-Medicated Ways to Treat Depression. Bill has written over 30 books on mental health related issues, but his special claim to fame is that he was Milton Erickson’s gardener. Bill was in graduate school…

If you work with couples, you probably find some of your most challenging couples to work with are those that are in high conflict. Sometimes couples come into the therapy room right from a fight and continue the fight in your office. Other times you may be working with a couple that has been harbouring resentment and…

The coming out experience for a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex person (LGBTI) is unique for each person. It’s not uncommon for a LGBTI person to experience rejection, homophobia, harassment and abuse that can lead to serious mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol addiction and suicide. Australia Counselling member and…

There’s no doubt that online video is experiencing an exponential growth in recent times. If you’re marketing your private practice online, it’s an important channel to consider adding to your marketing mix. Have a look at some of these amazing video statistics: 4 billion YouTube views a day 6 billion hours of video watched a…