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  • Our News section aims to keep you updated regarding the clinic, team members, and key points of interest regarding psychology and interventions.  Today's topic: The role of shame in trauma  (Dr Jessica Brands, Clinic Director) Adult survivors of childhood abuse and trauma often find shame and self-loathing is a pervasive and debilitating aspect of their struggles. Shame may be

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    Our News section aims to keep you updated about the clinic and team members, as well as points of interest regarding psychology and interventions. Please don't hesitate to contact us if there's something you'd like to know more about. 

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    What is the NDIS? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) launched in July 2013 and provides individualised support for individuals aged 0-65 years with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to take part in every day life. For the first time, people with a disability in Australia will get to choose where and how to access their supports. Funding will go directly

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    The Benefits of Yoga and Relaxation (by Stefanie Ringuet, Psychologist)   Yoga represents a body of practices with an ancient history originally derived from the Indus – Sarasvati civilisation in Northern India over 5,000 years ago. In Sanskrit, the word yoga derives from yug meaning to yoke, referring to the discipline of aligning the mind and body for spiritual goals. Yoga has been

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    Stress is the experience of feeling overwhelmed and tense about a situation or event we perceive to be too difficult. It is an imbalance between environmental demands and our coping resources and it can have significant implications on our physical and emotional wellbeing. There are two different kinds of stress; acute stress and chronic stress.  Acute stress is typically short in duration

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    (by Dr Jessica Brands, Director & Clinical Psychologist) Therapy can be a very intense thing to undertake, full of highs as well as challenging points. Change is hard, and humans are inclined to stay the same and return to a state of ‘homeostasis’ even if this state is maladaptive. Everyone will be in a different stage of change when it comes to undertaking therapy to change their

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    Bowen Hills Psychology has welcomed an announcement by the Federal Government that if you are required to self-isolate due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19, you will be able to access temporary Telehealth Psychology sessions (videoconference or telephone call), and still claim a Medicare rebate. Previously medicare funded telehealth services were only available to individuals in rural or remote

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