Monthly Archives: July 2015

30 07, 2015

So, you want to be a psychologist?

July 30th, 2015|General|0 Comments

From time to time, we all fancy ourselves at being expert in how other people think, feel and behave. Human behaviour has fascinated people for years and the quest to know more about what makes people tick leads many to consider studying psychology. Undergraduate psychology courses are amongst the most popular university courses chosen

23 07, 2015

Internet Pornography, Children and Families – Innocence Gone?

July 23rd, 2015|General|0 Comments

Gone are the days when a child’s access to pornographic material was about finding Dad’s Playboy magazine in his bottom drawer or even stumbling across a National Geographic in the library.

Gone, too, are the video cassettes delivered to a mate’s dad’s friend’s places from our Nation’s capital city in a brown paper bag.

Gone, as well, the

14 07, 2015

Teenage Boys – What’re The Facts about their Mental Health

July 14th, 2015|Workshop/Information Session|0 Comments

My newest information session for parents, teachers, carers, medical and welfare professionals.

A bio-psychosocial look at mental health during the adolescent years including:

Brain development
Identity formation & sexuality
Risk taking & extremes: driving/substances/self-harm
Socialising, social media and porn
Counselling, parenting and support

Perfect information for those who want to support boys to become mentally healthy young men.

Wednesday 22nd July 6pm -7:30pm


2 07, 2015

School refusal – “I’m just not going!” (Insert door slam here!)

July 2nd, 2015|General|0 Comments

There are many different reasons why a child or teen might not want to go to school. For some, the desire to avoid going to school can become so troubling that it can become associated with family conflict and significant mental health issues.

There are lots of words in the psychological research that are used