Next Friday the 20th March is the 3rd United Nations International Day of Happiness. This year’s theme is ‘Your Happiness is part of Something Bigger’ and people around the world are being invited to make positive connections and share their happiness with others. In recognition of this day Axiom Psychological Services will be holding a Free Wellbeing Workshop from 10:00am – 11:30am on Friday the…
Oliver Sacks shares how gratitude in the face of adversity continues to give his life richness, meaning and clarity. http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/oliver-sacks-bestselling-author-and-neurologist-says-he-is-face-to-face-with-dying-from-cancer-20150220-13juwo.html
The concept of being ‘Right Brained’ or ‘Left Brained’ may be up for debate based on new research. http://info.hoganassessments.com/blog/mythbusters-series-right-brained-vs.-left-brained
Don’t be fooled by that dumb-dog look – he understands you, really. If you are worried that your dog is not paying attention to what you are saying, simply look at where is he is staring. Dogs look to the right when they recognise familiar commands because they process the sound in a specific part of their brains that remembers that the sound is important….
This week is National Psychology Week – Spend Time With People Who Care. Spending time with and sharing your thoughts and feelings with people you care about and who care about you can help you to feel less stressed. It’s important not to ‘bottle up’ your feelings.
In support of Mental Health Awareness Month we will be conducting a free Anxiety workshop on Wed the 29th of October at 10:00am for those interested in understanding more about anxiety and how to manage and prevent its effects. Places are limited so registration is essential. Please call 4324 5400 to register.
The Student Tutor Network offers academic tutoring and seminars for the HSC but what about the ongoing anxiety and stress it can cause? This year Axiom Psychological Services will be supporting the Student Tutor Network during their 2014 HSC Seminars held on the Central Coast, Newcastle and Sydney to help HSC students deal with the overwhelming stress and anxiety that the HSC can cause. By combining…
Ian Kilpatrick and Sandy Gilbert recently attended a Victims Services event in Newcastle where Sydney psychologist Mark Griffiths presented a workshop about Counselling Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. The information about the effects of child sexual abuse on adult survivors and the treatment methods available to assist recovery was timely; particularly in respect to the current Royal Commission and the increased community awareness regarding…
If you feel a bit overwhelmed with the thought of doing the HSC you are not alone. Research suggests that 40%–50% of year 11 & 12 students will struggle with serious, harmful stress. This figure rises in the weeks before the HSC. * Stop worrying, help is now here! Designed for senior high school students starting their HSC journey and crafted by our skilled, experienced…
George Dieter is in the final stages of having his second book published. This book takes a detailed look at our relationships and the boundaries and responsibilities which go with each relationship. George’s first book “Creating Criminals Without Even Trying”. Subtitle “From bouncing babies to career criminal – what happened in between?” can be purchased by contacting us directly.