Yearly Archives: 2014


4 life lessons for busy professionals who want more out of life and love

By |2018-04-16T13:35:06+10:00November 15th, 2014|Effective Communication, Self confidence, Self Improvement, Well - being|

apn_gailkellyWestpac chief executive Gail Kelly admits she’s certainly learnt a thing or two on her unpredictable journey from an unhappy Latin teacher in Johannesburg, South Africa to being listed as the 56th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. In 2002, she became the first […]

Useful reminders for clinicians from the International Childhood Trauma Conference Melb Aug 2014.

By |2016-11-28T19:31:15+10:00August 31st, 2014|Counselling Effectiveness, Relationships Tips, Stress|

*** Dr Stephen Porges reminds us : face to face with someone we love triggers neuronal networks in our brain & helps us regulate feelings


If you weren’t one of the 2000 people who managed to make it  to the International Childhood Trauma Conference held in Melbourne on Aug […]

How to make a new habit last

By |2016-11-28T19:31:22+10:00July 25th, 2014|Self Improvement|

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It’s winter, hibernation time, and so you naturally get pulled towards the couch, hot dinners and taking it easy. Yet the more you indulge, the less you feel good about yourself. Each time you attempt a new habit and you fail, the couch becomes more […]

Helping Clients Achieve Mind-Body Wellness

By |2016-11-28T19:31:24+10:00June 25th, 2014|Stress|


Last week I was fortunate enough to interview  Dr Janina Fisher who has devoted her career to working with clients and therapists in the complex field of trauma recovery.   I hope you enjoy the insightful information she provides in our conversation together.

Tell me a bit about your practice – […]

Five tips for handling grief

By |2018-04-16T12:08:56+10:00June 3rd, 2014|Grief & Loss|


Last week something out of the blue happened in our family..

Tashi, our beautiful 10 year old black Labradoodle suddenly got sick.

He became listless and sad. We took him to the vet and the initial diagnosis was that he had eaten something that disagreed with his cast iron […]

Medicare unsustainable? Let’s create our own health sustainability.

By |2016-11-28T19:31:32+10:00May 12th, 2014|Counselling Effectiveness|

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Australia’s health minister recently said Medicare was on an unsustainable path and a user-pays system is inevitable. But what does sustainable health mean? The World Health Organization (WHO) describes  health as “physical, mental, and social well being. Of these elements, mental well-being historically has […]

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