More than 7 people take their own life every day in Australia. This is a devastating fact but it’s one the R U Ok charity is working to change. R U Ok Day is an annual event and a national initiative to help prevent suicide by encouraging communication and connecting with others. Sadly and astoundingly, […]
New Year resolutions give an opportunity to reflect on self and on life, and especially on meaningful change. But keeping resolutions in focus can be tricky because we procrastinate, lose patience or allow other things to take priority. There are some important principles that can help with reaching your goals and that can empower you to take a positive step forward in the new year.
As children, we are taught many things that prepare us for adulthood. However, despite acquiring a variety of skills, many of us remain unclear about how to effectively deal with conflict. We often yell, slam doors or give the silent treatment...
Believe it or not, more and more Australians are recognising the workplace as somewhere they can seek out mental health support. This is because more and more employers are offering mental wellness benefits through something we call an Employer Assistance Program, or EAP. At Nexus Psychology we’ve been proud to offer this service for about six years at a range of sites in the Melbourne area.
In 2008 Nexus clinical psychologist Dr Roni Kabillo was interviewed for a story about online addiction by Victoria’s The Age newspaper. At the time it was apparent there was an emerging phenomenon that was growing in proportion to the gathering momentum of the internet. Mental health workers, including Roni...
by Sally Webster Art’s healing power is a popular subject these days. Most recently the astonishingly well received colouring book trend has brought attention to creating a calm mind through immersing oneself in a sea of meticulously penned colour. On a teaching level, events like the first-time conference collaboration between The New Zealand and Australian […]
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