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Walking the Dog

Walking the Dog

December 05, 2017

– It’s never too early or too late to learn some self-soothing strategies.

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How is Your Mental Health?

How is Your Mental Health?

November 21, 2017

It has become pretty clear in recent times that health practitioners are no less subject to mental health problems than the people they treat. More so perhaps! Why might that be?

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A Work in Progress: a story of recovery

A Work in Progress: a story of recovery

November 07, 2017

Here’s something worth reading by Scarlett Winter, a 30 something woman in my practice. It’s her story of recovery from severe and longstanding anorexia nervosa and, although hers is a very specific diagnosis, there is much in it for us all to learn about recovery from mental illness generally.

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Improving Mental Health in the LGBTI+ Community

Improving Mental Health in the LGBTI+ Community

November 02, 2017

The next Black Dog Institute / eMHPrac live webinar will be held on 15th November. It’s an auspicious date. It’s the date the results of the national plebiscite on marriage equality will be announced.

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The Value of Looking Outside Yourself

The Value of Looking Outside Yourself

October 24, 2017

Many people who suffer from depression spend a great deal of time looking inward. Even when not depressed, they often have a contemplative or even ruminative style.

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