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Being Well in Difficult Times - Sally

Being Well in Difficult Times - Sally

May 25, 2020 Dr Jan Orman
Dr Jan Orman

Sally* is the director of new urban private practice. She is a generalist psychologist & qualified teacher in her mid-forties with two ‘tween girls, and vulnerable (but fit) parents. Her clients include young children, teenagers, university students, school staff, NDIS young people, members of the LBGTI community and clients from EAP services..


Being Well in Difficult Times - Margot

Being Well in Difficult Times - Margot

May 19, 2020 Dr Jan Orman
Dr Jan Orman

It’s always helpful to hear how other people cope with life's challenges. Over the next few weeks we are dedicating the Being Well blog to a series called Being Well in Difficult Times. We've asked a range of health professionals 3 big questions to see if there was anything we could learn from them.


Being Well in Difficult Times- Elizabeth

Being Well in Difficult Times- Elizabeth

May 12, 2020 Dr Jan Orman
Dr Jan Orman

How would you feel if you were pregnant right now? It would probably add a whole other dimension to your concern. What if, to add to the puzzle, your work made you responsible for the mental health of others? Elizabeth* is a thirty-something school-based psychologist who is in the third trimester of her first pregnancy. This is how she is coping.


Being Well in Difficult Times - Dr Vered Gordon

Being Well in Difficult Times - Dr Vered Gordon

April 29, 2020 Dr Vered Gordon
Dr Vered Gordon

Dr Vered Gordon is a GP in Sydney’s Northern Beaches with a special interest in perinatal mental health. For more than a decade Vered developed Black Dog Institute’s highly regarded Professional Education workshops.


Being Well in Difficult Times- Michael Kidd

Being Well in Difficult Times- Michael Kidd

April 28, 2020 Michael Kidd
Michael Kidd

It’s always helpful to hear how other people cope with life's challenges. Over the next few weeks we are dedicating the Being Well blog to a series called Being Well in Difficult Times. Michael's CoVID-19 job responsibilities are huge and his pace hectic. How is he coping personally with all that on his plate?