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Posted on 21 March, 2023 at 18:25

A question of Resilience

Written by an Anonymous Client (March 2023)

Resilience is something that is quite often inadequately referenced during times of adversity, or even to

describe the way someone has traversed a challenging event/s.

However, the origin of resilience its rarely discussed.

Below are a series of questions to challenge the way we understand resilience.


Are we born with it?

There is a strong case to support thi...

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Posted on 26 February, 2023 at 19:20

Written by Lara Patty (February 2023)

Valentine's Day


Valentine’s Day, the day of the year we associate with love and romance, seems to generate

strong reactions. Some embrace the theme and use the day as an opportunity to show

appreciation for their loved ones, while others view the day as a meaningless, consumer-

driven event. As someone who tends to traverse the cynical realm, I have often found myself

within the latter camp. Th...

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Posted on 22 February, 2023 at 20:15

Written by Chloe Bartle (February 2023)

Life of a working student

As a working student at The Mood and Mind Centre, I am able to gain valuable experience

that helps me grow both personally and professionally. I am in my final year of studying for a

Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Psychological Science. By working as a receptionist

in a psychology clinic I am able to see the logistics behind the scenes.

I believe that everyday of wo...

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New Year Intention - Mindfulness: What it is & what it is not

Posted on 26 January, 2023 at 4:25

Written by Mirinda Smith (January 2023)

New Year Intention - Mindfulness: What it is & what it is not


The New Year can be a beautiful time to reflect upon the year that was and ask yourself what you want to create more of in the year to come. I’m personally a fan of new year's intentions rather than resolutions. An intention has the space for flexibility and is rooted in the sentiment of growth and evolution rather than changing and fixing (which can ...

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Behind the Scenes at The Mood & Mind Centre

Posted on 8 December, 2022 at 17:15

 Written by Grettchen Hopkins (December 2022)

Behind the Scenes at The Mood & Mind Centre

The role of our receptionists and administration team at the Mood & Mind Centre, I can only best compare to that of a duck on the lake. Welcoming clients with a warm smile and a cup of tea (or cold w...

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The Benefits of Group Therapy

Posted on 18 August, 2022 at 4:40

Written by Eve South (August 2022)

What is Group Therapy?


Group Therapy is a form of psychotherapy which involves the gathering of multiple clients and one or more therapists. This form of treatment can be found in a variety of settings, including but not limited to hospitals, community centres and private practice. Group Therapy is commonly used alongside Individual Therapy, however it can also be attended in isolation. Each group program...

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Depression in later life

Posted on 15 August, 2022 at 3:45

Written by Nejla Regis (August 2022)


Geriatric depression or depression in older adults occurs more commonly than we think, and it does not discriminate based on gender or ethnicity. However, a crucial point to note is the prevalence of geriatric depression is higher among those with physical or cognitive impairment, such as reduced mobility and dementia. Other factors include retirement, loss of a loved one, and economic instability. So how can we help a population group ...

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Mindfulness for the Whole Family

Posted on 1 June, 2021 at 22:40

Written by Jessica Parker (May 2021) 

Mindfulness is the practice of purposely focusing your attention on the present moment and accepting it without judgment. Mindfulness is now being examined scientifically and has been found to be a key element in stress reduction and overall happiness. Mindfulness has so many benefits to both physical and mental health, one researcher went as far as to say that he believes the practise of daily mindfulness will be seen as important ...

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How to Support a Loved One with an Alcohol or Other Drug Problem

Posted on 3 April, 2021 at 4:55

Written by Melissa Copeman (April 2021)

Having someone you care about misuse alcohol or other drugs can be confusing and distressing. Harm not only occurs to the person misusing the substance but to their families as well. Relationships deteriorate, there is often financial difficulties, and there may be abusive behaviour towards you. Recent statistics from the National Drug Strategy Household Survey show us whilst some illicit drug use is at an all time high, alcohol use...

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5 Common Traits of Healthy Relationships

Posted on 9 March, 2021 at 3:45

Written by Jessica Parker (February 2021)

As we finish up the month of love, lets look at some of the most common traits of healthy relationships and some of the ways that you can introduce them into your own relationships.

1. Showing Affection: Affection is the Number One reason couples seek therapy (Doss et al., 2004). Affection in relationships is essential to get a feeling of satisfaction and support from your partner. A few simple ways to show your pa...

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