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How do you know you might need to see a Psychologist?

Everyone experiences periods of stress, sadness, grief and conflict, so when you’re feeling off it can be hard to know if it’s time to see a professional about the problem. And apparently, those who would benefit from some therapeutic intervention are not seeking it enough. And while identifying and managing diagnosable mental illness is a…

Assertiveness for Women: How to do it right

Everyday at YourPsychOnline I get to work with an awesome group of women (and one man) passionate about helping people live their best life.  My team inspires me with their passion, compassion, energy, and love of life.  When I came across this fantastic article written for Forbes by Margie Warrell (an Australian – so proud)…

Cancer Support during Recurrence and when terminal

Today, Psychologist, Catherine Waight, looks at the support required during the Recurrence and Terminal stages of Cancer and how to access additional support if needed. Recurrence and Terminal Disease People who reach this phase often have to cope with the change in prognosis and what that now means for their future. Common conflicts include coping with…

Cancer Support on World Cancer Day and Beyond

Today is World Cancer Day.  Held each year on 4 February, this is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), a leading international non-governmental organisation that unites the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden.  Yesterday we started looking at how psychological intervention can help to “Debunk the myths” with particular focus…

The Benefits of Online Counselling

Online Counselling, also known as e-therapy or e-counselling, is fast becoming a very popular mode of seeking mental health support by the many millions of internet users world wide. A significant number of clinical studies (Haberstroth et al., 2007, Shaw et al., 2006, Trepal, 2007) have already shown that Online Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is highly…