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Sensitive Claims

18 November, 2013

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Have you or someone you know experienced a sexual trauma? If so, Psychology Associates can help. A number of our clinicians are registered with ACC Sensitive Claims to provide treatment for people who qualify. In fact, one of our newest clinicians — Paul Knox — has just been accepted to do Sensitive Claims work and is currently available for referrals. read more »

Working Healthfully

21 October, 2013

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Supporting positive mental health in the workplace is an exciting and important area of research and practice. A recent international conference on this topic highlighted 3 key components, which are:

1. Reduction of work-related risk factors for problems in mental health (e.g., bullying, job insecurity, long hours, poor safety at work);

2. Promotion of how workers can gain self-esteem from their work; and

3. Addressing existing mental health issues of workers, regardless of whether the cause is related to work.

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What Makes a Good Therapist?

2 September, 2013

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– Verbal fluency

– Warmth

– Acceptance

– Empathy

– Ability to identify client feelings

– Ability to develop strong therapeutic alliances with a variety of clients

– High attunement to client progress

– Use of treatment models based on solid science

– Ability to “implement those [science-based treatment] models with fidelity and clinical complexity…in ways that match to the clients”
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Paypal confirmation

2 August, 2013

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Thank you. We look forward to seeing you at our event. A GST receipt will be emailed in due course.

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Kids, Food, and Attachment

23 May, 2013

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Attachment theory is a longstanding and influential set of ideas that forms the basis for a number of therapies used by many psychologists. The theory states that parent-child attachment, which begins at birth, can have a major impact on the child’s brain development, emotional health, and future relationships with others. read more »