Joey Tai, BA (Psych), Master of Clinical Psychology. Joey Tai is a Clinical Psychologist who is able to utilise a broad range of psychological techniques. Joey primarily works with individuals or couples who have relationship/marriage problems, … More...
Recreational drug taking is on the rise with increasing availability of illegal stimulants. Ecstasy contains the drug MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamin), yet the actual quantity of this stimulant varies as most pills have higher concentrations of ‘fillers’, cleaning products and other harmful chemicals, such as bleach are used to stretch the product. Beside the health detriments of […]
Have you noticed that your child frequently complains of an upset stomach or headaches? Does your child get easily upset, worry a lot about getting things right or do they often cry over small things? If so then your child may be suffering from anxiety. While we all, children included, experience anxiousness from time to time, it may be […]
Psychologists recognise the social stigma and chronic difficulties faced by those of alternative sexualities and can offer counselling tailored to this unique experience. Stigma is one of the fundamental causes of population health inequalities and has consistently demonstrated detrimental effects on mental and physical health and consequently a negative effect on one’s personal and romantic […]
An addiction is often a behaviour developed when a person tries to cope with difficult situations in their lives, generally leading to a loss in control. Engaging in activities that seem to have more control over you then you control them; feeling angry or resentful when someone suggests that you should stop doing that activity; and, continuing […]
The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-V) is a measure of cognitive functioning that can be used as part of a battery of assessments to identify learning difficulties, giftedness, ADHD and cognitive strengths and weaknesses in children aged between 6 and 16 years. The process involves an intake session, test administration followed by a feedback […]
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based psychotherapy intervention that is designed to challenge unhelpful and unhealthy thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Originally designed to treat depression, CBT is also currently used to treat a range of mental health conditions, such as anxiety, addiction, OCD, phobias and PTSD. It can also be useful in helping with […]