Claire Pang, B Psych (Hons), Masters of Clinical Psychology. Claire is a clinical psychologist who believes in using evidence-based intervention, and focuses on therapeutic outcomes. She has specialist training in psychological assessment and … More
Anxious thoughts can be helpful at times, they serve as a mechanism to ensure we are careful in our day to day lives. However, anxious thoughts can cause problems if these thoughts become obsessive, intrusive or distressing, especially if only specific rituals or behaviours can calm this anxiety. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is described as the experience of obsessions, […]
Anxiety is very common and experienced by most people at some stage of their lives. Anxiety is a normal automatic response that is triggered during threatening situations as part of your body’s ‘flight or fight’ response. Symptoms you may have experienced usually fall under three common categories: Physical: panic attacks, hot and cold flushes, racing […]
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 […]
Perfectionism is a highly valued trait among many people. People perceive ‘perfectionists’ as hard working individuals that strive for excellence. However, striving for extremely high standards can get in the way of our happiness and actually impair our ability to reach our goals. High levels of perfectionism can impact on our well-being, and on occasion lead […]
Dr Georgiana Antoce will start at Vision Psychology in November 2016. Georgiana will be working alongside our psychologists and provide specialist advice through the Psychiatry Management Plan. Please call reception and ask for Alex or Melanie Green to explain about the process of gaining advice and option from our psychiatrist.
Feeling sad is something that happens to all of us from time to time. However, feeling sad for long periods of time can become quite detrimental. If you or someone you know has been feeling sad, irritable, cranky or fatigued then they may be demonstrating the early signs of depression. Adolescent and young adult depression […]