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Why Psychology Could Never Be Done By Robots

Why Psychology Could Never Be Done By Robots

Psychologists arguably have one of the most human-focused of jobs. It’s a role that requires social intelligence, creativity and empathy—three human elements that cannot be hardwired into a computer program. Because every client is unique, and many issues confronted by the psychologist are nuanced and weighted differently, every approach must be individualised. A psychologist must be extremely [...] Read more

Working it out - Stay at Home or Return to Work

Working it out - Stay at Home or Return to Work

It's not easy deciding if and when to return to work after having a child. There are many factors to think about, not to mention navigating the opinions of others. What's felt right for you? To read our recent article with a list of pros and cons that may assist when making your decision, featured in the BubHub March edition, press onto the title of this page and then press HERE [...] Read more

Mind and Body

Mind and Body

Psychological and physical health are intricately linked. There are many physical issues that may have a direct impact on mental health. Women’s bodies are chameleons. They change dramatically at each stage of life. Sometimes, there are imbalances as we adjust to new demands on our systems. It is this reason that we often work in collaboration with your GP or health care provider to bring about [...] Read more

Adjusting to Parenting

Adjusting to Parenting

* Thank you to Alana Healthcare who requested I write this entry as a "guest blogger" on their website for September 2016 ... Becoming a parent is a major life event. It’s an exciting time that changes life in lots of ways—and this transition requires numerous adjustments. Many new parents find that having a baby is more challenging than they anticipated and will experience a range of emotions, [...] Read more

The Olympic Spirit

The Olympic Spirit

I love the Olympics, the whole idea of defining human limits and then pushing beyond them. There is so much to be admired watching the athletes. Just as important as their awesome physical abilities is the undeniable mental strength in the long journey that leads them to the games. Even more inspiring are the para-olympians who triumph over continual adversity to achieve their goals. As a group, [...] Read more

Mother Worry

Mother Worry

Mothering and worrying tend to go hand-in-hand. It’s natural for a parent to be concerned about the growth and development of their child and to feel responsibility for warding off any potential threats. Let’s face it, caring for a child on a physical, mental and emotional level takes a lot of thought. But how much is too much? First, we need to acknowledge that worry has a place. It is a solid [...] Read more