Hundreds of people were affected by the recent floods. A large number of these are children who may have suffered major disruption, losses, or lived through frightening experiences. Many other children have been affected indirectly, through hearing about the floods or knowing someone who has lost their home. These can all be challenging experiences for children.
When a disaster happens in a community, it can be highly distressing for many people. But there is a lot that family, friends, volunteers and community members can do to help those affected.
Based in Townsville, OnBundock is a professional counselling and consultancy practice that offers Individual appointments with a qualified psychologist or accredited social worker.
(all year long)!
Wouldn’t it be good if we were in the 8% of people who achieve their New Years Resolutions! We’ve put together a list of tips to suggest ways for you to work towards accomplishing just that…
1. Exercise: 15-20 minutes of brisk exercise per day helps release those “feel good” endorphins and can really help turn things around. (It also helps burn off some of those extra calories we may have enjoyed.)
Neuropsychological tests enable psychologists to assess a child to find their academic strengths and weaknesses, as well as any neuropsychological issues that could be affecting their school performance.
Currently one in five Australians experience mental ill health every year.
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) says psychological research has revealed a range of approaches that can help people stay mentally healthy to make the most of life.