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Parenting in the time of TikTok

There’s been a lot said over the past 24 hours about a live streamed suicide which ended up on multiple social media platforms and disturbingly was intentionally embedded into ‘innocent’ clips of dancing or kittens on TikTok. The result of this being that a large number of people including young teenagers have been exposed to…

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When Baby Makes Three

Not many life events have the potential to create as much joy than the birth of a child. However, jumping from a twosome where you had the space and luxury of meeting your own and partner’s needs, to having an infant who is completely dependent on you, is challenging.  Maintaining a healthy relationship requires time…

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Becoming a Dad

Ok guys, not to rain on the parade of motherhood, but DADS ARE IMPORTANT TOO. And the reality is that somewhere along the way in the Baby-Journey, Dads tend to get overlooked. So much of the attention, focus, concern, and support is directed towards Mum and bub (and rightly so – they need it!)…but Dads…

Business and Motherhood

Business and Motherhood

Part One // Managing a business, relationships and family.  John Thornett from Peak Strategies interviews Kirstin Bouse from Perth Psychology Collective, on his Speaking Pharmacy Podcast. In this two part interview John and Kirstin discuss relationships and owning a business. Part One kicks off with them chatting about managing expectations with your family in relation to…

Trauma informed THerapy

Trauma-Focused Therapy

Trauma Focused Therapies Trauma Focused Therapies refer to a range of psychological models of treatment to help those who are experiencing trauma symptoms in response to a traumatic event. Trauma experienced by military or emergency services personnel, sexual and/or physical assault victims, those in motor vehicle accidents and mothers and fathers who are traumatised by…

Birth trauma

Birth Trauma

Most of us approach giving birth with a degree of trepidation but ultimately a belief that all will be fine. And for the large portion of us, childbirth IS fine. Sometimes we’re disappointed because we didn’t have the birth experience we’d hoped for. Sometimes we experience childbirth as more difficult than we’d expected, even when…