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What actually is mindfulness?

A psychology trend doesn’t happen often enough and we’re delighted when it does. People engaging with their mental health is fantastic to see, but finding reliable information and resources isn’t…
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Distress Tolerance – what and why?

Distress is a naturally unpleasant experience. It is designed to make us avoid that situation or run away altogether. Sometimes though, our distress reaction does match the circumstances we’re in.…
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Just Another Therapy Abbreviation – what is DBT?

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a therapy which helps clients develop two simultaneous processes “acceptance” and “change”. These two elements underlie the dynamic process of growth within us. This therapy…
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WORLD BIPOLAR DAY, 30TH MARCH 2021

by Poppy Kirwan, Northside Psychology Staff writer.  March 30th is a day dedicated to spreading awareness and acceptance of Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar Disorder is a lifelong mental illness frequently categorized by sudden and extreme changes in mood, typically shifting…
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PURPLE DAY, 26TH MARCH 2021

by Poppy Kirwan, Northside Psychology Staff writer. In Australia, 800,000 people will have lived, or do live, with epilepsy at some point in their lives, and it’s estimated that 65 million people have the neurological condition globally. Epilepsy is a disease that…
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NEURODIVERSITY CELEBRATION WEEK, 15th – 21st MARCH 2021

by Poppy Kirwan, Northside Psychology Staff writer. 1 in 15 people are neurodivergent, which means that their brains process thoughts, learning, and other “wiring” of the brain differently to majority of the population,…
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RARE DISEASE DAY, 28th FEB 2021

by Poppy Kirwan, Northside Psychology Staff writer. 1 in 20 people will live with a rare disease, but most rare diseases continue to go undiagnosed and untreated. That’s why Rare Disease Day was created for…
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FEEL GOOD FEB

by Poppy Kirwan, Northside Psychology Staff writer. This 2021, after recovering from the exhausting previous year, it’s more important than ever to be kind to one another and give to…
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