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Self-Concept Inventory:

Self-Concept Inventory:

What are as many words or phrases you can use to describe yourself in the following areas?

  1. Physical appearance. Include descriptions of your height, weight, facial appearance, quality of skin, hair, style of dress and descriptions of your body.
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Early warning signs of suicidality

Early warning signs of suicidality

– Expressing feelings of hopelessness and helplessness
– a drop in school performance
– Painting, drawing or writing about suicide… 87 more words

Canberra Psychologist

Parents helping teenagers to overcome feelings of distress & low mood

Parents helping teenagers to overcome feelings of distress & low mood

Together with the teenager, consider some rules that will help overcome areas of distress at home – Agree that: 103 more words

Canberra Psychologist

Staying Well - Teenagers speak out

Staying Well – Teenagers speak out

Well-being strategies include:
– Regular exercise (can be walking)
– Setting clear and achievable goals
– Reading self-help and inspirational books… 82 more words

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) & Teenage Depression

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) & Teenage Depression

– Young people with depression often have an ongoing negative view of themselves

– Such young people typically distort their experiences through a “negative filter” 209 more words

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Managing depression in teenagers

Managing depression in teenagers

– Help the teenager change their negative thinking patterns
– Help the teenager change their problem behaviours
– Help the teenager address stresses in their relationships that may be contributing to their mood problems… 52 more words

Canberra Psychologist

Supporting teenagers with depression (for parents)

Supporting teenagers with depression (for parents)

– Be sensitive; Instead of talking, just listen without leaping in with advice
– Go with them to their appointments if they would like; maybe make time for a coffee / other drink afterwards… 118 more words

Canberra Psychologist