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the N in ATTUNE

Understanding your partner requires the capacity to listen. Really listen. Couples are advised to hear each other’s complaints without feeling attacked, and as great as this sounds, it’s often unrealistic. 1,534 more words

Canberra Psychologist

The science of emotion – Gordon Neufeld’s developmental model

The Science of Emotion
First printed in The Natural Parent Magazine

I’ve just spent five very rich days listening to Dr. Goldon Neufeld talk at the Parenting Place in Auckland on the topics of the science of emotion, aggression, bullying, discipline without punishment, alpha children, anxiety, the challenges of parenting in a digital world and so much more.  1,964 more words

Canberra Psychologist

8 Signs That Someone Is in a Relationship With a Gaslighter [article - Ni, 2017]

“If you repeat a lie often enough, it becomes accepted as the truth.” ― attributed to various sources

     “Some people try to be tall by  1,407 more words

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Autism and catastrophising [article]


Autism and catastrophising

  • “Catastrophising is when you are anxious about a situation and that anxiety leads your brain to ruminate on a potentially disastrous outcome.”
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These are the therapist behaviours that are helpful or harmful, according to clients [BPS article summary]


  • Although psychotherapy is effective for many people, it doesn’t help everyone.
  • In fact, in some cases it can do more harm than good. And while clinical researchers publish many studies into the outcomes of different therapeutic approaches, such as CBT or psychoanalytic psychotherapy, …
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