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Receive up to 40 Rebate-able Sessions with the New Medicare Eating Disorder Treatment Plan

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Eating Disorder Treatment Plan  From the 1st of November 2019, People with Eating Disorders will be able to access up to 40 sessions with a Psychologist and 20 sessions with a Dietitian. Psychological Treatment is one of the most important aspects to recovering from an eating diso...
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New Medicare Items for People Affected by the Australian Bushfires.

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New Medicare Items for People Affected by the Australian Bushfires. From Today, 17 January, you’ll be able to get Medicare benefits for up to 10 mental health treatment services if: you or your family have been impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires you’re a firs...
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The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by The Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler. Book Review by Phoebe Cannard-Higgins

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  The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living (1998) His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler.  Book Review by Phoebe Cannard-Higgins.  For many years, Howard C. Cutler the American writer and psychiatrist followed the Dalai Lama around America as he went from state to state to...
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Perfect Potion's Aromatherapy to re-set, get grounded and practice mindfulness by Sonja Skocic.

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Perfect Potion's Aromatherapy to re-set, get grounded and practice mindfulness.                                                          Did you know that the sense of smell is closely tied in with concentration, memory and mood? We can shift our mindset and mood by ut...
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Radical Self-Care for Difficult Times

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There are various frameworks of self-care that I value, particularly those that are driven by a need to sustain health and well-being for the benefit of others. This area is always of importance to me and my colleagues who work in the helping professions and as activists, but particularl...
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Moving Toward Mindful Eating in a Mindless Eating Environment

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What motivates us to eat? Why do we initiate eating? Why do we continue eating, how do we know when to stop eating? It’s not as simple as just being hungry or feeling full, we often eat because food is presented to us or is easily available even if we don’t feel hungry; we are also capable of...
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Eating Disorders Recovery During the Holidays: Our Top Ten Tips!

Women and girls with eating disorders can find the holiday season unsettling for many reasons. Different foods, odd mealtimes, larger portions and changes in routine as well as public eating and sharing time with family can contribute to a lot of anxiety. We understand and are here to help...
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Sensory Overload During the Holiday Season: Our Top Ten Tips

Women and girls with autism can find the busy holiday season difficult. The level of sensory stimulation is very high this time of year with loud visual decorations, complex noise, and social pressures.    Here are our top 10 tips for an Autism-Friendly Holiday period! ...
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Sensory Soothing Ideas for Everyday

Sometimes it is just too hard to shift your mindset and think positively. Utilising techniques from Sensory Modulation Therapy is a great alternative for times when emotion sensitivity is so high and emotions have overwhelmed us.     Have you tried using your senses to change the way...
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Procrastination is a protest!

Procrastination is a protest! ... against discomfort. No, it’s not because we are lazy or have poor time management skills… we actually procrastinate because we want to avoid feeling something uncomfortable. That simple. Humans tend to want to avoid discomfort at all costs. The discomfo...
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Get Set! ... Preparing to Study

1. Study Spaces     Create a space that is conducive to study. A solo study environment should ideally be inspiring, h ave all the resources you need and b e free from unwanted interruptions.      A traditional study space may not work for you. You may find that with some tasks or 'Study...
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Understanding ‘Shutdown’ and the Autistic Spectrum.

Sometimes we experience difficult emotions that lead to meltdown other times we are so overwhelmed that it leads to SHUTDOWN. Shutdown may have the same triggers as meltdown but it looks and feels different and can cause different types of problems. Both shutdown and meltdown are commonly see...