Almost everyday in the last few months there have been more and more stories about women sharing their stories about being sexually harassed or sexually assaulted. These are brave women who are standing up and saying enough- I don’t want this to happen to anyone else, or myself anymore.
There is a commonality in human suffering. I do not believe that any one person has lived their entire life without experiencing some type of suffering. Everyone’s experience and the way that they view and cope with the suffering is individual and different; however, the feelings can be quite similar.
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer affecting Australian males and is estimated to be the second most common cancer in Australia in 2020. So many of you reading this may know someone who has had prostate cancer
There are times when I say to a client “…look how far you’ve come. Remember when we first met…?” Just this sentence can be a topic of discussion. It is such a privilege seeing a person (or a couple) reflect on their own growth
At Shoalhaven Psychology Services we conduct a range of assessments that assist in providing you with diagnosis, recommendations and information about a number of issues such as Specific Learning Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder. We can also assess for Giftedness in school-aged children.
Gratitude has gained popularly recently as research has found that gratitude may improve wellbeing outcomes. Gratitude encompasses thinking, acknowledging and/or being thankful for things of value in ourselves, others and the world. Gratitude has been described as both a state and a trait.
From early childhood we start forming friendships. Over time, these friendships may fizzle out or come to an end, but sometimes these friendships continue for many years.
Acceptance and commitment to being supportive of the LGBTQIA+ community came easy for me, but I do understand that for others it does not come that easy.
It’s hard to know what to expect from your first session with a psychologist. Firstly your psychologist will give you a warm greeting in the waiting room and introduce themselves.
Yes there are sacrifices we have to make when we have babies; so it’s important to keep alive those pieces of yourself whilst adapting to the here and now.
Humility. Equality. Growth. Gratitude. These are the four core values that represent what we stand for and how we provide our services at Shoalhaven Psychology Services.
To celebrate the second birthday of our Kiama office, we are throwing a week long Birthday Bonanza Giveaway and gifting you with some of our favourite things – including a stay at Bangalay Luxury Villas!