• Siblings lying in the field
    February 21st, 2017

    How to improve your relationship with your child

    Written by Leisa Tanner – Individual & Family Psychotherapist In my practice, I see many families who present with a variety of concerns about their children. Although these concerns may look quite different, many of them have at the centre a similar concern; how can I improve my relationship with my child? This question may… Read more »

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  • A boy looking at a window.
    February 18th, 2017

    Does my child have ADHD?

    Written by Dr Catherine Llewellyn I recently read an article in The Age which talked about a recent study of 300,000 Western Australia school children. The study results suggested that the age of a child strongly predicted whether they would be given a diagnosis of ADHD and, consequently, whether the child would be prescribed medication…. Read more »

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  • A psychiatrist in Brisbane holding hands with her patient with depression and anxiety problems.
    February 17th, 2017

    Depression and Anxiety – why self-care is not only important, but critical.

    Written by Leisa Tanner  As a therapist, we will see many, many patients for many, many reasons. Each person who presents to us comes with a unique history; a story often of pain, confusion, hurt and sadness.  Within these stories we often find common threads or similar experiences. Of these threads, undoubtedly the most common are… Read more »

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  • A couple undergoing couples therapy with a psychiatrist at Brisbane Specialist Suites.
    February 14th, 2017

    What Make a Good Therapist

    Written by Leisa Tanner – Individual & Family Psychotherapist I am often asked by friends and family for referrals to therapists for support with a range of issues. Having been a therapist myself for over twenty years, and having accessed my own therapy at various stages of my life, I take such requests very seriously… Read more »

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  • Teacher is happily listening to her students while doing their activities.
    January 10th, 2017

    Is your teacher really listening to you?

    Written by Dr Catherine Llewellyn I recently came across a lovely video on Facebook of a Us teacher, Barry White Junior, teaching 5th graders. This charismatic teacher has developed an individual handshake with each of his students as a way of connecting with them emotionally and preparing them to learn in his class. It gave… Read more »

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Patients come to see us for a range of reasons.  Whether you are struggling with relationship difficulties, mood or anxiety symptoms, grief and loss issues, or work or study stressors, our team will be able to assist you.

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