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Direction Psychology

Direction Psychology

By Direction Psychology
We're a team of Psychologists that care about people's mental health and wellbeing, and we're asking real people what they want us to talk about, in an effort to stop the stigma attached to mental health by building awareness and understanding.
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Clinical Psychologists Karen and Renn talk COVID, Isolation, Mental Health, and more |
This episode is a recording from a casual discussion Direction Psychology's Director and Clinical Psychologist Karen Huggett had with her fellow Clinical Psychologist Renn Cheah about the affects COVID and Perth's lockdown is having, and will have, on the mental health of our community. They talk isolation, alcohol, technology and more... Please visit our website for more information on us, our team and our services, and for mental health resources. IMPORTANT: Our podcast discussion topics will be generalised and informational only, and not designed to replace recommended professional support. If you’re struggling with your mental health, we strongly urge you to speak to your Psychologist, GP or Lifeline (13 11 44).
12:33
June 30, 2021
Supporting your child through the mental health challenges commonly accompanying Type 1 Diabetes |
This episode is a recording from a recent presentation our Psychologist Ana Mazzardis did at the Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre in Stirling for parents of children with Type 1 Diabetes, to help them support their child through the mental health challenges commonly experienced with diabetes. Please visit our website for more information on us, our team and our services, and for mental health resources. IMPORTANT: Our podcast discussion topics will be generalised and informational only, and not designed to replace recommended professional support. If you’re struggling with your mental health, we strongly urge you to speak to your Psychologist, GP or Lifeline (13 11 44).
58:11
December 18, 2020
The importance of teaching children body safety and awareness |
In this episode we talk to Kayelene from eSafe Kids on the importance of teaching children body safety and awareness.  WARNING: This episode discusses child abuse and may be difficult for some listeners. If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health, we strongly urge you to speak to your Psychologist, GP or Lifeline (13 11 44). Visit our website for more information on us, our team and our services, or eSafe Kids for information on the services Kayelene provides. IMPORTANT: Our podcast discussion topics will be generalised and informational only, and not designed to replace recommended professional support.
25:30
December 4, 2020
Cancer: The Mental and Physical Health Impacts for those affected |
In this episode we talk to Anneliese from Cancer Council WA about the Mental and Physical health impacts a Cancer diagnosis can have on not only the individual diagnosed, but also their loved ones. Visit our website for more information on us, our team and our services. IMPORTANT: Our podcast discussion topics will be generalised and informational only, and not designed to replace recommended professional support. If you’re struggling with your mental health, we strongly urge you to speak to your Psychologist, GP or Lifeline (13 11 44).
21:47
November 6, 2020
The links between Physical & Mental Health |
In this episode we talk to PT Daphne from The Mood Lifter on her personal experience with Physical Health helping Mental Health. Visit our website for more information on us, our team and our services. IMPORTANT: Our podcast discussion topics will be generalised and informational only, and not designed to replace recommended professional support. If you’re struggling with your mental health, we strongly urge you to speak to your Psychologist, GP or Lifeline (13 11 44).
15:38
October 23, 2020
Men's Mental Health |
In this episode we talk to Social Worker Joseph Fleming about Men's Mental Health, and how seeing a therapist is like going to Bunnings... as well as other helpful insights, tips and analogies... Visit our website for more information on us, our team and our services. IMPORTANT: Our podcast discussion topics will be generalised and informational only, and not designed to replace recommended professional support. If you’re struggling with your mental health, we strongly urge you to speak to your Psychologist, GP or Lifeline (13 11 44).
22:29
October 9, 2020