Posted in Psychotherapy

Psychotherapist aren’t paid to be nice to you

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-right-mindset/202005/10-common-myths-about-therapy There is no basis in the myth often seen in literature that you pay a psychotherapist to be nice to you and care for…

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Posted in Better Blokes

Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy Can Help PTSD

https://www.verywellmind.com/virtual-reality-exposure-therapy-vret-2797340 Exposure therapy is considered to be a behavioral treatment for PTSD. Exposure therapy targets behaviors that people engage in (most often avoidance) in response…

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Posted in Sexual Abuse

Do therapists fully understand issues related to male sexual abuse?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/love-and-sex-in-the-digital-age/201606/treating-male-survivors-sexual-abuse My point here is that therapists treating male survivors of sexual abuse must often walk a fine line. Yes, to heal from this trauma…

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Posted in Health

Caring for yourself can make the world a better place.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/boundless/202010/self-love-in-difficult-times Keeping a daily journal helps you to gain some distance on your thought patterns and observe the way that they affect you. You may also…

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Posted in Legislation

Family Courts Act 1980

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_Courts_Act_1980 The Family Courts Act 1980 is a New Zealand law covering family courts, which have jurisdiction over marriage, civil unions, divorce, custody of children, child support and wills. Family courts are a division of the District Court and…

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Posted in Better Blokes

History of State Care in NZ Timeline Since 1909

This timeline lists major institutional and legislative changes and reports across the welfare, justice, education and health sectors. https://www.abuseinquiryresponse.govt.nz/documents/state-care-timeline/ Year Event Description 1909 Native Land…

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Posted in Psychology

The Psychology of Inequality

Payne is now a professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has come to believe that what’s really damaging about being poor,…

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Posted in Psychology

Understanding rejection sensitivity

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/tech-support/202009/is-rejection-sensitivity-hacking-your-relationships The term “rejection sensitivity” immediately calls to mind romantic rejection—that exquisite pain when someone you love leaves you—but in fact, that’s just one component;…

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Posted in Wellness

5G: Remote health care

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/5g-couldn-t-have-come-to-health-care-at-a-better-time/ar-BB16OTUl When you can’t make it to a medical facility or want to avoid the crowds in an emergency room, 5G could become the key…

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Posted in Body Image

How do men battle with body image? | BBC Sport

One in eight adults experience suicidal thoughts or feelings because of concerns about their body image. BBC Sport gathers together five young men for a…

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