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Does my child have Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Does my child have Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? Cleaning, Checking, Counting, and Children It is normal for children and young people to go through developmental stages of worrying about things and exhibiting certain behaviours. For example, it is normal for children to worry that something will happen to their parents, insist that they eat their food […]

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It Started With a Kiss

This week on the Therapia Blog we turn our focus to kissing. Kissing can be sweet, erotic, passionate, or affectionate, but no matter how you like to pucker up, you could reap some major benefits from locking lips with your partner. Often one of the complaints raised by a partner in Couple Counselling is “We […]

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Divorce Debt Rises

News Out this week Divorce is costing Australia 14 billion a year. So why is it that Marriage or Couple Counselling is not adequately funded through our Private health funds?   The government launched a $200 voucher system this week to a limited number of couples on a trial program for pre-marriage education. Whilst I […]

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It’s called a Break-up Because It’s Broken But what about the Kids!

Over and Over, research suggests that parental conflict is a strong predictor of how children will do following separation and divorce. Your ability to cooperatively co-parent without exposing your kids to ongoing conflict will provide a critical foundation as they navigate this big change in their little lives. Conversely, remaining hostile toward your ex-partner and […]

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Hidden Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is often unexpected and very distressing to the Individual and Couple. Erectile dysfunction is a common issue that many men face. For some men, erectile dysfunction follows them throughout their lives, but for others, it is an issue that crops up seemingly out of nowhere. For these men, it can be difficult to […]

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The C word – Can you say it?

This week our blog comes from the talented team at the Gottman Institute. For those of you not familiar, Professor John Gottman is the world Leader in couple and relationship therapy. We’ve all been there: in the middle of a fight we know we can’t win, aware that our frustration has overwhelmed all sense of […]

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