Issues Treated

Anger Management in Cairns

Anger is a powerful emotion. If it isn't handled appropriately, it may have destructive results for both you and your loved ones. Uncontrolled anger can lead to arguments, physical fights, physical abuse, assault and self-harm. On the other hand, well-managed anger can be a useful emotion that motivates you to make positive changes.

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Depression Counselling and Management Cairns

Everyone can feel sad particularly when faced with loss or grief. Depression, however, is more than low mood and sadness at a loss, it is a serious medical illness and is the result of chemical imbalances in the brain. The sufferer feels extremely sad, dejected and unmotivated. Depression is common.

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Grief Counselling and Management Cairns

Grief is our response to loss, particularly the death of a loved one. Grief can affect our thoughts, feelings, behaviours, beliefs and our relationships with others. It is often thought that people progress through grief in similar ways, but this is not the case. Everyone experiences grief differently because our reaction depends on a range of individual factors, such as our personality and age, our relationship with the deceased, cultural practices, the level of social support and our spiritual beliefs.

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Pain Management Services Cairns

Sometimes the cause of the pain cannot be found or there are no available treatments for it. In other cases, the cause may be remedied, but the associated pain lingers on.

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Panic Attack Support Cairns

A panic attack is a brief episode of intense anxiety, which causes the physical sensations of fear. These can include a racing heartbeat, shortness of breath, dizziness, and trembling and muscle tension. Panic attacks occur frequently and unexpectedly and are often not related to any external threat. A panic attack can last from a few minutes to half an hour, however, the physical and emotional effects of the attack may last for a few hours.

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment Cairns

Do you think that you, or someone you know, is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

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Quit Smoking Services Cairns

Smoking is recognised as the largest single preventable cause of death and disease in Australia. It is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, emphysema, bronchitis, asthma, renal disease and eye disease.

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Relationship Counselling Cairns

A 'good relationship' means different things to different people, however, good adult relationships generally involve two people who respect each other, can communicate and have equal rights, opportunities and responsibilities. Most of us would also expect our relationship with our partner to include love, intimacy and sexual expression, commitment, compatibility and companionship.

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Stress Management Courses and Services Cairns

Modern life is demanding. It is full of never-ending and conflicting requirements on our time. As society has become more and more ‘busy’, stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life. Stress isn’t always bad. In small doses, it can help you perform under pressure and motivate you to do your best. However, when you are constantly running in emergency mode, your mind and body pay the price.

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Suicide and Mental Illness Support Cairns

Around 2,000 Australians die from suicide each year and there is no doubt that depression is a major cause. Of those who have killed themselves, many have experienced depression or bipolar disorder. For every person who dies from suicide at least another 30 people attempt suicide.

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Trauma Counselling and Management Cairns

Major trauma is the term used to describe serious or complex injuries caused by an external force such as car accidents, falls from high places, industrial and farming accidents or assaults. Major trauma is the leading cause of death in some Australian states in people aged between one and 44 years of age. On average across the states, for every death, there are 31 admissions and 144 hospital emergency department visits.

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Weight Loss Services and Support Cairns

For many people losing weight seems like a lifetime of deprivation and struggle, often with little to show for it other than a cycle of losing weight and gaining it back. For you, that stops now. Your road to becoming a brilliant success story begins here, because here you will learn the power of being 'mindful' in your eating and how you can use hypnosis to augment your commitment to yourself. And that means you can finally end the cycle once and for all, becoming the slim YOU that you have been yearning to be. As someone once said "Nothing Tastes as Sweet as Slimness".

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Cairns Psychologist Rebates

Cairns Psychologist Rebates Health fund rebates may apply and you don’t need a doctor’s referral to make an appointment. If you do see your doctor and he writes you a Mental Health Care Plan to see a psychologist, you are entitled to 10 sessions in a calendar year and you will receive a rebate from Medicare of approximately $86.15 as at 2020.

Online Counselling

Online Counselling At Seachange Psychology, online counselling (sometimes called telehealth counselling) enables you to access a qualified and experienced psychologist (me, Crispian Jones) using a program called “Coviu" . View our Coviu site