What is CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

What is CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) You probably have come across the term CBT or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at least once. On the other hand, you may have heard your doctor or another health professional talk about it. You may even have been prescribed CBT as a part of treatment for a psychological issue. The…

Adult Dyslexia test: how testing is done

Adult Dyslexia test: How testing is done Dyslexia is a learning disorder that can cause problems with reading, writing, and spelling. The earliest signs of the disorder usually appear at around 1 to 2 years of age. Dyslexia risk is higher for children who don’t say their first words until around 15 months of age…

Different Types of Psychologists – an overview

Different Types of Psychologists – An overview Psychology is a term we all know. In its most basic term, it is the scientific study of mind and behaviour. Psychologists on the other hand are the brain behind the work. They are responsible for determining what is bothering you, how best they can be of help,…

What Does a Clinical Psychologist Do?

What Does a Clinical Psychologist Do? Clinical psychology is a branch of psychology. It provides people and families with ongoing and overall mental and behavioural health care. This also includes counselling to agencies and the public, teaching, schooling, and mentoring, and research-based practice. It’s a very wide-ranged specialty that holds severe psychopathology and is known…

Personality testing: how and why it is done

Personality testing: how and why it is done Did you know that your birth order can determine your personality? This is surprising yet completely true. Researchers have found quite a lot of evidence on this topic. More on that later. For now, let’s talk about what personality is and why personality testing is useful. To…

Public Perth Psychologist & Psychiatry Service

Public Perth Psychologist & Psychiatry Service We get that navigating mental health services is hard, even in the best of times. There’s public, private, NDIS providers, disability and aged care worker who all qualified and trained to provide mental health care. It’s a complex system, to begin with, and it’s changing continuously. At Epsychiatry we…

Public Melbourne Psychologist & Psychiatrist Services

Public Melbourne Psychologist & Psychiatrist Services We’ve created a list of local area mental health services in Melbourne. These are public services. Here you will find Melbourne psychiatrists, community mental health nurses and social workers. Anyone can refer to their services. Seeing a public Melbourne psychiatrist usually starts with a phone call to their triage…

Public Sydney Psychologist & Psychiatrist Services

Public Sydney Psychologist & Psychiatrist Services Accessing mental health care can be a challenge. Some initial questions that people have are 1) Who do I speak to? 2) Do I need a referral? 3) What the wait times and fees? It can be confusing and overwhelming; especially in the midst of dealing with a new mental health…