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Play Therapy Improving Child Mental Health

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For children, play time is more important than you may know. Psychologists often use Play Therapy as a safe, non-threatening way to help children cope with their emotions, engage in positive social interactions or recover from traumatic experiences. Play is also proven to help children’s overall development by engaging physical and psychological elements. For this


Becoming a Happy Family

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You family life is a major part of your everyday being. The relationships and dynamic you have with family members can also contribute to your overall happiness Building a strong and happy family takes time, planning and skill. There are strategies to help build a strong and happy family. Our Director, Jodie Brenton wants family


Telehealth – Helping More Australians with Their Mental Health

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At Life Resolutions, we understand the barriers stopping Australians from seeking professional mental health support. Our Director, Jodie Brenton works to ensure all Australians can easily access mental health services. Our head psychologist Mary Magalotti and our team of psychologists provide high-quality and compassionate care via telehealth or face-to-face. There are many benefits telehealth psychology,


Jodie Brenton Improving Eating Disorder Support Accessibility

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Most of our social traditions and interactions are centred around good food. These traditions are a great way of bringing people together, but they can cause some distress for some. Those suffering some eating disorders may become distressed in these situations. Binge eating is a mental health condition characterised by overeating and large amounts of


You Can Build Self Confidence

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Being quiet or reserved are not negative traits. However, some situations call for us to overcome these traits. Our head psychologist, Mary Magalotti and the Life Resolutions psychologists can support you in overcoming these more quiet traits to allow you to be confident is professional and social situations. The good news is, that you can


Jodie Brenton and Addiction Counselling

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Addiction can come in many different forms; however, this does not change the severity of the condition. Addiction is a serious illness that can be treated with the help of a professional. Addiction influences many elements of people lives, therefore the condition requires holistic and high-quality treatment. Although there is a stigma against drug and


Body Image and Mental Health

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The way you view yourself can have a major effect on your confidence and your mental health. Body image is an important factor of your self-esteem and self-confidence. In the age of social media, photoshop and dating apps, the judgement on one’s own body can be hash and detrimental. Jodie Brenton and Mary Magalotti know


How to Stay Mindful

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Being practicing mindfulness is a great way to begin improving your mental health. Mindfulness can help you ground yourself and be more present. This can help decrease stress and anxiety responses in your body. Mindfulness techniques are used by psychologists all over Australia. Our Director, Jodie Brenton alongside our team of psychologist work to made


Mary Magalotti ‘Checking in On Your Mates’

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Long standing societal expectations has created a barrier for many people to talking about mental health and seeking mental health support. As a result, Australian men are at greater risk of suicide. According to the Black Dog Institute, in 2011, men accounted for over three quarters (76%) of deaths from suicide in Australia. However, an


Understanding Relationships Through Love Languages

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Understanding the way you like to give and receive love and affections can help you bridge communication gaps in your partnership or friendship. This can create a new understanding for one another and create a new level of respect. Here at Life Resolutions, our Director Jodie Brenton and principal psychologist, Mary Magalotti understand the importance