How to Support Loved Ones Living with Mental Health Challenges

Mental health is an essential part of well-being, one that can unfortunately be overlooked. Mental health issues are often unseen, and this can make supporting someone with mental health issues difficult, but it is an important role in the journey to healing and management. If someone you care about is living with mental health challenges […]

Discrimination Heuristics and Biases

The topic of discrimination is not a new subject of discussion, nor its relationship to heuristics (cognitive ‘shortcuts’) and biases. However, I have observed that most discussions primarily focus on overt or easily recognizable discriminatory behaviours, with less attention given to the subtle biases that many of us unconsciously exhibit. Heuristics provide ‘shortcuts’ for decision […]

How to Support Loved Ones Living with Mental Health Challenges

Mental health is an essential part of well-being, one that can unfortunately be overlooked. Mental health issues are often unseen, and this can make supporting someone with mental health issues difficult, but it is an important role in the journey to healing and management. If someone you care about is living with mental health challenges […]

Discrimination: how we all discriminate and what we can do about it

  The topic of discrimination is not a new subject of discussion, nor its relationship to heuristics (cognitive ‘shortcuts’) and biases. However, I have observed that most discussions primarily focus on overt or easily recognizable discriminatory behaviours, with less attention given to the subtle biases that many of us unconsciously exhibit. Heuristics provide ‘shortcuts’ for […]

Different types of Psychological Therapies

Various Therapy Modalities What are the different types of psychological therapies? When it comes to the types of therapies a psychologist may use to best help a client, there are a few that are widely used and numerous therapies in total. So, what are they and how do they differ? In this article, we look […]

Am I Depressed?

Am I Anxious?  Do you find yourself wondering if you are anxious or stressed? Has life become difficult and seems to be filled with activities you’d rather not do or find overwhelming? Take a look at the following questions and if you answer yes to 5 or more then perhaps you are experiencing some of […]

Am I Anxious or Stressed?

Am I Anxious?  Do you find yourself wondering if you are anxious or stressed? Has life become difficult and seems to be filled with activities you’d rather not do or find overwhelming? Take a look at the following questions and if you answer yes to 5 or more then perhaps you are experiencing some of […]

ADHD in adults

ADHD in adults Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most widespread mental disorders (American Psychiatric Association, 2022b; Kooij et al., 2010). While, ADHD is more associated with children and development, it also commonly affects adults as well. Symptoms of ADHD may include inattentive behaviours, hyperactivity and impulsivity symptoms, or a combination of these (American […]