Do you find yourself rolling around, watching the clock while you try to fall sleep at night? Perhaps you are worrying about an upcoming exam, or an unfinished project that is approaching its deadline. Most scientists agree that sleep is important for restoring your physical and mental health, and a lack of sleep can cause mood disturbances, poor […]
Needing a psychologist with expertise in the area of forensic psychology? At M1 Psychology, we have psychologists who can provide pre-sentence, parole, and behavioural management reports, as well as treatment for those who are in contact with the legal system. To make an appointment, call 3067 9129, or book online with Laura Fleming or Shelley Jacks.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) aims to help individuals live a rich, full and meaningful life by learning strategies to allow negative thoughts and feelings to come and go, rather than dwelling on or being caught up in them. ACT also shifts the focus to the things that are most important to you, and invites you to […]
In our day to day lives, it is common for us to operate on ‘autopilot’, that is, when our attention is absorbed in our wandering minds and we’re not really present in our lives. Sometimes this is beneficial or preferred, such as while watching a movie or reading a book. But when we allow ourselves […]
Cognitive assessments can yield very useful information about a person’s strengths and weaknesses, and help guide career choices and maximise learning outcomes. For more information on the benefits of IQ testing, Susanne Gilmour has written a helpful article here.
The short answer is: Yes, some adults have ADD/ADHD. They may or may not have been diagnosed with it in childhood. Being an adult with ADD/ADHD can have a negative impact on the individual’s life, from mental and physical health implications, to work life and therefore finances, to difficulties in personal relationships. If you suspect […]