At Psychfirst, our approach to Psychology is evidence-based and confidential. We have experience in dealing with:
Anxiety related disorders such as Generalised Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Obsessions and Compulsions, Performance Anxiety, Panic attacks, Work Anxiety, Health Anxiety, Phobias, Fear of public speaking and Excessive worrying.
Interpersonal relationships and communication such as couples counselling, family therapy, communication effectively, conflict resolution, relationship breakdown, difficulty forming or maintaining health relationships as well as difficulties in relationships with partners or spouses, children, family, colleagues, or friends.
Depression and mood difficulties such as mood swings, feeling down, sad or experiencing difficulty enjoying experiences, serious and debilitating depression, difficulties with motivation
Stress management and relaxation such as an ability to manage personal stress which may arise from work, family, relationships, life responsibilities, financial pressure, performance pressure, competing demands, high cognitive load, social obligations and time. Dealing with life events, stress, and change: such as changes in life circumstances, life direction, career direction, retrenchment, relocation, divorce and separation, childbirth, ageing, and loss. We also assist in developing strategies of self-care, self love and burnout prevention.
Workplace related issues such as work stress, assertiveness at work, conflict resolution, communication and interpersonal skills, performance enhancement, time management, procrastination, managing workloads, retrenchment, unemployment, career instability, workplace bullying, career change, and burnout.
Confidence and self esteem such as developing personal, social, or professional confidence, including issues of self-worth, capability & competence, achievement, meaning, and belonging. We also provide services to enhance wellbeing, effectiveness, enjoyment and personal growth.
Difficulties with sleep such as insomnia, difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, early morning awakening, broken sleep, sleep hygiene or unrefreshing sleep.
Child and family issues such as family counselling and therapy for family conflict, managing family dynamics, parenting skills, building children's self esteem, managing couple conflict regarding parenting, and responding sensitively and appropriately to children's emotional needs.
Coaching and executive coaching such as coaching in motivation and professional development, reaching personal and career goals, navigating work and relationship stress, decision making, communication skills, goal setting, perfectionism or unrelenting standards, negative self talk, confidence and self esteem, procrastination, career change, unlocking personal potential.