Category: Mental health information

Porn Addiction Safe Place Therapy

The Problem With Porn Addiction

Growing research suggests that addiction to internet pornography shares some of the same basic brain mechanisms of other serious addictions, such as gambling or substance abuse.

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Procrastination Safe Place Therapy

Dealing With Procrastination

Procrastination is a common human behaviour many of us are familiar with. Sometimes mistaken for laziness, procrastination is making a decision to put off important tasks for no real reason.

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Cyberbullying Safe Place Therapy Melbourne

The Growing Issue of Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying, or cyberharrassment, is a form of bullying or harassment that occurs electronically. Especially common amongst teenagers, cyberbullying is an increasing problem that can have severe detrimental effects on the mental health of young people.

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The Benefits of Practising Gratitude Safe Place Therapy

The Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

During tumultuous times such as these, it can be difficult to remember to practise gratitude. The unexpected outcomes resulting from COVID-19 such as job losses, financial difficulties, reduced social interaction, working from home, and many others can have a profound impact on your stress levels. However, being able to remind

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Inferiority Complex Safe Place Therapy

Signs You May Have An Inferiority Complex

Most of us struggle with our self-esteem from time to time. However, a constant need to feel superior to others may be hiding deeper feelings of inferiority, which can become an inferiority complex. The concept of the inferiority complex was first proposed by Austrian medical doctor and psychotherapist Alfred Adler,

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Improve your motivation

How to get your motivation mojo working

There have never been more distractions than today. Rather than getting on and doing things, you now have highly addictive social media, emails and online games, to add to all the other myriad distractions in our lives. Then add to that all the times in our lives we focus on

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Building and improving your Self Esteem

4 tips for building a healthy self esteem

There’s an old “Woody Allenesque” joke that a man goes into a psychiatrist and says ‘Doc you have got to help me – I have a terrible low self esteem problem’. “Hey, Marta” the psychiatrist calls out to reception “did you just let this loser in?”. Of course, in reality,

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Online Counselling during Coronavirus outbreak at Safe Place Therapy

Counselling during the Coronavirus outbreak

Here at Safe Place Therapy, we’d like to reassure you that any counseling or therapy you need is still fully available for you during the current Coronavirus / Covid-19 virus outbreak. This applies whether your therapy is something you have arranged for yourself, is a referral from a medical professional,

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