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Book now: Mindfulness and Stress Management Group, starts October 7th 2014

July 19, 2014

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During Term 4 of 2014, the Inner West office will be running a Mindfulness and other Stress Managment Tools Group program for High School aged students.  Starts Tuesday 7th October, 5.30-6.30pm, running weekly through to Tuesday 25th November.  Cost $480 for the term. The group will be run with our […]

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Are we over-medicating our kids? The Sunday Telegraph July 24, 2010

July 24, 2010

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Are we over-medicating our kids? The Sunday Telegraph July 24, 2010

The number of kids on antidepressants has sky-rocketed in recent years, By Lisa Mayoh No parent wants their teenager to down a handful of antidepressants  every day to fight anxiety or depression, but that is the sad reality for more than 30,000 Australian families every year. The decade-long trend of medicating […]

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“Are we over-parenting our children”, Good Health, OPC, July 2010.

July 1, 2010

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Anna talks to Patricia Flokis from Good Health Magazine on the topic of Over-Parenting.Are we over-parenting our children? For a happier family life, Give children the right freedoms, says Patricia Flokis. If we think back to our own childhoods, most of us would be hard-pressed to recall being enrolled in more than one extracurricular […]

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“How to.. get children to do household chores,” Sunday Life, Sept 28, 2008

September 28, 2008

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Sydney Clinical Psychologist Amanda Frawley says aside from the practical advantages of an extra  set of hands around the house, sharing domestic duties can also teach children a sense of responsibilitiy as well as introducing the idea of a positive work ethic.  The earlier the habit is initiated, the more […]

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Extra-curricular: just how much is too much”, The Manly Daily, April 15, 2008.

April 15, 2008

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Childhood is an adventure of exploration and new experiences. Offering your children opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities such as sport or the arts is a good way to get them out of the house and away from the TV.  Children who are involved in other activities are often happier, […]

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