Eating Disorder Information Evenings

Our introductory session is ideal for teachers, school counsellors, parents, friends or clinicians who are wanting to be able to accurately identify and seek treatment for someone with an eating disorder. This session will cover: What is an Eating Disorder, Understanding the difference between Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and Orthorexia, How does…

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How can a Psychologist help?

Psychologists are trained health professionals who can provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for a range of psychological issues. This may involve development of strategies to assist you on a day to day basis, talk therapy, guidance and support. Here are Myrtle Oak Clinic we have two trained and experienced Clinical Psychologists, Dr Katherine Bartlett and…

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What is a Mental Health Social Worker?

A Mental Health Social Worker can help “individuals to resolve presenting psychological problems, the associated social and other environmental problems, and improve their quality of life. This may involve family as well as individual counselling, and group therapy. Social workers recognise the broader implications of an individual having a mental illness and the impact on…

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Sleep and Mental Health

One of the first things to be pushed aside during our busy lives is sleep. It is important to remind yourself that sleep is essential for both your physical and mental health. Frequent loss of sleep can contribute to higher levels of anxiety, inability to cope with stress, and decreased physical and cognitive performance. A…

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