Category Archives: Anxiety

The Zen Master & the Tree

HOW TO OVERCOME ANXIETY There are 5 rules in Cognitive Principle Therapy relating to the difference between a good habit and a bad habit and they all have spiritual principles supporting them. This post is about the first two rules: I was listening to Alan Watts [1915-1973] tapes,  the philosopher whose writings influenced the beat…
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FREE COUNSELLING

FREE COUNSELLING We are offering a free counselling  service for 16-24 year-olds living in Melbourne. Email your interest NOW:  robertbmcinnes@gmail.com   During Covid19 we are offering four free counselling sessions of one hour each to 16-24 year old’s living in Melbourne, particularly those struggling with their VCE year or 1st year at University. The free…
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ANXIETY & DEPRESSION DUE TO CLINICAL PERFECTIONISM

CLINICAL PERFECTIONISM: Perfectionism says: “I must achieve the highest standards in all that I do.” Clinical Perfectionism says: “I must achieve the highest standards in all that I do and if I don’t, then I am not good enough.” Clinical perfectionists lose confidence in their ability to deliver worthwhile outcomes, whether in work, social situations,…
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TEENAGE SELF-HARM

Melbourne "The Age" 7th April, 2019 -TEENAGE SELF-HARM "There is a contagion effect going on", said Professor Marilyn Campbell, Spokeswoman for Australian Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools. "It has been normalised...they seeing a whole lot of self-harm depicted on social media or TV and they think "maybe that will work for me." According to Cognitive…
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