You Can Heal Trauma

The J&R Clinical Psychologists team Anxiety, Blog

Trauma is derived from traumatikos, the Greek word for “wound”. Psychological trauma refers to being overwhelmed. When we are overwhelmed, we are less resilient and flexible, and we often feel disconnected from ourselves and from others. Have you experienced significant trauma in your life? You’re not alone. Two thirds of the Australian population will experience at least one major traumatic …

Managing Anxiety: Is it as simple as facing your fears?

The J&R Clinical Psychologists team Anxiety, Blog

Feeling anxious from time to time is a completely normal part of the human experience. However, sometimes those feelings of anxiety can reach a frequency and intensity such that they interfere with how we’d like to live our lives. When anxiety is severe and/or chronic, it can be hugely restrictive and stop us from engaging fully in relationships and activities …