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We aim to keep our clients up to date with relevant information concerning their wellbeing via our blog and monthly newsletter.

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No, you are not ‘a little bit OCD’

No, you are not ‘a little bit OCD’

If you were ever to suffer from OCD you would understand how offensive it is to say – ‘I’m a bit OCD’ when you like to line up your clothes neatly in a draw or keep your house exceptionally clean. OCD is much more than liking things being just so or being obsessively...

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What is OCD?

What is OCD?

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects two to three percent of the population (more than 500,000 Australians). It usually begins in late childhood or early adolescence. People with OCD experience recurrent and persistent thoughts,...

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Understanding trauma

Understanding trauma

In one of our earlier blogs this month, Clinical Psychologist Dr Kellie Cassidy discussed how common traumatic events are and how they may continue to affect us long after the traumatic event is over.  For example, people may try to avoid anything that reminds them of...

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Understanding Trauma

Understanding Trauma

Traumatic events are common, and most people will experience at least one during their lives.Trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shatters your sense of security, making you feel helpless in a dangerous world.Psychological trauma...

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How to manage self critical thoughts with compassion

How to manage self critical thoughts with compassion

Being harsh and critical on ourselves is hurtful and isn’t workable in the long run. Be curious of the difficult thoughts and feelings that surface after your “I’m not good enough” story plays. Are you feeling hurt, guilty, disappointed, or something else?...

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My mind says I’m not a good enough clinical psychologist!

My mind says I’m not a good enough clinical psychologist!

I have been working as a clinical psychologist at Prosper Health Collective for a month now and I have this recurring thought that I’m going to get into trouble, that I’m going to make a mistake and that I’m not going to be as good as they think I am. Fundamentally...

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Newsletter

Prosper Health Collective produce a monthly Newsletter for our clients past and present. Our back issues can be accessed below.