Posts tagged Sydney Anxiety Clinic
The Relationship Between Anxiety & Perfectionism

Being a perfectionist is often thought to be a good thing. It is simply someone wanting to perform well isn’t it? In reality, a growing body of evidence suggests that although the personality trait termed ‘perfectionism’ can serve as a motivator it is also both a cause and symptom of anxiety and panic disorders.

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10 Strategies to Overcome Test Anxiety

In order to perform well in challenging situations people need to be psychologically and physically alert. While feeling ‘psyched up’ prior to an exam can enhance performance too much psychological arousal can lead to feeling ‘psyched out’. Although most people feel nervous before a test, some students experience a debilitating amount of anxiety that involves feelings of dread, racing thoughts and an inability to concentrate. This is commonly referred to as test anxiety.

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10 Strategies For Parenting an Anxious Child

Being a parent is not an easy job and being the mother or father of an anxious child is even more challenging. The good news is that while there is no cure for anxiety it is very treatable and there are many strategies that have been proven to help manage and ease anxiety in children. Here are some of our top strategies for parenting an anxious child.

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Art Therapy: Why Getting Creative Can Help Improve Our Mental State

The Sydney Anxiety Clinic is pleased to welcome Anna Kellerman. Anna has a Bachelor of Art Education and Masters of Art Therapy. She has been working with children and art for over 20 years. Anna is a registered art therapist and has worked with children from a range of backgrounds including domestic violence, trauma, parental separation, and who all present with various forms of anxiety. Anna is also the founder of Mama Creatives. This blog is part one in a series about Art Therapy. Here Anna explains what Art Therapy is and its benefits.

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