7 Steps to Combat Bullying

Bullying awareness is increasing. The problem pervades school communities worldwide and is associated with negative outcomes for all those involved. However, targets of chronic bullying are particularly vulnerable to experiencing physical, emotional, social, and academic problems, both in the short and long term.  

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11 Anxiety Management Strategies

We all experience anxiety to varying degrees. For some it is an occasional occurrence while others experience it as a crippling problem that is present throughout each and every day. Anxiety can be unpleasant and overwhelming, quickly taking over our ability to think clearly. Fortunately, there are many strategies that have been proven to effectively manage anxiety.

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Dr Jodie Lowinger
Bedtime For Adults: The Importance of a Calming Evening Routine

The foundations of a goodnight’s sleep begin long before we close our eyes. To get a better idea of what a healthy evening ritual looks like we asked two of our own expert therapists at the Sydney Anxiety Clinic some questions about how they end their day.  Anna Kellerman, Art Therapist, and Linda Hayes, Clinical Psychologist and Parent-Infant Therapist, were happy to share their evening routines. 

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Good Mornings Mean Good Days: The Importance of Morning Routines

A healthy morning routine varies from person to person depending on their needs and the demands of their day. We asked two of our therapists at the Sydney Anxiety Clinic some questions about how they begin their day.  Anna Kellerman, our resident Art Therapist, and Linda Hayes, Clinical Psychologist and Parent-Infant Therapist, shared their morning routines

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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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How To Slow Down Your Brain To Maximise Sleep

Sleep is where your body finds balance for its many functions, from the emotional to the cognitive, all the way down to the immune system - everything we need to function at our best. Getting a good night’s sleep can be particularly difficult if you are dealing with anxiety because your brain thinks it needs to be awake to protect you. The good news is there are many ways that you can slow the brain down to prepare you for a good night’s sleep.

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