We need to have strategies to mitigate against mental illness – after all, we mitigate the risk of dental ill health by regularly cleaning our teeth and getting dental check-ups. But many of us find that our lifestyles compromise our mental well-being and...

Research demonstrate effectiveness of MiCBT

Our randomised controlled trial was able to show the effectiveness of group MiCBT in reducing psychological distress in a diverse group with varying levels of psychological discomfort. The results were recently published in Frontiers in Psychiatry:...

New group mindfulness program dates

As we get to the end of what has been another challenging year we are starting to look ahead to the New year. We are excited to be offering our group programs again in 2022. We are running the 8-week online group program starting in February. We also have a new...

Post-lockdown struggles – equanimity helps

Now that Melbourne is no longer in lockdown we are in an adjustment period. We are having to adjust to returning to work – often with significant changes to the workplace. Many of us have become used to being away from crowded places and transitioning back can...

Mitigating stress from lockdown cabin fever

“You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes everyday – unless you’re too busy; then you should sit for an hour.” ― Dr. Sukhraj Dhillon. Over recent weeks we have been noticing an increased level of despondency as we continue to manage our lives in...