Why it’s ok to not be perfect

Perfect

‘You catch yourself constantly striving for more, but no matter how much you get, you never know if what you desire will help you become your best self or just drive you further down the dissatisfying road of perfectionism’ Dr. Ilene Cohen says, author of When It’s Never About You and Anxious for Answers. The majority of … Read more

Defining Emotional Intelligence and how it can affect Mental Health

Emotional intelligence

If we were to define ‘emotional intelligence’ exactly what would it be? Emotional intelligence (EI) is essentially an individual’s ability to connect their personal experiences with those of others. The term gained popularity in the 1995 book “Emotional Intelligence”, written by author and science journalist Daniel Goleman, and it’s gone on to become an integral … Read more

Introducing Dr Jane Direen

Jane Direen - Crawley Clinic Hobart - Psychologist

Dr Jane Direen – Psychologist Why did you decide on a career in this industry? I became fascinated with human behavior when I completed an introduction to psychology course in College. I had always been interested in health (physical, mental, emotional etc) since I was little (I used to run laps around my house to … Read more

Introducing Chantell Jones

Chantel Jones - Social Work - The Crawley Clinic

Chantell Jones – Mental Health Clinician  Why did you decide on a career in this industry? I have a passion for connecting with people on which ever level they are presenting at and being able to sit alongside them in their journeys to wellness, whatever that may look like to them. What do you enjoy … Read more

Introducing Samantha Sturmer

Sam Sturmer

Sam Sturmer – Social Worker – St Helens, Launceston & Rural Outreach Why did you decide on a career in this industry? I am passionate about working with our most vulnerable people in society and mental health is an area where I would like to gain more skills and knowledge and apply this when working … Read more