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Developing resilience during a pandemic – A Workshop

May 5 2020

Helen recently tuned into a workshop on whether we should stay calm during a pandemic and the importance of developing resilience by Jurie Rossouw, CEO of Driven and resilience expert. The workshop below may be of some use to anyone who feels like stree may be getting the better of them currently, or if you’re…

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Maintaining psychological hygiene during a crisis

March 23 2020

Tips on maintaining psychological health during COVID-19 and other crisis’ Psychological hygiene can be defined as being mindful of one’s mental health and establishing daily routines or habits to assist in maintaining a healthy psychological well-being. During a crisis, it’s important to remain updated with relevant information and recommendations but also to discern how much…

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How trauma counselling can help people suffering from Australia’s bushfire crisis

January 27 2020

      Trauma counselling is a form of therapy for anyone who has been through an intense or negative experience in their lives. Whether it is a repeated trauma such as abuse or bullying or a one off such as a death, natural disaster, terminal illness or job loss, trauma counselling can help you…

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Geelong psychologist’s tips for dealing with grief this festive season

December 18 2019

If you are struggling with grief this festive season, then turn to Geelong psychologists for strategies to cope in this difficult time. People have an opportunity over the holiday season to take a break from busy lives, reflect on the year that was and spend much-needed time with family and friends. For many, it’s the…

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How mindfulness workshops can transform Geelong businesses & organisations

September 24 2019

Mindfulness has many benefits in the modern world, with many of the largest companies around the world including tech giant Google and retail chain Target, frequently holding mindfulness workshops with their employees to help encourage wellbeing, regain productivity, and reduce stress among many other things. Helen Handsjuk is a qualified mindfulness trainer in Geelong that…

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The Geelong psychologist helping people find their ideal career

July 23 2019

Looking at finding a career or field of study that suits you? Feel a little lost and not sure what steps you should take? Geelong psychologist Helen Handsjuk has helped many people in a similar position find a rewarding and fulfilling career by working with them to gain clarity in their thinking, in order to…

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Seeking counselling a positive step for people with postnatal depression in Geelong

June 26 2019

When you are a new mother, it’s normal to ride a roller coaster of emotions in those early days. Love, excitement, apprehension and a myriad of other feelings combine with exhaustion, leaving many people battling as they learn how to look after their baby. But for some mothers, anxiety and depression can overshadow their lives…

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Geelong mindfulness training delivers positive change

April 30 2019

There are so many benefits that can flow from investing time in quality Geelong mindfulness training. Organisations, businesses, schools and individuals are reaping the rewards of  mindfulness, with global powerhouse companies including Google and Deutsche Bank now embracing mindfulness programs to enhance their business function. As an experienced Geelong mindfulness trainer and psychologist, Helen Handsjuk runs…

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The benefits of seeing a child psychologist in Geelong

March 30 2019

For many parents, the decision to take their child or adolescent to a child psychologist in Geelong can be confronting. Some may wrestle with the thought their child could simply grow out of whatever is causing immediate concern. Or whether the youngster might feel more stressed by the visit. Or they may fear they’re simply…

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Psychologists in Geelong help you find more purpose in life

February 27 2019

Do you ever feel like your life is short on meaning and tall on stress, workload and emptiness? While humans are genetically programmed to do things that allow them to have a purpose and experience meaning in life, the modern world often clouds our vision in these areas. If you feel there’s too much noise…

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