Shocking Binge Drinking Facts For Australia – The Social Cost

At Bayside Psychotherapy in Melbourne, we’ve noticed an increase every year in the number of people we help to stop, or come to terms with the damaging impact of binge drinking. Whilst we help people from all walks of life, facing all kinds of personal challenges it’s clear that binge drinking and associated impacts of […]

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Time for Couple Counselling as 200,000 Australian Couples File for Divorce

As Australia and the rest of the world emerge from the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic the effects of lockdowns, border restrictions, business closures, home schooling and social isolation continue to impact the mental health of many Australians. The results from recent research have also found that the divorce rate amongst Australian couples has skyrocketed. […]

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Physical Signs of Anxiety Infographic

There are times when we don’t always recognise our feelings and it is very easy to forget that anxiety has physical effects too. When we can identify these signs it becomes easier to tell if you are experiencing anxiety and move towards a mindful solution, which is why we have put together this guide to […]

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The Different Types of Mental Health Therapists: Who’s the right fit for you?

Mental health awareness has grown significantly and especially as a result of COVID and the associated lockdowns. In Australia, we have taken huge steps forward in opening up about our mental health issues. However, when it comes to assessing our mental state or seeking treatment for potential issues the solutions may still remain a little […]

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The Influence of Age and Gender on Eating Disorders

Let’s examine how age and gender can influence eating disorder risk. When reading this article, remember – although age and gender may impact one’s chance of being diagnosed with an eating disorder, eating disorders can affect anyone at any time. Eating disorders have existed for a long time, with the first case of anorexia nervosa […]

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How to Develop Healthy Eating Habits

You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘you are what you eat’. But do you know what it really means? Every time you consume a meal…

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The Link Between Eating Disorders and Mental Health

Have you ever noticed a connection between your eating habits and your emotions? Perhaps you’ve experienced a short burst of energy after binging on sugary foods, or felt irritable and tired after skipping breakfast. Food can certainly affect how you feel. But the same applies vice versa. Your frame of mind can affect your relationship […]

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10 Harmful Effects of Junk Food on Mental Health

Here’s an interesting fact. Your brain never switches off. Even when you are tucked up in bed at night, sleeping peacefully, your brain is still working away – priming your body for the day ahead. The brain has an incredibly high energy demand. In fact, despite only weighing 2% of your body weight, the brain […]

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How Going On A Diet Can Lead to Emotional Eating

How many types of diets have you seen pop-up on your social media? Paleo, vegan, pescatarian, flexitarian, juice cleanses, the keto diet… The list seems never-ending. When done correctly, these diets can undoubtedly help you reach your health goals, but if done too restrictively or over long periods of time, they can take a drastic […]

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Five Ways Hypnosis Can Help You Lose Weight

Hypnosis dates back to the 18th century where it was first used to treat patients in Paris and Vienna. Today, hypnosis as a form of treatment (hypnotherapy) has gained greater acceptance and is now used widely by licensed health professionals to successfully treat a variety of conditions. What is hypnosis and hypnotherapy? Hypnosis is defined […]

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