Bushfire Recovery Program

Bushfire Recovery Program

Are you having trouble healing after the recent bushfires? I am offering FREE counselling to those in the Hawkesbury community who feel that their mental health has been affected by the 2019/2020 bushfire season My name is Bernadette McCarthy and I am a Psychologist...
Live a Life Less Stressed – Part 1

Live a Life Less Stressed – Part 1

Are you chronically stressed? If you are a human being living in a first world country right now, the chances are you are chronically stressed! Chronic stress refers to the experience of feeling emotionally pressured and overwhelmed over a prolonged period of time....
Top tips for a REALLY healthy relationship!

Top tips for a REALLY healthy relationship!

It is pretty rare these days to find a couple who have a continuously harmonious relationship. We know that divorce is common and research also tells us that even among those who remain married there is a great deal of dissatisfaction. I spent many years in my...
Considering Therapy or Life Coaching – Read this

Considering Therapy or Life Coaching – Read this

  So, you may be thinking about powering up the quality of your life by experimenting with life coaching or therapy. People come to therapy and coaching for many reasons – all of which are important, and choosing the right practitioner can make the difference between...
Handle conflict without fear? You sure can!

Handle conflict without fear? You sure can!

‘Feel the fear and do it anyway’ I love this term coined by Susan Jeffers in her 1987 classic self-help book as it so nicely sums up the concept that just because something causes us fear doesn’t mean we have to let it hold us back. It is our natural...