Author: laura

Challenging Behaviours: What is your Child’s Behaviour Trying to Communicate?

Behaviour is communication I’ve never forgotten the following phrase that I heard in my initial training when I started working as an ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis) therapist; “There is always a reason for behaviour”. These words have since guided and continue to guide my practice when working with children and their families. Even though we […]

Coping and Managing with Workplace Stress

The workplace environment is rapidly and constantly changing. With online platforms, digital tools and smart devices make work more portable and professional lives more accessible than ever. Whilst these devices are intended to simplify things, they also make professional and personal lives more stressful. It has become all too easy for work to be a […]

Self Care Resources

Steps We Could Take to Take Care of Ourselves One of our psychologists has taken the time to put together a batch of her favourite self care resources! The team at YMM loves it and we thought we should share if with you. Here are some resources on self care and self compassion : Self-care […]

The Relationship Between Diet and Mood

Why is eating healthy also good for your mind and mood? It’s a no brainer that eating healthy can improve your physical wellbeing. However, did you know that eating healthy can also improve your mental wellbeing? In this blog, we discuss some exciting research that suggest that what we eat can also affect how we […]

Anger in Children

Anger is a normal feeling that everyone has felt at some point in their life. However, anger is a feeling that has a negative connotation to it. People often think of or relate anger to aggression, violence, or see it as form of rebellion. However, there is nothing wrong with feeling angry. In fact, if […]

Goal Setting

Goal setting is the process of creating an action plan with the aim of motivating a person towards a goal. It is an important part of personal development. Every individual will endeavour to set goals for themselves at some point. The most popular goals are those which we call ‘New Year’s Resolutions’. This tradition focuses […]

Navigating the NDIS

Are you new to the NDIS? Below we have answered some of the common questions asked by families. Once I have my funding, what happens next? First things first, you will need to have a good look at the details of your plan and then think about what therapies you would like to engage in […]