Tag Archives: Geelong Psychologist

surrogacy_counselling_australia

So, you’ve found your Surrogate or perfect Intended Parent(s) and it feels a bit like you’ve hit the jackpot. Then it dawns on you. You now have…

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IVF Failure

Using any scale of measurement, the process of IVF is a grueling one. All of those hopes and fears, the money spent, the physical processes endured. All…

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perimenopause

Menopause – a natural biological process involving the cessation of the menstrual cycle – can seem like uncharted territory for many women, something unknown and not necessarily…

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holiday-stress

The ‘holiday’ season is almost upon us, and with its promise of pine-scented rooms and mince pies, for many, it can also be a harbinger of anxiety,…

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surrogacy-in-australia

Surrogacy: the process of giving birth on behalf of another person or couple For such a seemingly unambiguous definition, the concept of surrogacy in Australia is often…

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setting boundaries

Setting healthy personal boundaries, and being able to recognise and observe the boundaries of others, is crucial to establishing strong, respectful relationships. But what are healthy boundaries? …

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little ‘t’ trauma

In psychological terms, trauma can be defined as ‘emotional shock following a stressful event or a physical injury, which may lead to long-term neurosis’. When something happens…

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miscarriage

Dealing with a miscarriage can be a difficult, often heart-wrenching process, and grieving the loss may take time. Pregnancy loss is different for each individual, and the…

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IVF Anxiety

It is estimated that more than 8 million babies have been born globally through IVF over the last 40 years, which is a wonderful statistic for each…

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Anxiety post-IVF

When you’re on the rollercoaster ride of IVF, the endpoint seems quite simple: conception. Unfortunately, what can come as a surprise for some women and couples who…

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