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What you can do to help yourself before your first appointment with a Psychologist

Seeing a psychologist for the first time can feel daunting. Here are some valuable things to keep in mind to help your prepare for the first appointment with a counsellor or psychologist.

Mad Men: "That's what the money's for!" How Mad Men captures workplace stress and emotion deprivation

This post is part of the Psychology in TV and Movies series of posts. I’ll be writing about the films and shows which capture interesting ideas and theories from the world of psychology. Today I look at workplace stress in Mad Men's 'The Suitcase'.

3 differences between a psychiatrist and a psychologist

One of the most common questions I am asked in my role as a psychologist is how my job differs to that of a psychiatrist. This post highlights the top 3 differences between psychologists and psychiatrists working in Australia.

The Office and its Portrayal of Status Anxiety, Insecurity and Fragile Narcissism: Psychology in TV and the Movies

This post is part of the Psychology in TV and Movies series of posts. I’ll be writing about the films and shows which capture interesting ideas and theories from the world of psychology.

The Simpsons, Frank Grimes, the Just-World-Hypothesis and Obsessive Personality: Psychology in TV and Movies

This post is part of a series of posts that I’m calling Psychology in TV and Movies. I’ll be writing about the films and shows which capture interesting ideas and theories from the world of psychology.