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Opening the doors of Psychology to you. The ultimate clinical conversation across the expanse of challenging issues. Improve your quality of life. Kirsten has learnt from 20+ years of experience where the therapeutic value lies. She is eager to open the floodgates of psychological knowledge and share it with you.This podcast was prompted by her writing the Signposts for Living series. Together covering 153 areas, these books include Control you Consciousness, Understanding Myself, Mindfulnes ...
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Podcast: Behind the Covid Medical Frontline - A Time to Reflect. Special Guest Sally H. This podcast blew me away. Sally is one of those quiet achievers. She is unassuming and a salt of the earth kind of person. She was also one of the integral players in Australian Health navigating the Pandemic wave that hit our shores. Sally balanced the importa…
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QUICK CHAT: ADHD in the workplace. Do you know about the honeymoon period? ADHD with my adult clients is all about self awareness and strategies to work with our brain make-up. How we function in the workplace is no exception. I really enjoy this area as it is so meaningful and can be life-changing for people grappling with their ADHD brains. Let's…
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Podcast: Can you live for too long? Co-presenter Kirsten Coggan 'Don't wish that for me!' This is what an elderly lady I know says when people say to her 'You could live till you're 100.' This is an interesting issue that strangely comes up in psychology sessions. I enjoyed discusing this question of 'Can you live for too long?' with Kristen in our…
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Podcast. Workplace Manslaughter - My Personal Story. Special Guest Lana Cormie Lana and I pushed through some technical hitches (sorry about the music going dodgy and the abrupt ending!) to bring this incredibly important podcast to you. I had never heard about Workplace Manslaughter or Industrial Manslaughter until very recently. Sadly, I'm sure t…
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QUICK CHAT: Our children and their chores, their sense of ownership is important. I didn't know whether to go with this topic, because it felt like such a small nuance issue. But then I realised that in session, this comes up all the time, and parents have implimented this approach and had great outcome. So I'm eager to share. What are your thought…
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Podcast: The confusion around Separation Anxiety. When your child doesn't want to separate from from you at school drop off (as an example), is this due to it being their preference, a fear or a phobia? We talk about Separation Anxiety, but do we really now what we are talking about? Or are we all confused? I'm afraid that this is an area where Pop…
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Podcast: The Psychology of Painting. Special Guest Catherine Ketton Painting is definitely one of our creative outlets where we can both challenge and lose ourselves. Beautiful Catherine Ketton is my mentor in the oil painting world, so I thought I would ask her along to hear about her process and her personal experience of oil painting. I love the…
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QUICK CHAT: Am I grieving properly? Does it surprise you that this is a frequently asked question in session. Grief can be daunting and exhausting. We can experience a big dose of the deepest heartache. So I guess it's no surprise that we often look for reassurance about how we are grieving. I hope this podcast is helpful for those facing grief in …
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Podcast: How do we work out healthy boundaries at work? Co-presenter Kristen Coggan. There seems to be no rule book with this one. How do we balance the importance of relationship building in the workplace, and the need to support mental health, with a boundary of some sort to keep our workplace professional. As usual, Kristen and I threw this ques…
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Podcast. Elite sport for kids; Pros and Cons. My Synchronised Swimming experience. Special Guest Sally Johnstone. Sally is one of those lovely humble people. So when by chance I happened to discover that in her past life she was an elite Synchonised Swimmer I was intrigued and had to ask her along to do a podcast. I am so glad that I did. Because h…
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Podcast: Have you felt the hurt of Critical Humour? Critical Humour is a sly fox. Have you ever had anyone say something that is truly hurtful, yet they say 'I'm only joking!', or 'can't you take a joke.' How do you navigate this? What is going wrong? Do you have the right to feel hurt even though they are supposedly only joking? Let's talk about t…
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Podcast: Relationships - how to heal hurts. Co-Presenter Kristen Coggan. When we have said something or done something to hurt our special person, it is a skill to know how to heal the hurt. How to move forward and genuinely feel okay. This podcast breaks down what we need from the other person in order to overcome our hurts. A simple sorry doesn't…
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Podcast: Doing school differently - for kids that haven't thrived in mainstream schooling. Special Guest Libby Rosentreter Libby is an advocate for neurodiversity and alternative educational settings. She is the principle of Samaritan College in Toowoomba, SE QLD, Australia. Libby is one of those people that quietens all the noise, and gets to know…
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Podcast - Is it cliche that our childhood shapes us? Co-presenter Kristen Coggan. In session, the Psychologist hopefully doesn't say the cliche words 'tell me about your childhood'... but the truth is, our childhood is central to shaping us. How we learn about ourselves (healthy or unhealthy), how we learn to be in relationships (healthy or unhealt…
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Podcast: Do you appreciate your body in the good times? We humans have a bad habit of taking things for granted. Our bodies are no exception. Yes, when we are unwell, we miss when we were well. But then, when we are back to health, we tend to stop appreciating the health and capacity that we have. What a great topic to take a moment to consider... …
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Podcast: My experience with Psychedelic Assisted Therapy. Special Guest Holly Paterson. Where to begin? This podcast is layered with so many intriguing and confronting themes and issues... trauma, utter desperation, the power of psychedelic assisted therapy, and healing. Holly is a highly intelligent, informed and articulate advocate for so many wh…
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Podcast: 'I fear conflict.' Co-Presenter Kristen Coggan It's a strange thing.... client after client come in and say these words 'I fear conflict.' This is a completely valid statement of course, and it's often core to the struggles that we are having. No problems there... what is interesting is that we tend to think that we're alone in this thinki…
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QUICK CHAT: Domestic Violence - Does the cycle always continue? There is no doubt that when you have been exposed to psychological or physical Domestic Violence, there are high odds (due to dangerous subconscious psychological forces) that you will end up in another Domestically Violent relationship. But... this is when the patterns remain under ou…
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The Vanuatu Project: bringing music to children. Special Guest Melissa Buchholz. Melissa is a truly extraordinary pianist. If you have ever had the opportunity to hear her perform, you know that her reputation and impressive credentials are well earned. But her passion does not stop there, Melissa wants to bring music to those who don't have access…
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Podcast:- Separated Parents - Does your child feel like a visitor? Co-presenter Kristen Coggan Children can be very adaptive to parent separation when it's done well. We all know the obvious don'ts like 'Don't speak negatively about the other parent...', but there are some other curve ball issues that we need to master to make sure our child's chil…
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When we are trying to help people who are anxious, overwhelmed and stressed it can be hard to know what to say. Of course we can't fix other people's struggles, although we might like to and may try. I love this simple analogy that came to me in session... the broken leg analogy. What do you think?द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
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Podcast: Girls - Walking them through their teenage years, perfectionism, judgment, silence, mean girls and survival. This is a huge topic that effects so many families. It's tough being a girl, and tough parenting girls with so many social and personal obstacles to navigate. Mia is a bonafide expert on teenage girls. Her passion and dedication is …
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Podcast: Are you creating guilt in your child. Co-presenter Kristen Coggan Guilt is the strangest emotional state and thinking process. As parents, it's extraordinary how easy it is to set our child up to feel guilt. Perhaps we are programmed to feel guilt ourselves from our childhood, our culture or our religion. But guilt is a problem. Guilt can …
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QUICK CHAT: Boundaries in Relationships It is an important skill to learn - how to not feel responsible for others but remain supportive, and how to now allow others to step over our boundaries, and impose their needs on us. It's a tricky area. But once we master this skill (well enough anyway) we can prevent so much pain and heartache.…
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Podcast; False Assumptions about Muslim Women. Special Guest Ellisa Parker Ellisa is one of those people who can't sit on the side lines. She's passionate about learning, advocating for the environment, woman and the community. As an Australian woman who has converted to her Muslim faith, she provides a fresh perspective on her religion, especially…
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Podcast - Why do people stay in toxic relationships? Co-presenter Kristen Coggan. I am often asked this by distressed friends and relatives who painstakingly see their loved one stay in a toxic relationship. This is a tough question to be sure. I'm glad to take the time to flesh this out and really examine why people stay in a relationship that har…
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Communication is like throwing a ball. Psychologists spend a lot of time talking about communication. It's the foundation of so many tricky life issues. I love this analogy of it being like throwing a ball... and not pegging it. Check it out. What do you think?द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
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Podcast: Death Doula - supporting end of life. Special Guest Deb Anderson We have support with so many challenges in life, so it makes sense that we may need support with arguably life's biggest challenge - dealing with death. Deb is one of those rare people who has the skill and the gentle presence to help during this end stage of life. Many of us…
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Podcast - Parenting through your child's first crush. Co-presenter Kristen Coggan. This is a sweet one. It is inevitable that your child will have their first (second and third!) crush, and let's hope that you have the sort of relationship where they can come to you with their whirlwind of emotion and confusion. This is a beautiful opportunity to t…
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Podcast - Our Teenage girls: Perfectionism, Confidence and Losing your Twirl. Special Guest - Mia Patterson. Mia has been working in the world of education all her life. She is gifted, passionate and insightful with regard to the inner working of teenagers. Tonight we explored the headspace of many teens who fundamentally lack confidence and fear s…
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How to support a loved one with grief. Most people are scared of the grief state, so we can be awkward with how to support our loved ones. Many people either over-fuss, or withdraw do to fear. I'm happy to take a moment to talk through this process and to normalise that this is in fact a difficult area for most of us. Unfortunately, we are all goin…
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Podcast: Why mental health self-diagnosis is on the rise... and so dangerous Dr Google is a common source of information when we are trying to understand what is wrong with our body and our minds. With regard to psychological disorders, I can tell you from too much experience that this is routinely inaccurate and therefore harmful. Kristen and I ta…
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Grief is hard enough, but Complicated Grief is a whole new level. I'm always eager to share psychology knowledge. I hope this is helpful to you. Mental Health Support Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/mentalhealtheachother Our monthly Psychology newsletter - https://kirstenhunterauthor.com/newsletter/ Mental Health and Psychology Blog – https…
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We met Robyn in Alice Springs, we were both staying with the deliciously eccentric Franciose Builder, our mutual friend. It was here that we first heard of her travels, leaving her winery behind her, Robyn has travelled all around Australia and back again. She then came and visited us in Toowoomba, which meant we could do our podcast face to face. …
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Phobias are more common than you think. There is no limit to the different things we can develop a phobic fear of - birds, flying, milk, grasshoppers, butterflies, eating noises, storms, heights, deep water... Just when I think I've heard it all, along comes another unique phobia. The good news is that you can overcome them. We talk through what ph…
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How would it be if you harnessed the ideal human state (state of flow) with how you approach parenting? This is about setting up your kid's world so they are being creative, expanding and experiencing genuine contentment and immersion in life. This is a great area of parenting to learn about. Everyone benefits! Mental Health Support Group - https:/…
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Sam has his finger on the people side of real estate, and yes, he's my beautiful brother. While Sam is passionate about real estate, it's the people side that drives him, and where he has built his name. Sam has just moved back from the UK where he established himself as having the knack for understanding the psychology of real estate. In his trave…
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Oh my gosh... if there was a common relationship gripe, this is it. I don't want to be gender based, but this really is a gender pattern that I see in session all the time. Kristen and I enjoyed pulling this age-old relationship dilemma apart. Can you relate? Are you just wanting your partner to listen and show they understand? Or are you going cra…
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State of flow is about doing things that expand your life, it's about feeling day to day contentment and feeling energised rather than drained. This is a topic, a life skill that you really need to master. Mental Health Support Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/mentalhealtheachother Our monthly Psychology newsletter - https://kirstenhunteraut…
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This podcast took my dear friend and co-presenter Kristen, by surprise. Self-efficacy is a term that we don't often use, but it is a key ingredient for being able to approach our life challenges with confidence and gusto! Find out more about what it is, and check in with yourself with how you are traveling with your levels of self-efficacy - a true…
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Podcast: The Psychology of Songwriting. Special Guest - Mr Ben Beamish. We are very fortunate to be joined today by Ben Beamish, also known as 'Sleepy Benjamin'. Ben is a performer, songwriter and producer. He is known for igniting is audience with his enthusiasm when on stage whether it be a concert, festival, or private gig. We put our heads toge…
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Podcast: Post-natal Depression - Why do we feel ashamed? Co-presenter Kristen Coggan When clients say they had or have Post-natal Depression, they almost whisper it. We feel that we have failed in some way, we are inadequate, our hopes of post baby bliss are dashed. But hey, we are not choosing to be depressed and emotionally lost at this time, so …
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Podcast: Rushing Woman Syndrome. Special Guest: Naturopath Taylah Teschner Have you heard of this concept? Maybe not... but we have all heard of the busy busy modern woman who is trying to do it all. Taylah is passionate and eloquent as she talks us through her naturopathic work in this area. I really relate to how frequently we find ourselves rush…
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Relationships; keep your own identity. It can be a tricky thing, to work in with your partner, to merge your worlds, to compromise as needed... but to stay true to yourself. So many clients struggle with this area. I think it's valuable to take a moment to check in on this challenging relationship challenge. Mental Health Support Group - https://ww…
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The difference between Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder. Co-presenter Kristen Coggan. Okay, so these conditions are regularly confused. So let's tease them apart once and for all. Borderline Personality Disorder can also be pretty tricky to get our heads around, so I'm eager for this opportunity to flesh this out a little. Thank…
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Girls; walking them through their teenage years - perfection, judgement, silence, mean girls and survival. Special Guest: Mia Patterson Mia Patterson, the gifted and passionate wizard with children and teenagers, returns for this next edition. As an experienced educator she is passionate about building up teenagers and helping to guide and strength…
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We adults can get too serious and too responsible in life and forget to tap into our creative side. But creativity is actually a key ingredient for our mental health, and our ability to keep expanding and developing. It's about self expression. It's about being in the moment. Creativity is linked with our ability to cope with stress, to recharge an…
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Margie battled with her husband changing to a person she didn't marry, the process of learning about Alzheimer's Disease, creatively adjusting to the new challenges in daily life, and ultimately dealing with his death. Margie is a clever and frank person. I appreciate her big hearted intention of wanting to help others with this podcast. She hopes …
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We are anxious for our children to find their way in their future with their chosen career path. But what if in our good intentions we shape them to follow our interests, our career preferences, and our comfort zone. This is a really interesting area to take a moment to reflect on. How many of us adults have had our job areas mapped out by our pare…
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We all feel like outsiders at some point, perhaps often. This book takes your child by the hand and helps them learn to flip this experience and actually find connection through being different. We are all in fact outsiders. It's a great to feel less alone in our struggles. 'I am an outsider' does just that. How wonderful to help our children cope …
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