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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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The fostering world is a landmine area. Children are in need, but they can resent their new home. Trauma is real, but can become strangely normal to children. Carers can wholeheartedly want to nurture, but they can get burnt out by the daily demands. And then there is the need to work in a system that is designed to safeguard children in care, but …
 
Okay, I'm going to be very unpopular with many parents, children and teenagers here, but let's talk about the tidal wave of technology that our youth are consumed in. In their natural state they are wanting to be plugged in 24/7. Who is the decision maker here? Who is the bad guy and needs to create some boundaries so that our children and teens kn…
 
Let's take a moment to talk through some strategies to approach perhaps the three biggest challenges facing parents of young children; Sleep, Eating and Toileting. There is a reason that these issues come up again and again in session. They are tricky and they can hold your family's happiness hostage. Let's break them down with some why's and how's…
 
It can tough to feel lonely, either we are single, we are wanting more connection with friendships, with family perhaps, or we are in a lonely relationship. What if this lonely feeling is designed to activate us? I hope you find this silver lining helpful.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
It can be tough to know whether to medicate our kids when they have psychological / neurological issues. Let's talk through the issue of whether to medicate our kids who are diagnosed with ADHD. I am sure that this is an issue close to home for families dealing with ADHD.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
Stephan Neff is an anaesthetist, bestselling author, speaker, show host and alcoholic in recovery. Stephan has a fire in his belly when it comes to the psychology of recovering from alcohol addiction. I really enjoyed hearing his story and the profound step by step moments that accumulated to him overcoming his own personal anaesthetic - alcohol. T…
 
We understand that we need to love our child and guide them in their behaviour and their choices, but a third leg to the stool of parenting is showing that we are proud of our child. Our child learns confidence and positive self talk from first hearing the acknowledging language from their parent. Language that celebrates the unique person that our…
 
Nathan was born and raised in Vanuatu. He shares both the sunshine and the darkness of his early life story, a picture that tourists don't get to see. So many stories interweave through Nathan's story; island life, family, trauma, and culture. It was a rich conversation. I'm delighted to share it with you.…
 
The balance of having connection in our relationships but also being our own person comes under the microscope with the hot issue of enmeshed relationships. Is your individuality, your exercising your own life choices a threat to your loved one? Is it care or control from them? Let's talk about this very tricky yet common relationship issue.…
 
What are the pros and cons of establishing an Autism diagnosis? Katherine speaks from her wealth of experience as we break down this highly personal and challenging topic.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
Men and women inhabit different worlds when it comes to frequency and type of orgasm. We are routinely not experts on our own sexuality and sensuality. Let's break it down and flesh it out! Welcome to this popular topic in psychology sessions.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
Seriously, we need to be all over this. There is this thing that runs through our culture and shapes us and we don't even know about it. It's called the Protestant Work Ethic. Come and learn how you tick. This one is for everyone.... wait for some aha moments!द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
When someone inhabits two worlds, they can often cut through to the raw truth. Jodi exemplifies this strength and perspective. If we could all see the world through Jodi's eyes, I think we would really make some giant leaps. I'm not going to spoil it... Listen to Jodi's story and the love and wisdom that she has for her family and their aboriginal …
 
I heard someone say that the 40s are a time of disappointment, and I lept to astounded disagreement. As it turns out, Kristen agreed. We enjoyed fleshing out the pros and cons of being in your 40s and many interesting thoughts, facts and bizarre stories came to the table. Do you agree? Disagree? Write in...…
 
'I love my child but I find it hard to like them a lot of the time'. On an extreme day, this is what parents with Oppositional Defiant Disorder children often think, but dare not say. Join me as we flesh out what is going on with children and teenagers who are really tough to parent due to their defiance and their different way of thinking. Common …
 
This one will make your heart sing. You know when treasure is right under our nose and we take it for granted, well that's the case for singing. Melissa fills us in on how singing is good for us and how to embrace it with abandon. Let's take a page from Melissa's singing book... you'll benefit in a big way. Find out why.…
 
This one's close to the heart. Kristen burst through the doors full of liberation, released desperation and exuberance for her next life chapter. Yes, Kristen has finally figured herself out (with regard to this anyway). Kristen shares her experience living with undiagnosed ADHD and how life changing and healing it is to now have the support to get…
 
Dyslexia is a tricky curveball in life. Reading and writing are such cornerstone skills that we need to get by. What if your brain isn't wired to read or write? Your learning, your sense of your intelligence, your ability to navigate your day, your written chat to people, your freedom to express yourself in the written word, all of this is in knots…
 
We have all heard the word Narcissist and Narcissism, but do you actually have your head around the personality disorder at the core of this popular psych language? We delve into murky waters here. It's so important to understand the characteristics of this presentation, as so many have or will be faced with this curveball of personality. Best to b…
 
This is crazy... we get hijacked by our sympathetic nervous system, and we need the rescue of our parasympathetic nervous system all the time through our daily lives, and yet few of us really know what's going on. Find out how you are wired in this brief relatable video.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
We are looking at the underbelly of our social fabric here. When everything that can go wrong does go wrong, what is the impact on vulnerable children, and what can we do to help. How are we going as the responsible adults on duty to protect our vulnerable youth. Our report card is not great! Let's talk!…
 
Have you got your communication skills all wrapped up? What if there was more to learn? How you communicate with people in your world either opens or closes doors and channels of understanding. Here are some easy and relatable tid-bits that we can all benefit from. Kristen and I enjoy each others company as always. Join us.…
 
Depression can be tricky; our loved one can be so dark, withdrawn and despondent. How do you not get weighed down yourself? How do you remain helpful and supportive? Tough gig? Yes! Let's talk...द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
Nic talks through her experience as a parent with establishing her 9 year old daughter's diagnoses, her personal process of adjustment, and navigating the best path to support her daughter's needs. Nic is a character with effervescent energy for life, and the apple hasn't fallen far from the tree with her beautiful daughter. We are not alone when w…
 
You know... women have a lot of sh*t to deal with. Let's put it on the table. Let's talk about how to skill up to deal with our pre-menstrual brains and emotions. Half the population is in this together... let's talk.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
Depression is so common but it is often misunderstood. Let's take a moment to check we understand what is happening for ourselves and our loved ones when we find ourselves in this dark place. We are talking about 40% of the population here. Do you understand depression? Let's find out.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
This is a story of a boy from the country who didn't fit the straight mould. Cam is huge fun and he generously took the time to share his story. He had me captivated with his big heart and his big struggles. We'll have to do it again some time Cam!द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
If you find yourself repeatedly disappointed by tricky people or tricky situations in your life than you're not using your wealth of knowledge to your benefit. Enter PROFILING! This is a masterclass level of skill in psychology. Save yourself the heartache and pain... learn these skills.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
Jessica so kindly takes us through her story of weight gain, weight loss and self discovery; a story that so many of us can relate to. Jessica shares the pieces of her personal puzzle that fell apart and then came together again as she learnt to feel confident and connected within herself. We all struggle with self love, but once we can wrestle wit…
 
Podcast - We all need friends, but you'd be surprised how often we struggle to make new connections. We need courage to put ourselves out there to bring quality people into our lives. Let's talk about the courage, fear, and skills involved in opening our world to new friendships. Let's make friendships a priority.…
 
Podcast - In therapy, there is often an enormous gender divide with regard to when we want to have sex. It's more than just libido, it's our physical makeup and our life pressures. Let's break this down and sample some solutions.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
In this podcast we delve into the joys and challenges of retirement. Retirement is about adjusting to life change, embracing new opportunities and engineering our world so that we live our best life. Gary Watson shares his stories, and he has a wealth of them! Gary is a character and a half, I really enjoyed chewing the fat with Gary, and untanglin…
 
Attribution style is an invisible force that moves you to the positive or negative in how you view your moment to moment experiences in your relationships. It is the ABC basic knowledge of Psychologists. Make it your knowledge base also.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
It is an incredibly valuable skillset to be able to see the warning signs, the red flags early in a relationship. Skip the heart ache if you can. Learn how to side step someone who is not healthy to be in a relationship with.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
Tobias shares his experiences throughout his transition in gender while also having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Tobias has a fresh and honest take on seeing the world through his ASD lens and negotiating his reality of gender. Personal insights, and insights into our world abound. Don't miss out. Tobias is a breath of fresh air.…
 
We face hard decisions in life, but life gets a whole lot easier if we can feel confident in making these decisions. Let's talk about your confidence in steering your life.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
This podcast joins the dots in life. The tapestry woven in this podcast is beautiful, and where we end up - with applying what we have learnt about human psychology to truly listening to and connecting with horses is breathtaking. Kim, you are a legend! I so enjoyed this podcast!द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
We are dating... and we put him/her on a pedestal. We can lose our judgement... what is happening? There is some interesting psychology at play here. To be warned is to be prepared... Let's talk.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
Daniel shares his wealth and depth of experience as he finds parallels in cultural diversity in his travels across the world. I so enjoyed hearing his personal stories and extraordinary life experiences. You'll be touched by the cultural tapestry of Daniel's personal insights.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
What we say is love, and our love template are completely different things. Kristen and I dissect this highly personal topic. Find out about your love template.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
When chemistry hits with a third party this is a time to be careful, wise and sensible. Affairs don't just happen, we fuel them. This is a time to be real with what's going wrong.द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
We all need our tribe, our community, our people. Jen and I flesh out this topic together as we explore what it means to have a sense of belonging, what we get out of it and the how to's. Our sense of belonging is a key ingredient to living well but it's routinely overlooked. The skills of how to find our people is something that we assume we shoul…
 
Reducing stress in our lives and having buckets of self care are great life skills. Streamlining small decisions is a great way to achieve these. This quick chat breaks down this fundamental skill to living life smart and reaping the psychological rewards. So easy, so doable...द्वारा Dr Kirsten Hunter
 
Aged two and a half years old, Susannah was centre stage to her mother's first psychotic episode with dire consequences. Susannah speaks about her experiences with a surprising sense of peace and learnt wisdom. Her insatiable curiosity to understand our world and the people in it has I'm sure helped her insights regarding this remarkable life exper…
 
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