Jasmine Harding

Positive psychology – the power of learned optimism

Clinical psychology has traditionally focused on suffering, misery, conflict and mental illness within humans. As a result, the profession has come under scrutiny! As clinical psychologist Martin Seligman nicely states, “We not only want to focus on taking weeds out of the garden, we also need to cultivate and [...]

2020-08-21T09:29:00+12:00August 12th, 2020|

Supporting your people to thrive in our “new normal”

As New Zealanders adjust to life outside of lockdown, we’ve had a range of conversations with employers and employees around how workplaces will proceed in the "new normal".  For some, where we find ourselves right now is pure bliss – no more being “cooped up” at home, intentionally being [...]

2020-06-15T14:31:59+12:00June 15th, 2020|

Reflecting on your role

Accessing professional supervision in a COVID-19 environment For most of our client organisations, many people’s day-to-day roles have had to rapidly adapt to COVID-19, and navigate what comes next. Understandably, this can be an unsettling time as organisations work out which daily business operations are viable and which need [...]

2020-05-11T09:03:01+12:00May 8th, 2020|

Taking care of our minds right now

Over the past four weeks I’ve found myself regularly engaging in conversations with family, friends and clients around worries and concerns about what our future may hold. It makes sense. We are thinking beings after all and there are a lot of unknowns right now. One tool I find [...]

2020-05-28T15:14:50+12:00May 1st, 2020|