psychological services

Umbrella clinic

You may have attended or heard about our Umbrella workshops which is one of our areas of expertise. Fewer people may be aware that we also offer a clinic space in main centres across new Zealand to provide one to one support for people within organisations. Within our clinics we offer professional supervision, coaching [...]

2019-10-29T16:04:06+13:00October 28th, 2019|

In search of a good night’s sleep

Written by Jasmine Harding  We often take sleeping well for granted, until we start to have trouble sleeping. Whether short term or chronic, sleep difficulties can have a marked impact on our health, emotional stability, relationships, productivity and creativity. Insomnia can also be associated with psychological disorders such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.  How [...]

2019-10-29T16:42:47+13:00May 31st, 2019|

Individuals – tailor your resilience strategies to your personality style

In our previous article, we introduced the relationship between three personality styles and resilience―some individuals are naturally resilient, others have personalities with fewer protective factors, and yet others have a moderately protective style and well-developed resilience skills. If you haven’t read it, or want a refresher, you’ll find the article here. More than simply [...]

2019-10-29T16:48:00+13:00May 1st, 2019|

Is perfectionism a problem?

Some topics in our work with clients seem to create hearty debate more so than others. One of these topics is perfectionism. As psychologists, we are wary of the negative impacts that holding overly high standards for oneself can have – unnecessary stress, depression, and even underperformance. However, for some people, we work with [...]

2019-10-29T16:53:46+13:00March 30th, 2019|