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Life Coaching Success Stories

Life Coaching Success Stories

Most of us are familiar with coaching, right? Your favourite sports stars and world-class athletes all have coaches. Some of the most successful business people in the world wouldn’t be where they are today without business coaching. But there’s one type of coaching that is still a bit of a mystery to many of us, and that’s life coaching. Whether you’ve met someone who’s worked with a life coach...

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Hypnotherapy Changed My Life: 3 Personal Stories

Hypnotherapy Changed My Life: 3 Personal Stories

Hypnotherapy, or the use of hypnosis by a trained professional, has been used as a form of therapy for decades now. When performed by an experienced practitioner, hypnotherapy is a tried and tested therapeutic technique that can have an enormous positive impact on people’s lives. And yet, the benefits of hypnosis are still not entirely understood by many. In this article, we take a look at some...

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How Counselling Helped Me: 3 Personal Stories

How Counselling Helped Me: 3 Personal Stories

Even though counselling and psychology services in Australia are becoming more popular and slowly losing their taboo, there are still many people wondering “how could counselling help me?” Troublingly, there remains a certain level of stigma around seeking therapy, with many people still under the misunderstanding that counselling or psychology services are only for the severely mentally ill. In...

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Is it Stress or Anxiety?

Is it Stress or Anxiety?

Are you experiencing stress or anxiety? There is a fine line between the two, and most of us have experienced both at some point in our lives. Both stress and anxiety are emotional responses, however, there are some key differences between what causes each and, importantly, what should be done to manage each of them. In this blog article, we uncover these key differences to help you determine...

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How Psychology can Improve Your Work Life

How Psychology can Improve Your Work Life

There are many reasons people decide to see a psychologist, and yet, most of them are generally quite personal. These reasons tend to be things like: Managing mental health concerns such as anxiety and depression; reducing stress; improving relationships; developing self-love; enhancing self-esteem; overcoming phobias or addiction; dealing with grief and loss; and more. However, did you know...

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Reprogramming Your Brain with Psychology

Reprogramming Your Brain with Psychology

We hear all the time about the benefits of physical exercise for our bodies, and there are many exercises we can engage in to be healthier. Some of us might run, whilst others do weight training, some like to work out with a personal trainer doing HIIT exercises, and some of us take the dog for a walk on the beach. All of these activities strengthen our bodies; some are designed to make us more...

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I’m Feeling Better, Should I Continue Counselling?

I’m Feeling Better, Should I Continue Counselling?

Counselling can be a very rewarding and effective way to sort through the emotional baggage that’s been holding you back. In fact, if you’ve just started seeing a counsellor on the Gold Coast for the first time, you might be feeling a lot better straight away! But should you continue counselling if you’re feeling better? YES! And here’s why. If you’ve been bottling up some feelings for quite...

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Differences Between Counselling and Life Coaching

Differences Between Counselling and Life Coaching

How do you know whether life coaching or counselling is the right choice to help you? Here, we uncover some of the key differences to help you discover which of the two types of therapy is the most appropriate for your needs. At Integrated Health Specialists, we offer both life coaching and counselling services on the Gold Coast, as well as psychology services. And so, we are often asked the...

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Can I See a Psychologist Online on the Gold Coast?

Can I See a Psychologist Online on the Gold Coast?

The short answer to ‘can I see a psychologist online on the Gold Coast’ is yes! There are many reasons for wanting to see a psychologist or counsellor online, and yet, it can be important to choose a local therapist for your online sessions. In this article, we’ll uncover more about seeing a psychologist online and why this might work for you. Are online psychologists qualified? As we discussed...

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Should I see a Counsellor or Psychologist?

Should I see a Counsellor or Psychologist?

Are you looking for a Gold Coast counsellor or psychologist? Perhaps you’re wondering about the difference between counsellors and psychologists, to help you better decide on the right type of therapist for you? In this article, we take a look at the differences between the two, to help you to decide on whether you should see a counsellor or psychologist on the Gold Coast. What’s the difference...

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