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Why Your Diet Isn’t Working

Why Your Diet Isn’t Working

Have you tried every diet under the sun? Paleo, Atkins, low-carb, keto, low-fat, and more? Found little to no success? Perhaps you’ve even tried one or two that helped you lose a few kilos, only to find that within a few short weeks after you stopped the diet the weight was back again – and then some! There’s a reason the diet industry is so incredibly lucrative – because fad diets simply don’t...
7 Reasons People Resist Starting Therapy (And How It Could Change Your Life)

7 Reasons People Resist Starting Therapy (And How It Could Change Your Life)

Starting therapy can be a daunting concept for many people, for many different reasons. In this article, we take a look at the most common reasons why people resist starting therapy, and how in fact, making the decision to see someone could change your life. 1. What if I don’t like my therapist? Opening up to someone new is always challenging, no matter what you’re dealing with personally....
These Three Tips are Your Key to Losing Weight in 2019

These Three Tips are Your Key to Losing Weight in 2019

Are you one of the three in ten people who set a goal to lose weight every new year? And are you one of the 90% of people who fail in this resolution? Losing weight is not always as simple as watching what you eat or hitting the gym. In fact, weight loss can be much more complicated than that for many people. It might surprise you to learn that the biggest hurdles faced when it comes to losing...
How Learning a New Skill Can Help You Live Longer

How Learning a New Skill Can Help You Live Longer

Aging affects more than just our bodies. In fact, cognitive decline is a major concern facing our ever-aging population. Research suggests that dementia, including Alzheimer’s, is the second leading cause of death for Australians of all ages, surpassed only by heart disease. We’re well aware of the push to be physically healthier these days, but how exactly are we exercising to keep our brains...
How Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Could Change Your Life

How Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Could Change Your Life

Here at Integrated Health Specialists, we offer a range of highly advanced, cutting-edge therapies and programs to help our clients achieve personal breakthroughs and overcome struggles with anxiety, stress, depression, low self-esteem and even trauma. Our highly trained and expert therapists employ a number of integrated modalities and techniques in order to provide the most effective treatment...
How EMDR Can Help You to Overcome Trauma

How EMDR Can Help You to Overcome Trauma

Psychotherapy has come a long way since its inception, and most especially over the past hundred years or so. Many new techniques have found their way into the cache of skills that psychologists and psychotherapists have at hand to help their clients through difficult times in their lives.  EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is an example of one such development. The history...