After eight months of postponement, Café Psychologique Sydney returned to The Horse, Surry Hills on Wednesday 28th October to discuss Covid-19. The group number are now limited to 30 as per state restrictions and the group decided to cap the attendance to 20 people per café to allow for distancing in the room. It was … Continue reading Café Psychologique is back!
Why we run (and ride)
Just over a year ago I wrote a short article for 'Fractel', an Australian running brand, who make hats and are interested in initiatives and athlete stories. One year on and I've transitioned to cycling and I'm loving learning a new sport. I feel it's important to allow space for the different parts of ourself … Continue reading Why we run (and ride)
Giving back during the Covid-19 pandemic
I’m recent weeks, things have been personally challenging and I have valued the support of those around me. I want to return the favour in providing support to others. I work as a clinical psychologist and I'm offering a space to discuss how you’re doing at this difficult time, to anyone who is interested. The … Continue reading Giving back during the Covid-19 pandemic
Celebration and death
Below is a speech that I gave at my 30th birthday party in September 2015. Over the preceeding months I had been on a training placement in a paliative care and oncology service and I had lost my two remain grandparents within a few months of one another. I'd thought alot about death and found Irvin Yalom's 'Staring … Continue reading Celebration and death
Loneliness brings people together
On Wednesday 31st July, the topic for Café Psychologique was 'Loneliness: whose problem is it anyway?' and it was the most popular café to date. We had 48 people come together, in a pub in Surry Hills to share their experiences and ideas about loneliness. I'm often touched by the willingness of people to share … Continue reading Loneliness brings people together
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