Are you managing the psychosocial risks in your workplace? 

As of April this year, a new Code of Practice and Regulation, Managing the risk of psychosocial hazards at work, was applied to all workplaces covered by the Work Health and Safety Act 2011. The new level of legislation is intended to create psychologically healthy and safe workplaces. While this move is primarily geared to […]

How to pick a Psychologist

So, you’re going through a difficult time, things are getting on top of you, and you’ve decided to get professional help from a psychologist. Good on you! It takes enormous courage to reach out and you’ve just taken the first step. Where do you go from here though? Do you know how to access a […]

The psychological impact of Covid on workers

There are 13 psychosocial risk factors that impact on the health of a workplace and its staff, and the pandemic has highlighted just how important some of them are to us. While working from home has reduced the risk of some factors – environmental factors like noisy workplaces for example – it has exacerbated some […]

Can you see mental illness?

It’s often said that you can see physical illness, but you can’t see mental illness. This is only half true. While you can’t always see the cause of mental illness, it’s possible to see signs that someone is suffering from it. Look for social withdrawal, poor concentration, prolonged sadness, changes in mood, behaviour, and mannerisms. […]