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Written by Melissa Wyllie, Psychologist at Haven Psychology They're just confused. They're gay or lesbian, and this is a transitional phase until they fully come out. They’re just experimenting. They just need to pick a side. They're actually straight, but they just want attention or...

Written by Denise Abreu On this #IWD I call on you to use your privilege to #BreakTheBias Learn #HowToBeAnAlly to trans women, and women in our gender diverse and non-binary communities, women of colour, and those with visible and invisible disabilities. My utter respect goes to all women across the current generations...

Here at Haven Psychology, we acknowledge that Christmas and the holiday season can put pressure on our mental health. The season’s expectations can take their toll on many of us, so you’re not alone if you feel pressured during this time of the year. Here are...

There’s an old proverb that says, "Show me your friends and I'll tell you who you are." Because quite often we become like the people we're around. The people we spend our most time with impact on how we think about things, how we act on...

As we’ve already seen, 2021 really isn’t going to be any more certain than 2020 and for most people, uncertainty can cause a tremendous amount of anxiety.Why do we feel this way? Our brains are constantly making decisions about what's safe and what isn't, so...

With the Christmas season around the corner and boarder restrictions easing, more people are considering taking some well-deserved time off before 2021 – and so they should! When you are stressed, it prevents you from thinking straight and hinders your work efficiency and performance. Taking a...

R U OK day has come and gone for another year – a campaign that has become one of the most recognised Australian calendar days to date, but do you know why it’s so important? Do you know why we need to think about the...

We’re brought up to believe you should put other’s needs before your own, but how can you give to others, if you’re running on empty? It’s easy to think that we are fine, when everything is chugging along and you’re hitting every curveball life’s throwing you....