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LEGO CLUB – A Social Skills Group!

LEGO CLUB – A Social Skills Group!

We are excited to let you know that we are launching our LEGO CLUB!  LEGO has been a fun part of childhood for decades, but the last 15 years have seen the bright, colourful bricks emerge as a therapy tool. Here’s what you need to know about LEGO Club, including what it involves and how it...

Now Offering – ADULT ADHD ASSESSMENTS!

Now Offering – ADULT ADHD ASSESSMENTS!

Adult ADHD Assessment and Intervention   Thriving Minds Psychology Clinic is based in Maroochydore, the heart of the Sunshine Coast. We provide assessment and intervention for Adults with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). We have a team of qualified professionals with...

Managing Anxiety at Home

Managing Anxiety at Home

Managing Anxiety at Home What is it?  Anxiety is intense feelings of being afraid, nervous, tense or worried that are too strong for the situation, go on too long and get in the way of normal life.  What are the Core Symptoms?  a panic attack (a sudden intense episode of fear)shortness of...

Talking to your Children about Difficult Situations

Talking to your Children about Difficult Situations

We’ve had another unusual and challenging start to the year, and it seems to be continuing. Covid, School year delays and now school closures due to flooding ..... And it's only week 6. QLD Heath have released a series of "Birdie" books to tackle tough conversations. Including, "Birdie and the...

How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep

How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep

Did You Know? The average sleep duration for adults is 7-9 hours per night, teenagers require 8 to 10 hours sleep and children need between 9 and 14 hours sleep. It usually takes less than 30 minutes to fall asleep at the beginning of the night It is normal to wake up once or twice during the...

HOW TO FIND THE BEST PSYCHOLOGIST IN THE SUNSHINE COAST?

HOW TO FIND THE BEST PSYCHOLOGIST IN THE SUNSHINE COAST?

Seeking help is hard enough,  but trying to find the best psychologist in the Sunshine Coast can feel even more daunting of a task. You’d think a quick google search would solve the issue . . . The Best Psychologist In the Sunshine Coast . . .  but the results might prove differently. So...

General tips for a better night’s sleep

General tips for a better night’s sleep

The average sleep duration for adults is 6-8 hours per night, some people function well with a little less sleep and others with a little more.It usually takes less than 30 minutes to fall asleep at the beginning of the night It is normal to wake up once or twice during the night. In other...

COVID -19 ANXIETY MANAGEMENT BLAST SERIES

COVID -19 ANXIETY MANAGEMENT BLAST SERIES

COVID-19 - ANXIETY MANAGEMENT - BLAST #1 BEWARE OF THE INCESSANT SCROLLING!  Scanning headlines, flicking channels and scrolling Facebook? A constant stream of exposure about Coronavirus can keep us in a heighten state of anxiety….. Not to mention… the exposure of incorrect facts,...

Anxiety, Stress and Overwhelm in the Modern Day!

Anxiety, Stress and Overwhelm in the Modern Day!

One quarter of Australians will experience an anxiety condition in their lifetime. Affective disorders (such as Depression) have been the most common diagnosed mental health disorder for many years However, some recent studies are finding Anxiety disorders to be fast becoming the most prevalent...

Melissa Johnson the Director of Thriving Minds Psychology Clinic, holds Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a General Psychologist and is an associate member of the Australian Psychological Society.