Narrative Exposure Therapy

Narrative Exposure Therapy

Narrative Exposure Therapy as treatment for trauma survivors Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET) is a short-term treatment developed specifically to treat PTSD symptoms resulting from complex and multiple traumas. It has been developed according to the theoretical understanding of PTSD, autobiographical memory and neural fear networks. In basic terms, NET aims to engage and reconnect areas…

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psychosocial disability

Psychosocial Disability

What is a psychosocial disability? A psychosocial disability is the term used to describe the experience of disability as a result of mental health conditions. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, over one-quarter of Australians experience some form of psychosocial disability. While not everyone who has a mental health condition will experience psychosocial disability,…

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The predicament of panic attacks

The experience of panic and anxiety can affect anyone at any stage of their life. An estimated 5% of Australians will experience a panic attack at least once in their lifetime. However, despite their common occurrence, they are frequently misunderstood. This article will explore what a panic attack actually is and how to deal with…

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omnipotence, grandiosity and narcissism

Omnipotence, Grandiosity and Narcissism

What is omnipotence and grandiosity? How do they emerge? How do they manifest in Narcissistic Personality Disorder? This article dives into some of the core characteristics of narcissistic personality disorder and how omnipotence, grandiosity and narcissism manifest in people with NPD. Grandiosity Grandiosity describes the quality of being impressive in appearance — usually referring to…

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enhance your growth mindset

Enhancing your growth mindset

What is the growth mindset? Have you ever wondered why some people seem to persevere and prosper in all of life’s challenges while others appear to fall at the first hurdle? Psychologist Carol Dweck first took interest in this phenomenon and its impact on our understanding of intelligence and learning, coming up with the terms…

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