What is a psychologist?

This 'psych-bit' tells you what a psychologist does and includes the difference between a counsellor, a psychologist and a psychiatrist.

What is play therapy?

This 'psych-bit' includes information about what a play therapist is and why play therapy works.

What is cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)?

This 'psych-bit' includes a description of cognitive behavioural therapy, how it is used by a psychologist, and how it works.

What is E.M.D.R.?

This 'psych-bit' explains the process of E.M.D.R. (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) in therapy and how it works.

Infinity Breathing

Similar to box-breathing, this 'psych-tip' focuses on a way of breathing regulation to provide calm in times of stress.

Heartbeat Reboot

This 'psych-tip' provides a way to calm your heart-rate in moments of distress.

5-4-3-2-1 shift

This is a 'psych-tip' that will help you shift from past or future thoughts to the present moment in times of heightened stress or emotions.

Progressive muscle relaxation

This 'psych-tip' involves relaxing and tightening various muscle groups to simulate calm in times of stress.

20 second oxytocin hug

This 'psych-tip' involves a relational way to provide or promote comfort in times of stress.

Kimono Dragon's Den

This is a 'psych-tip' that can assists you in cooling down in a moment of stress or heightened emotion.

My utopia

A 'psych-tip' strategy used to replace negative thoughts and feelings.

Viktor Frankl's Time Travel Technique

A 'psych-tip' created by Viktor Frankl that can help you deal with difficult situations.

The stop light

A 'psych-tip' that can help a person regulate anger and provide boundaries.

Love Limits

A 'psych-tip' that deals with setting limits in a loving and effective way.

Mediation Monkey

This 'psych-tip' teaches a way to manage conflict.