New Remedial Massage Services

PsychMed works predominantly in the psychology space, but we are always looking at ways to innovate our services and promote good mental health and wellbeing in the community by trying new things and expanding into different spaces. As such, you’ll now find a remedial massage therapist at our clinic in Gilles Plains. Remedial massage is…

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PsychMed wins 2020 Primary Health Care Award

PsychMed has been awarded Adelaide PHN’s 2020 Primary Health Care Award for “Outstanding achievement in health promotion and early intervention services during COVID-19”. This year’s recognition focused on providers and practices who went above and beyond to support their communities throughout the pandemic.    PsychMed’s strategies included awareness and healthy isolation resources for early intervention…

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Guided Meditation

General Guided Meditation Guided Meditation – Brick Wall Guided Meditation – Fortress Guided Meditation – Pain Management

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Psychology Facts to Psych You Out – Part 3

It’s that time again – the blog post where we get our weird and wonderful (but evidence-based) geek on. Did you know any of these funky facts? Stress can be a good thing. According to the Yerkes-Dodson law there’s an empirical relationship between performance and arousal. This means there’s an optimal level of stress related…

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The NDIS, PsychMed, and You

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is designed to support individuals with disabilities to reach their goals and integrate with their community while giving them autonomy over who they work with. Mental health support can be instrumental in working towards personal, social, and emotional wellbeing. It is well documented that mental health conditions, like depression…

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International Day of Charity – 5th September

The International Day of Charity was created by the United Nations to raise awareness for the benefits of individual and commercial volunteering and philanthropic efforts. The 5th September was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of Mother Teresa’s passing – a fitting date considering she dedicated her life to helping others. PsychMed works closely with the…

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Accepting Uncertainty

Will I get the job? Will my house sell? Will my presentation go well? Many of us have worried about how future events may turn out at one time or another but for some people, feeling uncertain about things outside their control can be intolerable. These individuals may experience extreme levels of stress and anxiety,…

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What the Fortnight?! The Rise of Internet Gaming Disorder

How much time do you spend looking at a screen every day? As technology advances and life moves further online, mental health continues to evolve. There’s no doubt that being plugged in has had a positive effect on mental health and treating it (telehealth, anyone?) but it has also resulted in a rise of new…

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Caring for the Carer

Caring for someone you love who is unable to care for themselves properly can be immensely rewarding but also incredibly challenging. When your days are spent prioritising the needs of someone else, you can forget that you also have needs of your own. Unfortunately, this can mean carers sometimes struggle with physical or emotional exhaustion,…

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