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…

PsychMed’s Primary Health Care Awards 2017-2020

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…

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…

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…

Schizophrenia

4 Myths about Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental illness characterised by distortions in thinking, perception, emotions, language, sense of self, and behaviour. People will commonly experience auditory, visual, or tactile hallucinations or delusions, which are fixed, false beliefs. It significantly impacts day-to-day life and affects educational and occupational ability yet individuals often also have to manage stigma and…