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Understanding OCD

Washing hands, checking locks, and organizing possessions in a particular way can be part of the experience of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Sometimes called the ‘Doubting Disease’,  why do people living with OCD behave this way? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder  can be a challenging condition that significantly impacts individuals’ lives. It’s characterized by intrusive, distressing obsessions and repetitive […]

Building Self-Confidence

This program focuses on the theoretical and practical ways to build self-confidence and self-esteem. Self-confidence can help in the recovery process and empower individuals to take active ownership of their journey and help them engage fully in all aspects of their life. This program involves a mixture of practical sessions and education to integrate learning […]

Effective Communication Skills

This workshop builds understanding of the skills of communication and why being able to speak up clearly about what you need and what is important to you matters.  Communicating well is a life skill that can assist with recovery and is an empowerment tool. This workshop includes practical skills and exercises to develop your communication […]

Practising Assertiveness

Do you find it challenging to assert yourself effectively in various life situations, especially when your self-confidence wavers? At times, we mistakenly associate assertiveness solely with self-confidence. However, the truth is, the moments when we need to be assertive often coincide with periods of self-doubt. Our “Practising Resilience” workshop is designed to demystify assertiveness, teaching […]

ADHD, Autism and Neurodiversity: How different brains work differently

Some people’s brains work differently to most people’s. It’s hard being different when the whole world of school, work and play is designed for how ‘normal’ people’s brains work; and when parents, teachers, friends and colleagues don’t get that what’s easy and normal for them isn’t just as easy for you. Living with this is […]

معرفة كيفية عمل نظام الصحة النفسية (Navigating the Mental Health System, Arabic)

It can often be a difficult process to start a recovery journey when there are so many services out there to choose from. This program has been designed to assist people in navigating the mental health system in Western Sydney and to unpack what sorts of support different services can offer and when, how, and […]