myLife’s App recommendations

By Tal Schlosser, Clinical Psychologist There are thousands of mental health and wellbeing apps and websites out there so how do you know which are the “good” ones? Our team at myLife Psychologists have put together a list that we’ve used ourselves, or that have been recommended to us by clients or other reputable sources. […]

Same sex relationships & Couples Counselling

By Tal Schlosser, Clinical Psychologist & Couples Therapist   Sydney’s 41st Mardi Gras is only a few days away, and the city is awash with rainbows and glitter. This is a special time of year when we get to participate in this joyous and spectacular celebration of LGBT+ pride. So it is in anticipation of […]

Do we need Couples Therapy?

By Tal Schlosser, Clinical Psychologist & Couples Therapist   Many of us believe that when we meet ‘the one’ we’ll fall in love and live happily ever after. Hollywood rom coms have a lot to answer for because the reality is far messier! The research tells us that happy couples work at their relationship on […]

Decisions decisions…

I like Aldi. The supermarket. I was thinking about why I’ve become a fan… Is it the slightly-too-dim lighting? The way half the stock is still in cardboard boxes? How if you forget to bring your own bag you stagger out of there, leaving a trail of falling groceries from cashier to car? Maybe it’s […]

A Parent’s Guide to Helping Your Anxious Child or Teen

myLife Psychologists provide treatment for anxiety to children and adolescents from our practices in Alexandria and Sydney CBD. Even in the best of situations, children and adolescents experience fear and anxiety as they grow and develop. Anxiety is an adaptive response to danger or stress, and this natural response becomes an issue when it manifests […]

How to Choose a Psychologist for Your Child

  myLife Psychologists provide child and adolescent psychologists at our Inner West and CBD Sydney practices. Finding a therapist for your child can feel daunting. Understandably, you want the best care and most effective assistance for your child. “Word of mouth” recommendations from a trusted friend, family member, teacher or GP are a great place […]

Relationship Conflict: The Art of Repair

myLife Psychologists provides relationship & marriage counselling for couples and individuals. Visit us in our Sydney CBD or Alexandria practices. All couples argue, but why do some escalate into damaging territory and others keep it manageable and constructive? According to Dr John Gottman, a renowned relationships researcher, repair attempts are the “happy couple’s secret weapon.” […]

Surviving the Festive Season

For some people, the festive season is a happy and joyous time to connect with and enjoy the company of family and friends. However, for many it can also be a time of stress when unhelpful patterns of behavior are triggered and coping goes out the window. It is often a hectic time of year, […]

Depression – Why aren’t men getting help?

We’ve recently had Mental Health Week, a wonderful national initiative aimed at raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing, as well as reducing stigma and supporting people to get assistance. While acceptance of mental health issues is improving, as a society we still have a long way to go and unfortunately many who need help […]