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You will find most services, whether they be specialist medical professionals, hairdressers or therapy services, usually charge a cancellation fee. One of the things I was most surprised about when I started working in private practice, was the number of cancellations each week. In general, most therapy services have a 10% to 30% cancellation rate a week. Sometimes even higher! Cancellations [...]Read more Why Do Services Charge a Cancellation Fee?
Many NDIS participants are coming to us saying their Psychology sessions are no longer being funded or funding has been reduced. Many have been told to pursue the mental health care plan pathway using the Medicare system. However, NDIS has never funded psychological therapy, it has always been under ‘capacity building’. So, what is the difference between these two options and what [...]Read more Important Information Regarding the Medicare and NDIS Systems
The average person spends about one-third of their life asleep! In fact, sleep Is the one activity you spend the most doing in your life Seems like such a waste when there is so much to do. However, if you have ever had a small child, or suffered from insomnia yourself you realise that sleeping […]Read more When All You Want is a Good Night Sleep
My child is having trouble with their SPEECH! My child is having trouble with their LANGUAGE! These 2 sentences may appear to mean the same thing, but to a speech pathologist, they are worlds apart. So how do I describe what I am noticing? What is a language disorder? Is when a child is having […]Read more Speech Disorder Vs. Language Disorder
Ever wondered what a typical day is like for our Psychologists at Real Therapy Solutions? Well our Provisional Psychologist, Zac Chadwick has decided to give some insight (with added humour) into a typical day for him. ENJOYRead more A day in the life of a Psychologist at Real Therapy Solutions
Sometimes we can have difficulty keeping our attention focused. But did you know that our attention is actually resource limited? That’s why it can be hard to do two things at once, like driving and talking. Attention being focused away from goals can sometimes be so disruptive, we enter what is called a ‘ruminative […]Read more REGULATING ATTENTION
With the World Health Organisation adding Gaming Disorder into the International Classification of Diseases Edition 11 the gaming world has gone into chaos, and frustration. Rest assured this does not mean that if you love gaming you will now be diagnosed with a mental illness. However the concern over how much some people sit at […]Read more Children and Gaming