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Dealing with anxiety

August 12, 2021 • Daniela Ho Tan

Do you ever worry? Do you notice your heart fluttering and your breath quickening? Do you get nerves before public speaking? Do you have any ‘rituals’ or ‘habits’ to get through stressful situations?  If you answered yes to any of the above, chances are you know what anxiety feels like. In fact did you know […]

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Staying well during the Covid-19 pandemic

May 27, 2021 • Daniela Ho Tan

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on everyone’s lives. It has challenged our normality, affecting everyone financially, socially, and emotionally. New realities of social distancing, wearing a mask, hand sanitising and working from home have taken us time to adapt to. It should not be surprising that we are all experiencing an overwhelming […]

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What to expect from your first psychology appointment

May 3, 2021 • Daniela Ho Tan

So you’ve booked the first appointment. Now what? You might be feeling some nerves or you could be feeling optimistic that you’re on track to ensuring your mental health is in good shape. Now each psychologist may conduct their sessions differently so I’d like to share what to expect when you attend appointments with me. […]

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So you’re contemplating booking in to speak to a psychologist…

April 18, 2021 • Daniela Ho Tan

So you’ve been thinking about speaking to a psychologist but feeling a bit unsure. Questions that may arise: Do I really need to? What will they think of me? What if there’s something really wrong with me that no one can fix? What if it’s a waste of time? And so on… You may have […]

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Questions to ask to help you find your “best fit” psychologist

April 17, 2021 • Daniela Ho Tan

Finding the “best fit” psychologist for yourself is tricky because how do you really know til you try? And if this is the first time you’re seeing someone then you have zero points of comparison. Over the years of seeing clients I’ve tried and tested out different ways of doing intake and I’d like to […]

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