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Marten Johns

PSYCHOLOGIST ADELAIDE PSYCHOLOGY

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Psychological services

Psychological services seek to assist the individual in dealing with how they feel, think and interact, aiming to reduce distress and enhance emotional wellbeing.

Couple and Family Therapy

Most relationships become strained and difficult at various times in life. Couple and Family Therapy assists in exploring the complexity of relationships and devising strategies for change.

Mediation and Family Dispute Resolution

Mediation is a process by which a neutral third party helps people in conflict to negotiate a mutually acceptable agreement, developing options and alternatives to gain a practicable solution.

Children & Adolescents

Psychological services for children, teenagers and parents relating to ADD, ADHD, Aspergers, Conduct Disorders, Learning Problems, School difficulties and Bullying.

Blog

Mindfulness or Meditation?

12 Oct 2017

We Can’t Measure The Benefits Of Mindfulness Until We Decide What It Is:You’ve probably heard of mindfulness. These days, it’s everywhere, like many ideas and practices drawn from Buddhist texts that have become part of mainstream Western culture.

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Living with Anxiety and OCD

6 Jan 2016

It didn’t matter what we officially called it, my psychiatrist said as he looked up from his notepad. What I had was “worry in search of a mission”. ….. 

anxiety and OCD

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Healthy “toxic” elements of a relationship

6 Jan 2016

This is not another “learn to communicate and cuddle and watch sunsets and play with puppies together” article.  

These ‘toxic’ relationship traits are healthy

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/lifestyle/life/these-toxic-relationship-traits-are-healthy-20160105-gm02cf.html#ixzz3wSThwYak 
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LIFE RELATIONSHIPS & HAPPINESS

30 Dec 2015

                        HAPPINESS IS LIFE IS VERY MUCH ABOUT THE QUALITY OF OUR PRIVATE AND SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS:  TRUE PRICE OF HAPPINESSplaceholder2

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The Law and Sex Offenders

30 Jun 2015

Too many of our laws have been drafted to manage public panic rather than to manage dangerous child sex offenders. 

Think twice before demanding harsher sentences for child sex offenders. 

How should we sentence sexual fiends, monsters and perverts? Arie Freiberg

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Music to the ears

15 Oct 2014

I remember the joy of hip hop, maybe it was the hip-hop spreading the joy.  Psychiatrists claim hip hop music can help in depression: Music to the ears

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Teenager and Sexting

15 Oct 2014

First base for teenagers may now be sexting: 

Sexting the new foreplay for teens

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To text or not to text…young people doing courtship differently

5 May 2014

Australian high school students’ sexual habits has revealed “sexting” online and via mobile phone is so widespread….parents to accept as a form of “modern day courtship”

Read more: I wanna sext you up: teens shun bedroom for online romance

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Take the time to enjoy the good things

12 Nov 2013

How come the bad seems to stick with us more than the good?  here is a thought from a neuropsychologist : Positive Thinking is Wasted on the Brain

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It’s not just an affair

11 Nov 2013

Affairs are something which has traditionally been viewed in one way.  What often sits behind the affair is more varied:  read on..  Can An Affair Save Your Marriage?

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