This article is about some of the complex issues around gender dysphoria and the process of transition. It is written in response to recent legislation that was passed by the Victorian Government related to conversion therapy.
Category: Geelong Advertiser Articles
Chris Mackey’s articles appear regularly in the Geelong Advertiser newspaper in Geelong, Australia.
This article is about the effects of psychopathic leadership. Sadly, it seems this article is all too relevant to the outgoing US president Donald Trump.
An article discussing the available resources that you can turn to when appointments with psychologists are scarce or unavailable.
This article draws upon wisdom from the psychoanalyst, Karen Horney, who wrote in the 1950s. It goes a long way to account for the current political mess the U.S. is in.
This article discusses ways of finding the right psychologist for you, should you wish to seek help for mental health.
This article describes how we can balance out three core systems of human behaviour to support self-compassion and reduce burnout.
This article, mind the genes, is on how we can positively influence our gene functioning and mental health.
This article is written in response to recent restrictions imposed throughout the state of Victoria. It draws similarities between a community response to the second wave of COVID-19 to a relapse prevention model in psychology. This model looks at times when a lapse has occurred and identifies strategies to reduce the likelihood another lapse occurs… Read more »
This article, first seen in the Geelong Advertiser looks at the link between addictions and the social environment.
This article describes some strategies you can use with your kids to talk about suicide.