Video Category: Destination Happiness

How to Face a Driving Phobia with Exposure Therapy

With the help of clinical psychologist Chris Mackey, television presenter, Angie Hilton faces her phobia of driving on the Great Ocean Road. (Series 2, episode 4 of Destination Happiness) See https://www.chrismackey.com.au/resources/  for more videos, articles, etc, on mental health and wellbeing.

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Seeing Dyslexia Differently: Why it’s Not Just a Disadvantage

Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses why conditions such as dyslexia, bi-polar disorder and autism are not just a disadvantage. There are many famous people throughout history who had dyslexia, such as Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton and Leonardo Da Vinci. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 12 of Destination Happiness.

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Tips for Ageing Well

Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses some tips for ageing well. Ageing well physically and ageing well mentally go hand in hand. Many activities that are beneficial for the way we age physically, such as physical exercise, are also beneficial for the way we age mentally. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 11 of… Read more »

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The Benefits of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey presents some of the benefits of having Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. ADHD can, at times, negatively impact on people’s learning, well being and relationships. However those with ADHD will often have other strengths such as being more creative or intuitive that they can harness in other ways. Diagnoses… Read more »

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What is Flow State and How Can it Be Accessed?

Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses the concept of flow and how you can access it yourself. Being in a state of flow is when we’re fully absorbed in what we’re doing, barely aware of the passage of time. Doing activities which cause us to enter a state of flow helps us to recognise that happiness… Read more »

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How to Build Your Emotional Resilience

Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses ways in which you can develop your emotional resilience. Learning to be more resilient can boost our defences for when one of life’s curve balls are thrown at us. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 7 of Destination Happiness.

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The Importance of Building Your Tribe

Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses the importance of building your tribe. When you find the people who you share interests and passions with, it’s important to cultivate those relationships as they can be a tonic for the mind, body and soul. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 5 of Destination Happiness.

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What is Anxiety and How Can it Be Treated?

Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses what anxiety is and how it can be treated. Feelings of anxiety can be nature’s way of protecting us from situations that threaten our survival, but often these feelings can be triggered by threats that, in fact, do not pose a risk to us at all. This clip was taken… Read more »

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Tips For Focussing Attention

Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses how we can develop our ability to focus attention. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 3 of Destination Happiness.

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How to Improve Your Self-Acceptance

Clinical Psychologist Chris Mackey discusses some ways to improve your overall level of self-acceptance. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 2 of Destination Happiness.

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