The Black Dog – Depression

At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help. However, depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognizing depression and seeking help is the…

Learning Disability

  Specific Learning Disorder is the term used in the psychiatry manual (DSM-5) to describe learning difficulties in a variety of skills that children are expected to learn at school (some previously called this Dyslexia). Learning difficulties can occur in all aspects of reading, mathematics, spelling and written expression. It is important that before a…

Teenage Counselling

Issues Faced During Adolescence Margaret McDonald Clinical Psychologist is able to provide services to assist adolescents with coping with the ever changing challenges in their lives, from school to work and through to further education. Most children’s issues also apply to adolescents, especially those in middle school years. However, other issues arise during High School…