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I lost my father in September 2018, but I also found him that year too....

Positive Thinking Clinic (PTC) Services for Kids and Teens Positive Thinking Clinic (PTC) is able to provide professional services to kids and Teens of all ages (through to and including adulthood). Amanda Dounis is a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Strategic Psychotherapist, Professional Counsellor, Master Neurolinguistic Programming Practitioner and Early...

THE IMPORTANCE OF MINDSET Do you value your own relationship with yourself?   I think this is something that most people do not prioritise until it’s too late.  But when is it too late?  Is it when they can no longer bare to be with themselves? I know...

Sports pressure. So gone are the days when we say to our children go and have fun and play some sport. And instead we may as well say to our children “what sport shall I put you in so that you can experience pressure and become...

School pressure  At my clinic I often have a number of children who bring the problem of school pressure with them. Upon examining which school pressures in particular have an impact on children, I realize that some of the popular pressures include exams, public speaking, friendships,...

Kids are trying to be perfect.  But why? Kids are trying to be perfect. But perfect doesn’t exist. I’ve never seen anything perfect not a flower, not a bird, not an essay, not even a haircut. There is always room for improvement and it’s always good enough...

Coping skills Kids come to the clinic with the knowledge of what to do, but are not practicing coping skills.  When I speak with them, they give me such wonderful and mature solutions.  So why are they not practicing them? It’s interesting when kids come to the...

August will be hosting some exciting packages for Positive Thinking Clinic.  We enter into the second half of the year and the timing seems to be right with what’s on offer. Of course the normal sessions and programs are on offer, but promoting some packages always...

ITS TIME TO STRESS LESS Are you an expert at stressing?   I bet I can find a bunch of experts. What I am after though is what helps you stress less? After asking different sources here are some great methods some people use to stress less: MeditationMindful actions such...

JULY SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM AT THE POSITIVE THINKING CLINIC Ok the school holidays are coming up and lots of kids (and families) are wondering what’s planned for growth and development. Each session = 1 hour. COST:  $40 per 1 hour group session  or   $50 per individual session at...