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By - Cynthia

Care Community Fun Fair : 5 August 2017

HMI Institute of Health Sciences in support of the FestivalForGood (organised by raiSE) invites you to join us for hands-on experiences on caregiving through training simulations and fun activities. Some takeaway knowledge include: Knowing how to create a safe home environment for your aged parents/grandparents Safe feeding skills for Caregivers Understanding Caregivers’ stress & preventing/relieving these stresses Understanding how your aged parents/grandparents feel Recognising

By - Cynthia

The Relationship Between Media Multitasking and Executive Function in Early Adolescents

The increasing prevalence of media multitasking among adolescents is concerning because it may be negatively related to goal-directed behavior. This study investigated the relationship between media multitasking and executive function in 523 early adolescents (aged 11-15; 48% girls). The three central components of executive functions (i.e., working memory, shifting, and inhibition) were measured using self-reports and standardized performance-based tasks (Digit

By - Cynthia

Strategies to stick to your New Year’s Resolution

Have you ever wondered why it’s so tough to stick to your new year’s resolutions? According to Statistics Brain Research Institute, only 9.2% of Americans feel like they have achieved their resolutions in the past year. Here are some strategies from psychologist and behaviour change expert, Dr Paul Marciano, and the American Psychological Association to help you with sticking to

By - Leeran Gold

Practical Stress Management Strategies For Legal Professionals

Amongst lawyers, one of the leading causes given for mid-career abandonment is burnout. Promises Healthcare partnered with the Law Society of Singapore for a two hour professional development seminar aimed at addressing this issue by providing legal professionals with practical stress management strategies. The President of the Law Society, Mr. Gregory Vijayendran, delivered the opening address to an eager crowd

By - Leeran Gold

Myth Busting Mental Health – Self-Harm

Although society has made some headway in reducing the stigma and misinformation about general mental health issues, the public’s understanding of self-harm remains decades behind. Let’s debunk some common myths about adolescent self-harm. Myth: ‘Self-harm means cutting right? Only emos and goths do that.’ Self-harm refers to a range of behaviours that are purposely inflicted to cause damage to the

By - Leeran Gold

‘What is Forensic Psychology?’

Forensic psychology is as interesting as it sounds. People often imagine forensic psychologists running around in bullet proof vests catching criminals and solving crimes (think ‘Elizabeth Keen’ – forensic psychologist/FBI agent from hit television show Blacklist). Although real world forensic psychologists are more likely to be sitting behind a desk, there is still excitement, adventure, and risk in our daily

Part Time Diploma in Counselling, Singapore
By - Brian Tancock

Diploma in Counselling

Part Time Diploma in Counselling, Singapore    Don’t miss out – programme starts September 016   The Diploma in Counselling programme is registered with the Council of Private Education (CPE). This programme is next scheduled to run in Singapore from September 2016. This is a part time programme which can be completed in 7 months. The Counselling programme aims to

Sociodrama Psychodrama Children Rebecca Walters Promises Healthcare
By - Brian Tancock

Sociodrama and Story in Childrens Groups

We are very excited to be presenting a sociodrama workshop for working with children run by Rebecca Walters from the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute.  Sociodrama is a natural, powerful and playful method for helping children develop problem solving skills and try out new behaviors and roles. It helps children learn how to self-regulate and develop impulse control as well as to

event sexual compulsivity
By - Brian Tancock

Working with clients who grapple with sexual compulsivity

This is an introductory workshop presented by Samuel Lee on the various theories of sexual compulsivity ( also sometimes referred to as ‘sexual addiction’) and its development. Case studies will be shared to illustrate how various psychotherapeutic interventions can be applied when working with such clientele. Target Audience This course will be useful for all those in helping professions like

Winslow Clinic, Harry Elias, Executive Lunch
By - Leeran Gold

Promises Forensics – Lawyers who lunch

Friday 29th January 2016 marked the first executive lunch of the year with expert discussion on mental health and the law. Hosted by Winslow Clinic and Harry Elias Partnership, 20 legal experts joined the Winslow Clinic Forensic Services team for an exclusive lunch hosted at Wooloomooloo Steakhouse. The crowd was treated to insights and perspective on mental health and the