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    Monday to Friday: 9am - 6pm
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By - Cynthia

Intrinsic motivation as a source of vitality?

“Vitality management is provided for organizations that have a vision”. A quote from Pauline van Dorssen coach of “Vital people in a vital organization”. This is a new successful training (NIP). Positive psychology and the use of vitality are central. The interest of both Occupational and Organizational Psychologists and Occupational Health Psychologists is high: all groups are full. In addition,

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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

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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

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Myth Busting Mental Health – Youth Suicide

Let’s take a look at some common mental health myths about youth suicide and set the record straight. Attempted suicides are just a cry for attention. A suicide attempt should never be dismissed as ‘just a cry for attention’. A young person is highlighting that their level of internal distress is unmanageable and unbearable. They need help, not judgement. A

Promises healthcare Addiction Recovery
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How did they get that way?

Many of us want to know how a person becomes an addict. Such compulsion is often described as a: “bio-psycho-social disease”. Some people inherit genetic vulnerabilities. They are predisposed to anxiety, depression, anger, stress and impulsivity. Some may have suffered dreadful traumas. Neglected childhoods.  Were thrill seekers. They got in with the wrong crowd in school. Did badly in class.

Promises Healthcare Singapore
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Tips on Protecting Children from Conflict and Terror in the Media

Parents often worry about how to protect their children from violent media, and how to manage their child’s response once they are exposed. The fantastic article below outlines what parents need to look out for, and how they can help their child cope with the terror and violence they are seeing in the media. https://psychlopaedia.org/top-tips/tips-protecting-children-conflict-terror/ Parents are encouraged to seek

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Chill Skills – Managing Anger for 14 – 16 Year Olds

A CBT-based approach to helping your teenager manage his/her anger. Adolescents in this group will be encouraged to identify their angry feelings, problem solve and express them in various productive ways. Parents will also be required to attend 2 sessions where they will be taught strategies to help support their child. Thursday 4.30 – 5.30 pm (9 week programme) *Limited

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Child Anger – Stomping Out the Angries for 9 – 12 years old

A CBT-based approach to helping your child manage anger. Children in this group will be encouraged to identify their angry feelings, problem solve and express them in various productive ways. Parents will also be required to attend 2 sessions where they will be taught strategies to work with their child.   Fridays 4.30 – 5.30 pm (9 week programme) *Limited

Children Adolescents Services Promises Healthcare Singapore
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New Children’s and Adolescent’s Services at Promises

Promises is launching a comprehensive range of psychiatric and psychological services for children and adolescent. Psychological services comprise of counselling and psychological evaluations to address legal, diagnostic and educational purposes.

Click here to learn more about our new division. http://promises.com.sg/childrens-and-adolescents-division/

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