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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,

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 - 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

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

By - Leeran Gold

Confidentiality, Consent and Landmark Litigation.

Following a landmark case that ordered all privileged medico-legal reports to be struck off the record, the High Court of Singapore has set a new precedent in applying litigation privilege in criminal cases. Here are 3 key takeaways for forensic mental health professionals following the case written by Leeran Gold, Psychologist in our Forensic Service. To read more:https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/confidentiality-consent-landmark-litigation-leeran-gold?trk=hp-feed-article-title-comment At Promises

Promises Healthcare Singapore Addiction, Andrew Da Roza
By - Andrew Da Roza

Why am I an addict?

Clients and their families often want to know: how do people become addicts? We are all very complex beings and it is almost impossible to give a definitive answer to this question. Addiction professionals often described it as a bio-psycho-social “disease” that involves multiple personal risk factor. In order to understand what one’s personal risk factors are, it would be

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