Harm reduction: A new approach to treating addiction

Harm reduction programmes seek to promote positive change by reducing the number of drug-related deaths, rather than the number of drug users.

Published: May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

How sensitivity to trauma can impact South African schools

Judy Strickland, founder of the Hope House Counselling explains the impact of trauma in South African schools and how to deal with it.

Published: May 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Life coaching: Here’s what you can expect from the journey

Life coaching is a learning conversation in which your coach won’t tell you what to do, but will ask you to think. Find out more about being a life coach

Published: May 14, 2019 / One Comment

How to tell your parents you’re changing varsity courses (after first year)

You’ve decided psychology is your true calling, but your parents don’t share your convictions? To help you through this potentially messy conversation, follow our do’s and don’ts for telling them you’ve changed your mind

Published: May 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

The importance of social and emotional learning for children

Social and emotional learning is an innovative intervention approach which allows South African learners an education that develops both academic, social and emotional competence.

Published: May 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

5 ways to get team members to think creatively

A good leader needs to harness the creativity of their team, by ensuring that the creative members have the freedom and motivation to do what they do best.

Published: May 3, 2019 / 0 Comments