Dr Kelly Allen MAPS says research shows that a sense of belonging is important to ensure young people thrive at school
How to boost your wellbeing – the benefits of a growth mindset
Insights from positive psychology reveal the factors that can help people be happier and more satisfied.
How strengths-based parenting helps young people to thrive
Amplifying strengths helps children reach their full potential and improves wellbeing.
Why restraint is not the solution
Use of physical restraint in detention settings is outmoded, according to a leading expert, and amounts to a physical assault that would be unacceptable in any other setting.
Internet addiction and online gaming disorder on the rise
In our modern world, the internet has become an integral part of our daily lives, enabling us to be more connected and efficient than ever before. But our move online has also resulted in the serious and growing global phenomenon of internet addiction.
Why we need to address gender inequality to reduce violence against women
The risk of violence against women is usually higher in cultures that reinforce male superiority
How to strengthen relationships in stepfamilies
Blended families are more common than ever but creating harmony at home isn’t always easy. Here’s what parents can do to help boost family togetherness.
Teaching children how to cope with life’s challenges
Helping children to deal with worries and stress will help them grow into resilient adults.
Silent grief – the overlooked impact of losing a sibling
The death of a brother or sister during the teenage years can affect how young people develop independence, romantic relationships and even career paths.
Meet the Australian swim team sports psychologist
Helping swimmers struggling with anxiety or poor performance, building team dynamics and minimising distractions in the athletes’ village are all in a day's work for sports psychologist Georgia Ridler at the Olympics.