IMI Counselling Psychologist Jessica Lau shares and encourages us to choose and co-create what is healthy in a relationship instead of only choosing and co-creating what is familiar. Start with knowing and loving yourself so that you have the readiness for an authentic connection - to receive the gift of love.
Supporting, strengthening and sustaining our mental wellbeing, particularly in these challenging times, is as important as focusing on our physical wellbeing.
What is your body telling you? How psychotherapy can unravel the cause of persistent physical symptoms
What is your body telling you? IMI Counselling Psychologist Jessica Lau shares how psychotherapy can unravel the cause of persistent physical symptoms.
What can parents do to help their children during these difficult times? IMI Psychotherapist and Certified Counsellor Eugnice Chiu shares some of the challenges that teenagers face, and simple ways to reduce their stress.
Your body and mind are inextricably connected. At IMI, we’ve worked with thousands of individuals for over three decades: what our clinical experience proves time and time again is that there are seven key factors that impact your overall wellbeing.
Core Process Psychotherapist Carole Bradshaw shares why the pandemic has triggered an epidemic of fear; the consequences of unmanaged fear, and solutions to support you and loved ones through uncertain times.
With the summer holidays upon us, now may be the ideal time to explore different sports and physical activities to reduce pent-up stress and increase mental wellbeing. IMI Osteopath Jonathan Vallade shares the hard challenges that impacted his mental health and the strategies that turned his life around.
For people with respiratory conditions like asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia or reduced breathing from old injuries, the COVID-19 outbreak is understandably a big cause for concern. Having a respiratory condition does not mean a person is more likely to catch the virus. However, research shows that patients with breathing challenges are...
When you feel anxious or your mind spirals into thoughts about the future or the past, your body automatically activates your sympathetic nervous system to prepare you to fight or flee. In short bursts and where warranted (if you’re facing an impending deadline, for example) your fight-or-flight response serves a...
Many people believe that depression is caused by chemical imbalances in the brain, and in particular, a deficiency in serotonin – our ‘feel good hormone’. The textbook medicine approach is to prescribe anti-depressants to increase brain serotonin. This works for some people; but it does nothing for others. Why? Because...