In this section there are a range of information sheets about psychological disorders and problems such as depression, panic, social anxiety, health anxiety, low self-esteem, procrastination, disordered eating, interpersonal problems, and sleep difficulties like insomnia.
There are also details about information sessions that we provide at our clinical psychology service in Perth, Western Australia specifically designed for people looking after someone with a mental health problem.
What is Anxiety?
The Vicious Cycle of Anxiety
Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Coping with Stress
Download all information sheets (zip file)
What is Bipolar disorder
What Causes Bipolar Disorder
Medications for Bipolar Disorder
Psychosocial Treatments for Bipolar Disorder
Detecting Early Warning Signs
Mood and Symptom Monitoring
Vicious Cycle of Depression
Behavioural Activation: Fun and Achievement
Fun Activities Catalogue
Improving How You Feel
Thinking and Feeling
Analysing Your Thinking
Changing Your Thinking
Unhelpful Thinking Styles (Overview)
This information sheet provides a brief overview of unhelpful thinking styles. For information sheets providing details on individual unhelpful thinking styles, refer to the Unhelpful Thinking Styles section in resources for clinicians.
Cognitive Changes in Mania
Preventing Manic Thinking
Organising and Prioritising Ideas and Projects
Coping with Stressful Events
What is Depression
What Causes Depression
Psychotherapy for Depression
Unhelpful Thinking Styles (Overview)
What Are Core Beliefs?
Grief and Bereavement
A Guide to Self-Monitoring
All About Iron
Body Checking and Avoidance
Body Image and Body Dissatisfaction
Calcium and Bone Health
Carbohydrates - Myths and Facts
Eating Disorders and Neurobiology
Eating Disorders and Hormones
Eating Disorders and Pregnancy
Eating Disorders in Men
Eating Disorders Information for Carers
Eating Disorders: What Are the Risks?
Evaluating Dietary Advice
Family Based Therapy: Information for Carers, Consumers, and Professionals
Making Sense of Serving Sizes
Media and Body Image
Metabolism and Energy Requirements
Normal Eating vs. Disordered Eating
Regular Eating for Recovery
Set Point Theory
The Facts on Fat
The REAL Food Pyramid
Unhelpful Thinking Styles
Vegetarian Diet and Eating Disorders
Vomiting and Your Health
What Are Eating Disorders?
Why Diets Do Not Work
Dietary Guidelines During Recovery
Orientation to Treatment
What is Generalised Anxiety?
What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness and Letting Go
How Worry Works
Postpone Your Worry
What is Anger?
Anger Coping Strategies
What is Panic?
Biology & Psychology of Panic
Vicious Cycle of Anxiety
Physical Sensations and Panic
What is Perfectionism
What Maintains Perfectionism
Reducing Perfectionist Behaviours
Challenging Perfectionistic Thinking
Perfectionism Rules and Assumptions
Re-evaluating the Importance of Achieving
What is Procrastination?
Vicious Cycle of Procrastination
Dismissing Procrastination Excuses
Practical Strategies to Stop Procrastination
Unhelpful Rules and Assumptions
What is Low Self-Esteem?
How Low Self-Esteem Begins
How Low Self-Esteem is Maintained
Acknowledging Your Positives
Adjusting Negative Core Beliefs
Adjusting Rules & Assumptions
Overcoming Biased Expectations
Healthy Self Esteem
Facts About Sleep
What is Insomnia?
Insomnia and Your Thinking
What is Social Anxiety?
What Can Be Done About Social Anxiety?
Thinking & Feeling
What are Core Beliefs?
Jumping to Conclusions
Black and White Thinking
Shoulding and Musting
Magnification and Minimisation
You can view PDF brochures about CCI's treatment programs by visiting the program brochures page.
These two-session groups are held at regular intervals – please contact CCI to register your interest and to find out the dates for the next group
The CCI Bipolar Disorder Program will be holding a series of 2-part sessions for family members / carers / friends / loved ones of people with bipolar disorder. Please contact CCI to register your interest and to find out the dates for the next group
Phone: (08) 9227 4399
Fax: (08) 9328 5911
Email: Visit the Contact us page
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Northbridge, WA 6003
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