Posts By: Deborah Newburn

The People at Person Centred Psychology & Allied Health – Meet Kess!

Meet Kess Tell us about yourself I am a dietitian… with a love of psychology! In fact, I started studying psychology – finished this, and dove head first into dietetics and never looked back. I absolutely love being a dietitian and am passionate about supporting my clients to rebuild a positive relationship with food and… Read full article

Coping with a Narcissist

If you find yourself having to deal with a narcissist it is essential to equip yourself with tools for protection and self-defense. Knowledge is power and it’s crucial that you learn as much as you can about narcissistic personality disorder and what makes these people tick. Learn why they seem to suddenly turn against you… Read full article

Are they a Narcissist?

Labelling someone as a narcissist has become a popular way of expressing disdain for them. People often refer to someone as narcissistic if they are selfish, full of themselves and have little concern for how they make others feel. I commonly hear the “N” word used to describe cheating exes or nightmare bosses, with varying… Read full article

Coping with Infertility and IVF

I’m a psychologist and I also work as a fertility counsellor for an IVF clinic. As you can imagine, the counselling department of an IVF clinic is always busy. Over the years I have been privileged to assist countless women as they undergo fertility treatment. Sometimes this is with a husband, sometimes a female partner,… Read full article

Feel like a fake? Impostor syndrome

If you hear a friend playing down their achievements by saying, “Oh I just got lucky this time,” or, “It was just a fluke,” they may just be being modest, or they may actually believe it. The truth is that countless numbers of high-achieving and successful people feel as if they are faking it, that… Read full article

The danger of comparing yourself to others

Do you ever wonder how other people seem to make life look easy? Meanwhile, you are struggling to get through the week… or maybe even the day. The truth is that everyone finds it hard to fulfil expectations, take care of responsibilities and maintain a sense of happiness. Everyone has their own private struggle, it’s… Read full article