20th June – World Refugee Day

Today is World Refugee Day, an international day introduced by the United Nations to honour the strength and courage of refugees and raise awareness of their situation globally. Statistics from the Refugee Council of Australia indicate Australia has resettled or permanently protected 18,750 refugees in the last year and over 900,000 since 1947. Sadly, there…

Exercises to express your gratitude that will lift your mood

Did you know that being thankful can actually improve your wellbeing? Studies show that expressing gratitude kickstarts the production of dopamine and serotonin which creates feelings of happiness. Grateful people often experience less chronic pain, reduced blood pressure and increased self-esteem. So here are a few ways you can start expressing your gratitude: Gratitude Jar…

International Day of Happiness – 20th March

Times have been tough in the last year thanks to COVID-19 and for many, the struggle continues. Experts are still tracking changes in mental health conditions but findings to date indicate a significant increase in the number of people experiencing depression and anxiety symptoms across the globe. With a serious lack of serotonin (one of…

New Remedial Massage Services

PsychMed works predominantly in the psychology space, but we are always looking at ways to innovate our services and promote good mental health and wellbeing in the community by trying new things and expanding into different spaces. As such, you’ll now find a remedial massage therapist at our clinic in Gilles Plains. Remedial massage is…

PsychMed’s Primary Health Care Awards 2017-2020

PsychMed wins 2020 Primary Health Care Award

PsychMed has been awarded Adelaide PHN’s 2020 Primary Health Care Award for “Outstanding achievement in health promotion and early intervention services during COVID-19”. This year’s recognition focused on providers and practices who went above and beyond to support their communities throughout the pandemic.    PsychMed’s strategies included awareness and healthy isolation resources for early intervention…