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An Uncomfortable Problem – Encopresis

 What is encopresis?


sadboy‘Encopresis’ is when children past toilet training age regularly ‘have accidents’, or do poos places other than the toilet. They can’t control when, or where, this will happen, so it can become very upsetting for both […]

By |February 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kids on Speed ? … a documentary

Professor Mark Dadds at UNSW has been involved in an exciting documentary for the ABC, looking at the ways in which ADHD affects families, and how teams of professionals working together can help out.  Mark is both a brilliant researcher and a skilled clinician; this is definitely one […]

By |January 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s wrong with evolution

The Evolution of Psychotherapy conference is the largest conference in the world dedicated to psychological therapies and treatments. There are over 8000 therapists here from 52 countries. It’s held every 4 years and this year is in Anaheim California, just opposite the Disneyland campus.


Perhaps this year’s proximity to Disneyland […]

By |December 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Who’s afraid of peer review?

One of the really interesting trends in science that has been emerging over the past few years is the move toward online and open access publications.  Access to scientific journals is incredibly expensive, and can chew up a large chunk of a universities’ budget very quickly.  The idea behind many […]

By |December 2nd, 2013|Conditions|0 Comments

Rat Park – challenging pre-conceptions about addiction

 Many of us remember the addiction story from our under-graduate Psychology 101 class. The story goes that drugs like heroin and cocaine are so addictive that when rats are exposed to them, they will continue to take the drug over food or water until they literally starve to death. […]

By |November 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Improving Therapy Drop-out Rate

Benchmark Psychology was established as a data driven practice. Not only are all of our psychologists trained in evidence-based practice techniques, we also measure their outcomes with all of their clients to identify areas in which improvements can be made. We then benchmark their performance back to […]

By |November 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What makes you happy?

This is an interesting question that philosophers, psychologists, and psychiatrists have struggled with for years. But it seems that the epidemiologists have finally answered it.


The data revealed from a series of surveys on happiness reveals that there is a “golden triangle” of happiness – Love, Money and Activity.


Love – […]