Control, Planted in a Pot

A classic experiment almost 4 decades ago revealed that elderly residents of nursing homes who bore the onus of nurturing a potted plant outlived their counterparts who did not. More recently, research has extended advantages of indoor ...

Dec 16

Categories: Control Issues, Self-Care / Self Compassion


What Makes a “Broken” Family Broken?

 The metaphor of an iceberg architecture has been widely used across both popular and academic literature, perhaps most dominantly in two areas: to represent the layers of culture (and hence “hidden” culture), as well as in Freudian terms, to describe the conscious and unconscious ...

Nov 12

Categories: Blended Family Issues, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child ...


Blog Writer:

Maryann Wei

Maryann is commencing the 4th year (Hons) in her Bachelor`s degree in Psychology (University of Wollongong, Australia). Preceding this, she was blessed with an internship opportunity at Scott Psychology Centre, where the experience proved far more fulfilling than its duration may suggest. In her free time, Maryann attempts to wax lyrical - but ends up being mostly dreary and melancholic - at