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Ahona Guha DPsych
Are you struggling to understand whether a behavior is gaslighting? There are a few simple factors to consider.
Are you struggling with understanding or accepting a difficult experience? Here are some suggestions that might help.
How to differentiate between seemingly innocent dating behaviours and dating red flags.
Do you struggle to find motivation to do the things you want? Here is a new way of thinking about motivation.
Do you struggle with FOMO and jealousy? Here are some tips to help you manage this.
Are you struggling with knowing how to end a friendship? Here are some things to consider.
Struggling to make friends as an adult? You are not alone. A few simple tips might help.
Have you ever been the victim of a fraud or scam? Here are some simple principles to help you protect yourself.
Have you been the victim of a scammer or a con artist? Understand the psychology of those who lie and con.
Some simple ways to stop being your own worst enemy.
Do you often find yourself setting goals and failing to stick to them, or doing things that might make you unhappy? You might be self-sabotaging.
How to understand the impact of attachment styles on dating behaviours and change damaging patterns.
Is someone repeatedly intruding into your life in ways that are causing you distress or fear? Determine if this is stalking and if yes, what action to take.
Many people find it difficult to develop or express boundaries. Forming some well-articulated SMART boundaries may be helpful.
Are you considering dating online? Here are five crucial things to consider before you start.
Do you find it very hard to say no to requests, opportunities, or invitations? Here are some guidelines on how (and why) to politely say no.
It is important to seek consent at each stage of a sexual encounter. Learn how.
Are you anxious about getting the COVID-19 vaccination? Here's how some psychological knowledge can help.
If you are engaging in these online dating behaviors, you may be sabotaging your attempts at finding love.
Is someone in your life making you feel like you are crazy or always wrong? It might be gaslighting.
Managing the immediate aftermath of a sexual assault can be very difficult. A few simple guidelines may help.
Is COVID-19 making you anxious about your health? A few simple tips might help.
Do you often find yourself worrying about becoming unwell or developing a serious illness? A few small tips might help.
Do you often encounter people who try to manipulate you? Here are some simple ways to manage them.
Ahona Guha, DPsych, is a clinical and forensic psychologist practicing in Melbourne, Australia. She assesses and treats offenders presenting with a range of problem behaviours. She also works in clinical private practice, specialising in working with victims of trauma.