The Hills Clinic Blog

Family Therapy Groups are now available

Families who are struggling to understand how individuals in the family relate to one another will benefit from our Family Therapy Groups which are available now. The aim of family therapy is to achieve a better understanding of family dynamics. The family dynamic has its own structure and patterns of communication. This may be defined […]

Fight or Flight Response

Have you ever wondered why being faced with a threat makes your heart beat faster and makes you breathe quicker? This is part of the body’s natural response to threat, and what we call the “fight or flight” response. The fight-or-flight response, also known as the acute stress response, is a psychological reaction that occurs […]

Anxiety Treatment Centre in the Hills area

Anxiety comes in all forms, shapes and sizes. Agoraphobia, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and specific phobias name a few. The Hills Clinic specializes in anxiety treatment for a wide range of disorders like the ones listed above and anxiety treatment will depend on the type of anxiety you […]

Cyber Bullying and You 

by Gerald Haslinger, BSocSc (Psych)(Hons), Associate MAPS – Group Facilitator at The Hills Clinic These days the internet, social networking, email, mobile phones and text messaging are all available to almost everyone with children in pre-school and kindergarten using computers and mobile devices. By the time that young people reach primary and high school, mobile access to […]

Social Media

We now have a comprehensive social media strategy that will create digital traction by using our various platforms to attract and engage followers.  The objective is to create a social media presence that will increase our visibility within the community and make it easier for people to seek out our services. Social media is a […]

Sad or Depressed?

From time to time we all go through patches of sadness and feeling down, particularly when life is not going our way or we are given some bad news.  It takes time to adjust and comprehend the situation at hand before we get back on our feet.  But depression is more than just feeling sad […]

Young Healthy Minds Forum 2015

This year’s Young Healthy Minds Forum will be held on Friday 8th May 2015 at Kellyville High School. The Hills Clinic are proud to be part of the organising committee of this excellent event that encourages representatives from all of the Hills high schools to come together to learn positive mental health strategies and hear from […]

Adolescent Psychiatric Treatment in the Hills District

In February 2014, The Hills Clinic opened a new ward, YA@theloft to address the growing need for psychiatric treatment for adolescence and young adults.   YA@theloft ward was specifically designed to cater for those individuals who require care for anxiety and depression aged 16-25.  Since we opened the ward twelve months ago we have been inundated […]