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Mental Health Resources



Trauma and the Nervous System: A Polyvagal Perspective

Befriending Your Nervous System Through Polyvagal Theory | Deb Dana 

Resources for New Parents


Centre for Perinatal Excellence


Towards Parenthood

Preparing for the changes and challenges of a new baby

Jeannete Milgrom, Jennifer Ericken, Bronwyn Leigh, Yolanda Romeo, Elizabeth Loughlin, Rachel McCarthy and Bella Saunders (2009)

Evidence-based self-help workbook for expecting and new parents with a focus on relationship with baby and partner and developing healthy coping strategies.

Raising A Secure Child

How Circle of Security Parenting can help you nurture your child’s attachment, emotional resilience, and freedom to explore.

Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper and Bert Powell

Parenting from the Inside Out

How a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive

Daniel J Siegel and Mary Hartzell


Bluey episode

Baby Race is available on ABC Iview.

Captures the all-too-familiar mum experience of comparing our first baby to the other babies around us (usually in the parent group) and feeling like we are in a race to the baby development finish line.

Resources for Body, Weight and Eating Concerns


Butterfly Foundation


Unbearable Lightness

A Story of Loss and Gain by Portia de Rossi


A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

Overcoming Binge Eating Disorder

Resources on Schema Therapy


Schema Therapy Society


Running on Empty

Overcoming Your Childhood Emotional Neglect, Jonice Webb, Phd (2019)

Reinventing Your Life

Jeffery Young and Janet Klosko (1993)

Resources on Relationships and Attachment


Hold Me Tight

by Dr Sue Johnson (2008)-
Attachment-based self-help to reestablish and strengthen bonds in couple relationships.


by Dr. Amir Levine and Rachel S.F. Heller, M.A. (2011)

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