7 03, 2020

Psychological Pandemic Preparation

2020-03-07T12:51:14+08:00 March 7th, 2020|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

As human beings we feel safe when we have control over our world. We are comfortable when we are able to predict what will happen to us. Confronted with a potential pandemic such as the Swine Flu, SARS or the current Coronavirus, many people feel anxious and afraid. This for some may be a simple and sensible concern but for others it can be quite paralysing. It is important to

21 01, 2020

Australian Bushfires Letter

2020-01-21T12:10:38+08:00 January 21st, 2020|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

ESN would like to share some very pertinent words of wisdom from the President, Crisis Intervention and Management Australasia, Peter Kueffer (Registered Psychologist) pertaining to our Australian bushfire disaster. We hope that his words will assist you and others during this unprecedented and devastating time. A letter from the President Australian Bushfires I January, 2020 First, I would like to acknowledge the wonderful contribution from our members as this

16 08, 2018

Bibliotherapy

2018-08-09T17:18:17+08:00 August 16th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

Reading as therapy? I now have a solid excuse for spending hours indulging in one of my favourite pastimes! Bibliotherapy is defined as ‘an expressive therapy that uses an individual's relationship to the content of books and poetry and other written words as therapy’ (Wikipedia). Intrinsically I understand that reading can introduce different insights, increase knowledge, capture imagination and inspire. However reading, whether it be self-help books, philosophical texts, or