PPP007: Quiet Confidence, Transitions and Leadership with Dr Tess Crawley

PPP007: Quiet Confidence, Transitions and Leadership with Dr Tess Crawley

In this episode of the Podcast I have the great pleasure of chatting to a woman who has moved from working largely in her profession of clinical psychology to working on her profession, and helping to enhance the well being and fulfil the potential of future leaders in psychology and mental health.

Dr Tess Crawley is a clinical and forensic psychologist from Hobart, Tasmania. She has spent more than ten years mentoring other psychologists and she’s seen the challenges that even the experts face in balancing work and life and well being. She’s a former university lecturer and now the Director of a busy multi-location private psychology practice. She’s also a former actor and owner of her own theatre company!  

PPP006: Mythbusting, neuroscience and a woman's brain with Dr. Sarah McKay

PPP006: Mythbusting, neuroscience and a woman's brain with Dr. Sarah McKay

Dr Sarah McKay is an Oxford educated neuroscientist who hung up her lab coat 10 years ago to teach, write and speak about brain health and applied neuroscience. She's the creator of The Neuroscience Academy - an online professional development program created exclusively for professionals working in the health, wellness, education and coaching industries.

She's also the author of recently released and fascinating read, ‘The Women’s Brain Book: The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness' and a professional napper!

PPP005: Destination: World Wide Wellbeing. A Chat About Strengths and Optimal Human Functioning with Dr. Suzy Green

PPP005: Destination: World Wide Wellbeing. A Chat About Strengths and Optimal Human Functioning with Dr. Suzy Green

In Episode 5 of the Potential Psychology Podcast I talk to Dr Suzy Green, Clinical and Coaching Psychologist and Founder of The Positivity Institute.

Suzy discusses 'performance and character strengths' - a foundation of positive psychology - and how they inform our career choices and energise us in the workplace. She shares inspiring stories of helping people to discover their strengths at work and the confidence, joy and awe that this brings.

 

PPP004: Rethinking the Naughty Corner: Helping Kids Manage Stress with Michelle Taylor

PPP004: Rethinking the Naughty Corner: Helping Kids Manage Stress with Michelle Taylor

In this episode of the Potential Psychology Podcast Ellen talks to Chelle Taylor, child and family psychologist, about helping kids to manage stress and anxiety. Chelle is an expert in neurodevelopment and she explains how our brain responds to stress and why, for some kids, that response can be extreme.

Chelle shares her tips for helping kids to manage their emotions - tips that apply to grown ups too - and she encourages us all to learn more about how our brain and emotions work in order to live happier and calmer lives.

PPP003: Power Posing in the Bathroom and Boosting Self Belief with Melanie Schilling

PPP003: Power Posing in the Bathroom and Boosting Self Belief with Melanie Schilling

In this episode of the Potential Psychology Podcast Ellen chat's to Mel Schilling, psychologist and relationship coach. You might know Mel as one of the experts on Married At First Sight Australia. As well as being a TV psychologist, Mel also works with organisations, individuals and the media on all things ‘relationship’, so everything from dating and intimacy through to business negotiation and influencing. In this episode Ellen and Mel explore:

  • Power posing 
  • Building confidence and self belief
  • Women and the workplace
  • Mel's tips for relationships, new and old, and
  • How she juggles a family in Bali with work in Australia.

PPP002: Playing Minecraft and Parenting in the Digital Age with Martine Oglethorpe

PPP002: Playing Minecraft and Parenting in the Digital Age with Martine Oglethorpe

Today I’m very excited to welcome parenting and e-safety expert Martine Oglethorpe from The Modern Parent to the podcast. Martine works with students and parents through schools and other organisations to help them safely and smartly incorporate technology into their lives.

In this episode Ellen and Martine talk positively about:

  • Why parents don't need to fear technology when it comes to their kids
  • Why parenting in the digital age is  just parenting and the same rules apply 
  • The importance of teaching kids to think critically about their technology use, and 
  • Martine's 9 questions to ask when it comes to kids and screen time.

PPP001: Screw Ups and Steps to Happiness with Dr Jo Mitchell

PPP001: Screw Ups and Steps to Happiness with Dr Jo Mitchell

Welcome to the first episode of the Potential Psychology podcast, with your host, Australian psychologist Ellen Jackson. 

In this episode Ellen interviews Dr Jo Mitchell, Director of The Mind Room - a wellbeing, psychology and performance clinic in the uber hipster inner-city suburb of Collingwood in Melbourne.

 

 

Jo tells us about her work with high performers, the benefits of screwing up and she gives us her tips for success, happiness and fulfilling your potential.Jo has really diverse interests in psychology, all with strong focus on helping high functioning people to maintain their balance, stay happy and well and sometimes bounce back from mental illness, burnout, or episodes of significant stress

PPP000: Welcome to the Potential Psychology Podcast

PPP000: Welcome to the Potential Psychology Podcast

And so it begins!

I’m very excited that you are here, joining me to launch the podcast - And this podcast is for you. I’ve created it to share the wisdom, knowledge, passion and experience of my amazing guests - and they are amazing - so that you can take what they know and use it to grow, flourish and continue to fulfil your potential.

In this first season we learn from, among others,