An Indigenous Man has died: 5 Deaths In Custody In 4 Weeks. A week from the 30th anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Report. All of Australia’s violations of abuse are here: 2021 Human Rights Watch World Report.👇🏼#Justice4Australia #Auspol
A simple and powerful example how psychology, when applied properly, benefits us all: #Justice4Australia #Auspol

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5 Apr
Self-care for survivors: "Self-care" means looking after yourself. It means treating yourself as person who deserves care. Caring for yourself is often challenging for people who experienced child abuse or childhood trauma. #Justice4Australia 1/11
That’s because you were harmed by another person. Sometimes it was done on purpose. Other times it happened because that person had their own issues which stopped them caring for you. 2/11
When an adult neglects, hits, insults, abuses or ignores a child, the child comes to understanding that they aren’t worth much. Often this happens time and again. This often means that the child grows up believing that they don’t deserve to be loved or cared for – 3/11
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5 Apr
Complex Trauma Treatment: “Complex trauma is different to the trauma of a single incident. Single incident trauma is associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Survivors of complex trauma may experience PTSD and are at increased risk of PTSD. 1/24 #Justice4Australia
Yet the impacts of complex trauma are more extensive and debilitating than those of PTSD alone. People with complex trauma often develop complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C –PTSD). This is to be included in the upcoming ICD11. 2/24
What is complex trauma treatment? `[T]here is no one perfect trauma therapy’ (Shapiro, 2010). The core features of complex trauma treatment reflect clinical and neurobiological insights, including the role of the body. They have been informed by psychodynamic 3/24
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5 Apr
1) You absolutely can “redesign people’s brains” or I’d have no job: Neuroplasticity. They must desire to change first. 2) He said “the adversarial nature of parliament, empathy was not always key, your goal was to “take out” your opponent.” - Is ‘self-esteem’👇🏼1/2 #Auspol
Self-esteem’s competition (i.e. ‘to be special and above average’ aka ‘survival of the fittest’). Self-compassion’s collaboration (i.e. ‘kindness, common humanity, mindfulness’ aka ‘enlightenment’). Self-compassion is far more mature than self-esteem. Only that must change.👇🏼
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5 Apr
What is a Sociopath? Anti-Social Personality Disorder (ASPD): Part 4. This thread is a response from an anonymous person with ASPD to an original thread (Parts 1,2,3 below). The person is sharing his lived experience to help raise some awareness and break stigma with ASPD: 1/20
The person previously shared that his partner and he use a ‘card system’ for high risk situations, such as social ones, to prevent it turning into a disaster. Several asked if he could share the card system and what advice he has for how to deal with someone like him. 2/20
Important: This thread is NOT psychological advice from myself as a Psychologist. However, I will advise, that for any emergency call: 000. For Mental Health or Suicide Crisis Support call Lifeline: 131114. 3/20
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3 Apr
Australians: The brave have always fought for truth. Neuroscience finally confirms all wisdom traditions: awareness, compassion and action benefits us all. Now there’s no excuse for injustice. Only ignorance or the deliberate negative use of power. #Justice4Australia #Auspol 👇🏼
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3 Apr
#March4Justice worked: Goggle Box has delivered a clear message to Australians. Your efforts are changing Australia’s landscape. Morrison Government have not released Tharnicaa and Kopika #HomeToBilo. However, we can go to them: CI tourist hotspot. 1/2 #Justice4Australia #Auspol
CIConference2021: Date TBA. Attend CI with advocates to remind the world stage of Australia’s cruel and unlawful refugee crisis. Same-day city protests across the nation. If you can support this idea in anyway please DM this genius: @p3pp3rtr33z. #Justice4Australia #Auspol 2/2
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