Psychology for Writers
Looking for inspiration? Interested in deepening your understanding of human psychology but too busy to get across the extensive literature? Looking for a fresh angle in your writing?
The psychology literature is vast and it’s not easy to distill the most relevant content from the wealth of published information. In this program, I’ve done the hard yards for you, trawling through the literature to find interesting facts that will put a huge range of knowledge at your fingertips, ready to flow straight into your storyline. With a diverse range of topics drawn from biological, developmental, personality, cognitive, social, financial and abnormal psychology, every week you’ll receive insight into the human psyche that you can use straight away in your writing.
Subscribe today and take your understanding of human nature to the next level. Read more...
Goodbye Stage Fright
Do nerves hold you back when you have to perform in front of other people? Is your lack of confidence as a public speaker limiting your career prospects? Are you a live performer (singer, actor, musician, dancer, comedian etc) who suffers badly with stage fright? If so, you're far from alone.
Stage fright - referred to in the literature as performance anxiety - is a common problem. The good news is that it responds positively to some fairly simple interventions. This is not something you have to just live with. Learn how you can make it work for you instead of against you.
This online program will show you how to manage performance anxiety to improve your performances and prevent nerves from undermining your outcomes. Don't let stage fright limit your prospects. There's a world of opportunity on the other side of it. Read more...
Peak Performance psychology for writers
Turn today’s criticism into tomorrow’s success. Build the self-confidence to thrive in a tough, competitive industry. Develop the work habits that turn good to great. Make mental toughness your competitive edge today.
Is low self-confidence holding you back? Are the rejection slips getting too much? Are you struggling with criticism and self-doubt? Are you suffering from writer’s block? Or do you simply want to develop your full potential and maximise your chances of having a long, successful writing career?
Writing is a mind game and this online course will teach you how to win the inner game.
The Peak Performance Psychology for Writers course is an online program that will show you how to build the psychological strengths that drive high performance.
Give your dreams a chance. Who knows where they might lead? Read more...
Peak Performance Psychology for Performers
Build the self-confidence to deliver a top notch performance, no matter how tough the circumstances. Develop the practice habits and resilience that will maximise your chances of success. Get the mental edge that will help you go the distance in a competitive industry.
Performing is tough and, ultimately, it’s what you draw on internally that makes the difference.
It's not easy to be a performer in today's world, yet our world needs stories and emotional connection and laughter more than ever.
Don’t die with your music still in you! The Peak Performance Psychology for Performers course is an online program that will show you how to build the psychological strengths that drive high performance. Read more...
Have you ever wished you had someone walking alongside you through the peaks and troughs of your professional journey? Someone who understands the challenges and knows their way through the maze? In this program, I provide one-on-one coaching via Skype or phone to help you implement your plans and achieve your professional goals. Read more...
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Qualifications & Memberships
- M.Phil. (Psych. ANU)
- Graduate Teaching Programme (Adult Ed. ANU)
- Grad. Dip. App. Fin. (Kaplan Professional)
- Grad. Dip. Psych. (UC)
- B.A. (1st Class Hons. Psych. ANU)
- Full Member, Australian Psychological Society
- Member, ACT Writers Centre
- Accredited Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Practitioner
- Accredited practitioner for the full suite of SHL occupational instruments (eg. OPQ, Verify)
- Accredited Lominger Voices Capability Framework and 360 Degree Feedback Report Practitioner.
- Accredited Full Circle 360 Degree Feedback Practitioner.