abusive relationship

Ask Her: I think my friend is in an abusive relationship

In our latest Ask Her column, clinical psychologist Dr Lissa Johnson – who specialises in therapy, treatment, and counselling for individuals, couples and families – answers a question from a concerned reader: I think someone close to me is in an abusive relationship. What constitutes domestic violence? He’s not hitting her…

my child is being bullied

Ask Her: Help – My child is being bullied

In our latest Ask Her column, clinical psychologist Dr Lissa Johnson – who specialises in therapy, treatment, and counselling for individuals, couples and families – talks to us about bullying at school: Q: I have a feeling my child is being bullied at school but I don’t know how to open…

Dealing with anxiety as a single mum

Ask Her: Dealing with anxiety as a single mum

I just separated from my husband and I thought I dealt with it but now I am suddenly riddled with anxiety. So much so that it is very hard for me to function, work, look after my kids… I am on medication and seeing a psychologist but I want to…

Ask Her: How to help kids cope with divorce part 2

In our latest Ask Her column, clinical psychologist Dr Lissa Johnson – who specialises in therapy, treatment, and counselling for individuals, couples and families – shares more insight on how to deal with kids and divorce: My husband and I have decided to separate and ultimately get a divorce. I’m not sure…

Ask Her: How to help your kids cope with divorce Part 1

In our latest Ask Her column, clinical psychologist Dr Lissa Johnson – who specialises in therapy, treatment, and counselling for individuals, couples and families – talks to us about dealing with kids and divorce: My husband and I have decided to separate and ultimately get a divorce. I’m not sure how to…

Ask Her: What to do when your friend is in an abusive marriage

In our latest Ask Her column, clinical psychologist Dr Lissa Johnson – who specialises in therapy, treatment, and counselling for individuals, couples and families – answers our latest reader question: My friend has been in an abusive relationship for almost 10 years. It is more emotional, than physical abuse, but her…

Ask Her: How to get your mojo back

Editor’s note: Her Collective is opening its doors to questions from all women. It can be about relationships, trauma, love, life, motherhood and more. You can remain anonymous, of course. We promise not to reveal your information. For our first Ask Her column, clinical psychologist Dr Lissa Johnson – who specialises in therapy, treatment,…