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The Brave Series: Part 3 – Helpful Thoughts

The third BRAVE session is titled ‘Activating helpful thoughts’, which is the “A” in the acronym BRAVE. As well as recapping knowledge from previous sessions, this session focuses on positive thinking. It brings up the idea that the thoughts you have directly affect the feelings you have. The session gives participants a range of tools…


The Brave Series: Part 2 – Outstanding!

I was much more impressed with session two of the BRAVE program. In this episode the program takes you through the first two letters of the acronym BRAVE. The first is ‘Body signs’ and the second is ‘Relaxation’. While the cartoon style and simplistic language still felt a little inappropriate for the demographic the program…

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The Brave Series: by Brianna McClean – Part 1

BRAVE is an online program that is an initiative of Beyond Blue. It aims to prevent and treat anxiety in 8 to 17 year olds. It uses cognitive behaviour therapy over a series of online sessions. The program is split up into two categories; 8 to 11 year olds and 12 to 17 year olds….