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On every episode you will hear inspiring conversations with leading experts in the fields of psychology, sports, personal growth, nutrition and other fields in order to gain clarity and understanding on how to deal with life in these exciting, yet challenging times. Your host, Nesh Nikolic, is a Clinical Psychologist based in Canberra, Australia with over 15,000 hours of 1-on-1 therapy experience. He’s trained in a number of therapy modes including Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Schema Therapy. Every week, Nesh will bring raw, down-to-earth and nonchalant talks right into your ears that are designed to make you think smarter and better so you can deal with life as it is - no sugar-coating or playing “happy.”

On every episode you will hear inspiring conversations with leading experts in the fields of psychology, sports, personal growth, nutrition and other fields in order to gain clarity and understanding on how to deal with life in these exciting, yet challenging times. Your host, Nesh Nikolic, is a Clinical Psychologist based in Canberra, Australia with over 15,000 hours of 1-on-1 therapy experience. He’s trained in a number of therapy modes including Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Schema Therapy. Every week, Nesh will bring raw, down-to-earth and nonchalant talks right into your ears that are designed to make you think smarter and better so you can deal with life as it is - no sugar-coating or playing “happy.”
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Australia

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On every episode you will hear inspiring conversations with leading experts in the fields of psychology, sports, personal growth, nutrition and other fields in order to gain clarity and understanding on how to deal with life in these exciting, yet challenging times. Your host, Nesh Nikolic, is a Clinical Psychologist based in Canberra, Australia with over 15,000 hours of 1-on-1 therapy experience. He’s trained in a number of therapy modes including Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Schema Therapy. Every week, Nesh will bring raw, down-to-earth and nonchalant talks right into your ears that are designed to make you think smarter and better so you can deal with life as it is - no sugar-coating or playing “happy.”

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@neshnikolic

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English


Episodes

#8 — Dr Antonio Di Dio, AMA's ACT President, on Mental Health, Hospital Beds and Acute Care

4/17/2019
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In this episode of the Better Thinking podcast, Nesh Nikolic speaks with Dr Antonio Di Dio about mental health, hospital beds and acute care in Australia's capital. Dr Antonio Di Dio is the Australian Medical Association's ACT branch president and general practitioner in his Canberra-based private practice. He is actively involved in helping medical practitioners and government entities to work closer together for a better doctor / patient outcome. Links: AMA Australian Capital Territory...

Duration:01:21:54

#7 — Rachel Menzies on Death Anxiety

4/10/2019
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In this episode of the Better Thinking podcast, Nesh Nikolic speaks with Rachel Menzie about death anxiety and links to mental health disorders. Rachel Menzies is a registered psychologist and lead editor of the book Curing the Dread of Death: Theory, Research and Practice, published by Australian Academic Press in 2018. She has published extensively on the causes of various disorders, including depression, OCD, panic disorder, illness anxiety, social anxiety, agoraphobia, generalised...

Duration:00:52:17

#6 — Dr Richard Hulme on Treating Complex Trauma

4/4/2019
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In this episode of the Better Thinking podcast, Nesh Nikolic speaks with Dr Richard Humle about treating complex trauma using Schema Therapy and Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Dr Richard Humle is a clinical psychologist with experience in working with a broad range of psychological challenges including trauma, substance-related and addiction challenges, depression and bipolar disorder. Links: Diagnosing and Treating Complex Trauma by Trudy Mooren and Martijn Stöfsel

Duration:01:08:27

#5 — NeLi Martin on Yoga, Mindfulness and Cultivating Awareness

3/27/2019
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In this episode of the Better Thinking podcast, Nesh Nikolic speaks with NeLi Martin about the relationship and integration of yoga, mindfulness and psychology. NeLi Martin is a psychologist in private practice based in Noosa, Australia. She uses mindfulness and evidence-based interventions in her clinical work. She also teaches yoga, dance and meditation, with a focus on integrating body and mind. Links: mindfulness-practice.com nelimartin.com facebook.com/mindfulnesspracticeaustralia

Duration:00:52:02

#4 — Gregg Chapman on Making Relationships Work

3/20/2019
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In this episode of the Better Thinking podcast, Nesh Nikolic speaks with Gregg Chapman about the Gottman Method approach to relationship counselling. Gregg Chapman is a psychologist with 38 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and couples. He previously worked as a teacher and school counsellor in primary and secondary schools and was a specialist Regional Assessment School Counsellor / Psychologist focusing on Specific Learning Disabilities. He currently works at...

Duration:00:54:30

#3 — Dr Kylie King on the Interplay Between Masculinity and Suicide

3/7/2019
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In this episode of the Better Thinking podcast, Nesh Nikolic speaks with Dr Kylie King about ABC’s ‘Man Up’ documentary, masculinity and suicide rates in Australia. Kylie King is a research fellow at the Centre for Mental Health in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne. She is also a psychologist. Her research focuses on male mental health and she recently led the randomised controlled trial of the impacts of the Man Up documentary, a novel...

Duration:00:49:09

#2 — Carlos Turini on Alternative Dispute Resolution

3/7/2019
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In this episode of the Better Thinking podcast, Nesh Nikolic speaks with Carlos Turini about Alternative Dispute Resolution and processes that enable parties to resolve their disputes without the need for litigation. Carlos Turini is an accredited specialist in family law, nationally accredited mediator and part of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee for the ACT Law Society. With his extensive experience and knowledge of Family Law, Carlos is committed to achieving the best...

Duration:00:51:52

#1 — Bruce Arroll on Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (FACT)

3/4/2019
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In this episode of the Better Thinking podcast, Nesh Nikolic speaks with Bruce Arroll about how he uses Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (FACT) to assist his clients in making rapid change in short 15 to 20 minute interventions. Bruce Arroll is a Professor of General Practice and Primary Health Care at the University of Auckland New Zealand and a practising GP at Greenstone Family Clinic in Manurewa in South Auckland. He does regular general practice and special consultations using...

Duration:00:55:40

Welcome to Better Thinking!

3/3/2019
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Welcome to the Better Thinking podcast! On every episode you will hear inspiring conversations with leading experts in the fields of psychology, sports, personal growth, nutrition and other fields in order to gain clarity and understanding on how to deal with life in these exciting, yet challenging times. Every week, Nesh will bring raw, down-to-earth and nonchalant talks right into your ears that are designed to make you think smarter and better so you can deal with life as it is - no...

Duration:00:05:08