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A psychologist is a person who studies normal and abnormal mental states, perceptual, cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by experimenting with, and observing, interpreting, and recording how individuals relate to one another and to their environments.

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    Child psychologist

    6 year old, interim IVO with contested hearing date pending. Child lives with mother, sees father every second weekend. Court Orders allow father to (a) facetime regularly and (b) have mid-week access - neither of which father has taken up. Mother has had to make all medical and educational...
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    VIC Can I make my ex pay medical expenses?

    My ex and I separated shortly after I fell pregnant a few years ago. He had very limited contact with our daughter as a baby and then told me never to contact him again so she has not seen him since, but we have reached out a number of times. He now has another family and will not reply to my...
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    QLD Parental Alienation from ex Mother-in-law

    Hi, so I have a question about how to best move forward with a situation. I will keep emotion out of it, and just state the relevant facts, but happy to share more if needed. I left my ex-husband 2.5 years ago due to domestic violence. He has a DVO (now expired), that he admitted to - all...
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    QLD Separated for More than 5 Years - Ex Refusing Mediation?

    Hi, guys. TLDR - go to last paragraph... Here's a basic rundown of what's going on: 1. Ex left 5 years ago to be with the guy she was having an affair with, who then became her de facto. 2. Initially, she did not want the kids and then decided on a 3/7 shared custody basis, and, once she...
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    QLD Forced Demotion - Help with Dealing with HR and Employment Contract?

    Hi there, I am currently employed by a large government organisation that comprises of multi sites within a district. I went on stress leave using my sickness or health insurance from a management position due to bullying and mental fatigue in June of 2017. In October of 2017, I was cleared by...
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    SA Ex Withholding Son's Passport - Help?

    Hi, My son's Father has his passport in his possession and is ignoring me when I ask for it. We have a holiday booked for August 2019 which he is aware of. Background: Ex took our son away to NZ on holiday in 2017. I signed and provided parental content for him to get our son's passport. Now...
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    QLD Family Court - Mother Lying About Residence of Child?

    Hi all, I was wondering what the family court's view would be (if any) on a child living permanently with his maternal grandmother when the mother is informing the family court the child is living with herself? Since September 2018, the child has informed us, his teachers and his psychologist...
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    VIC Bullied Whistle Blower of Child Exploitation Boss - What to Do?

    Hi there. First time posting. I wish to take legal proceedings against my workplace after a series of events which escalated severely after I reported a lower management level supervisor (aged in his fifties) for showing me child pornography and clearly detailing his sexual dealings with...
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    NSW Can I Sue for Slander and Manipulation?

    Last year, I moved back home to care for my mother who was diagnosed with terminal cancer and given months to live. Her neighbour's behaviour during the time I was caring for her and also since mum has passed away was manipulative, damaging and I now wish to pursue this legally if possible...
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    VIC Is this a Workplace Bullying Case?

    Hello Forum Readers, Would like some help on this matter that I am facing. Sorry for the enormous length as I have tried to be as impartial as possible. Would this be a case of workplace bullying or something else? I am remotely managed by a manager in Qld (as per formal org-chart) and...