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Mental Health, Video - 2 years ago

Dylan Buckley: A Tackle Your Feelings story

Former Carlton player Dylan Buckley struggled to find his identity in his five seasons at the Blues amid some injury and form issues. But a move to Sydney, after an uncertain period in his life when he was unsure whether he would receive another AFL contract, to join the Giants, turned out to the best thing for him. Buckley found an outlet away from the field and developed his hugely-popular Dyl and Friends podcast that allowed him to discover his “purpose”.

Mental Health - 2 years ago

How might COVID-19 impact you?

Information to assist with understanding, recognising and managing the signs of mental health during COVID-19.

Blog - 2 years ago

From the TYF Program Manager’s desk…

TYF Program Manager Nick Walsh discusses the challenges, opportunities and highlights Tackle Your Feelings has faced so far this year.

Ambassador, Mental Health - 2 years ago

Managing the emotions of the team and individual during a challenging time

How do you manage the emotions of your players during a challenging time? GWS Giants coach Leon Cameron shares his ways.

Ambassador, Mental Health - 2 years ago

The mental side of injuries: rehab and recovery

"Early on in my time with the rehab group I became insular and reserved... But over time I learnt to lean on my support networks more than I ever have before."

News - 2 years ago

Tackle Your Feelings joins CoachAFL

The Tackle Your Feelings program is now part of the CoachAFL platform.

Ambassador, Mental Health - 2 years ago

Managing pressure and expectations on and off-the-field

"Each game I felt like I had given my all to everything both physically and mentally but I would still be questioning my own leadership or performances."

Blog, Mental Health - 2 years ago

To spray or not to spray? Considerations around providing feedback during games

Tackle Your Feelings Program Psychologist Guy Little looks at the key considerations when providing feedback to players in-game.

News - 3 years ago

TYF recruits local psychologists to help coaches

Tackle Your Feelings has formed a partnership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS) to up skill community Aussie Rules coaches in mental health education.

Blog, Mental Health - 3 years ago

Therapist v therapeutic… What’s the role of a coach?

Coaches have told me that they wear many hats – first-aider, guider, director, trainer, mentor (the list goes on), and therapist. The therapist hat, however, doesn’t have to be one of them, but a therapeutic hat may be a much better fit. So, what’s the difference between being a therapist and being therapeutic? This blog is going to tease out the difference.

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