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IGEA are Fundraising for CheckPoint: Let's Take This Boss Battle Offline

IGEA are Fundraising for CheckPoint: Let’s Take This Boss Battle Offline

We couldn't be more excited about this. The incredible people at IGEA are hosting a trivia night, and to celebrate Mental Health Month, the proceeds will be donated to CheckPoint to assist in our work connecting mental health resources with ...
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We're Filming The CheckPoint Series!

We’re Filming The CheckPoint Series!

Here at CheckPoint, we couldn't be more thrilled to let you know that we are well underway in filming The CheckPoint Series. After a long 30 days gaining momentum on Kickstarter, our audience showed us how much they care about ...
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What Pokemon teaches about Psychotherapy

What Pokemon teaches about Psychotherapy

This guest feature was written by Dr Neil R. Jeyasingam, Bsc(Med), MBBS, MBus, MPsych, Cert(Old Age), FRANZCP. He is a Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Philosopher and Player of Games. Buy his book (it’s pretty good!) (The following uses material reprinted with permission from ...
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Student Problems: Mental Health Insights from Game Dev Students

Student Problems: Mental Health Insights from Game Dev Students

This guest feature was written by Devon Wiersma, Game Designer and Writer. Some names in this article have been changed, but all stories are real-life examples from game development students.  If you feel affected by anything in this article, please ...
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The Psychosis of Super Mario

This guest feature was written by Dr Neil R. Jeyasingam, Bsc(Med), MBBS, MBus, MPsych, Cert(Old Age), FRANZCP. He is a Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Philosopher and Player of Games. Buy his book (it's pretty good!) It was Super Mario Bros 2, World 4-1, ...
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No Rx Needed: A Therapist Recommends Games Part 3

Disclaimer: This article is meant to be informational and not serve as assessment, diagnosis, or treatment of mental illness. If you feel you need help with a mental-health-related issue, you are encouraged to seek the professional expertise of a qualified ...
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A Guide to Coping Mechanisms as Described by Game Characters PART 3

A Guide to Coping Mechanisms as Described by Game Characters PART 3

This is Part 3 of 3. Part 1 | Part 2  If you struggle to cope, find yourself experiencing high levels of distress frequently, or compartmentalise emotions and actually feeling numb to things which should be upsetting, you may benefit ...
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A Guide to Coping Mechanisms as Described by Game Characters PART 2

A Guide to Coping Mechanisms as Described by Game Characters PART 2

This is Part 2 of 3. Part 1 | Part 3 If you struggle to cope, find yourself experiencing high levels of distress frequently, or compartmentalise emotions and actually feeling numb to things which should be upsetting, you may benefit ...
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A Guide to Coping Mechanisms as Described by Game Characters PART 1

A Guide to Coping Mechanisms as Described by Game Characters PART 1

What is a Defence Mechanism? Sometimes called “coping skills”, defence mechanisms are the psychological tactics we use to cope with situations that cause anxiety or distress. Each of us employs a mixture of different strategies in different amounts, and this ...
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(C) Campo Santo

No Rx Needed: A Therapist Recommends Games 2

Disclaimer: This article is meant to be informational and not serve as assessment, diagnosis, or treatment of mental illness. If you feel you need help with a mental-health-related issue, you are encouraged to seek the professional expertise of a qualified ...
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