Dr. Raquel Peel – Valentine’s Day Love Guru

Interview with Joel Reinke 4HI & 4LM 12 February, 2021. JR spoke with Dr Raquel Peel about self-sabotage for singles and couples and the importance of Valentine’s Day. JR 4HI & 4LM · Dr. Raquel Peel -Valentine’s Day Love Guru LISTEN OVER AT SOUNDCLOUD

Why do we sabotage love? | Tedx-Shorts

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How to be intimate during the coronavirus pandemic? | COVID-19 Special

Sex is one of the most basic human needs. But when coronavirus has made something as simple as a kiss or a hug taboo – it’s become tricky. So how we can get the physical intimacy we need? Interview on DW News 15 December, 2021. In this interview Ben Fajzullin talks to Stephanie Trachtenberg, Satisfyer […]

Bridgerton offers clever relationship advice.

This story contains spoilers for Bridgerton. Story found on The Conversation. Written by Raquel Peel 14 January 2021 In this article, Dr Raquel Peel talks about how an American streaming television period drama series created by Chris Van Dusen and produced by Shonda Rhimes,  Bridgerton, offers clever relationship advice — why friendship is the foundation […]

Love (and sex) in the time of COVID-19.

This story looks at how the pandemic has changed the way we pursue love and sex. And what might that mean in the longer term. Story found on Medical Republic Story written by Lydia Hales 15 December 2020 In this article Dr Raquel Peel talks about how fear is the biggest barrier to romantic commitment. […]

The importance of opening our hearts and reconnecting.

This holiday season University of Southern Queensland’s Dr Raquel Peel reminds us of the importance of opening our hearts and reconnecting Story found on USQ Twitter 10 November, 2020. Because it’s National Psychology Week, it’s important to bring awareness to the fact that coming up to the holiday season, it’s a time where there can […]

Connecting Toowoomba Singles face to face.

A new event is promising to connect Toowoomba singles face to face after months of mostly online dating, because of the pandemic. Story found on WIN News Toowoomba Facebook 29 October, 2020. A new event is promising to connect Toowoomba singles face to face after months of mostly online dating, because of the pandemic. Check […]

Separation anxiety: Are we anxious about leaving home once lockdown is over?

Separation anxiety is a common feeling that stems from developing an emotional attachment to something and then not wanting to give it away. by Emma Sullivan 5 October, 2020 Retrieved from The Beat With our daily case numbers lowering at a steady rate, there’s hope on the horizon and while it’s hard to remember what […]

Are You Dreading going back to the workplace?

You might be feeling separation anxiety from your home.  Written by Raquel Peel Team 11 September, 2020. Retrieved from The Conversation As some of us return to the workplace or are planning to do so in the future, we face the challenges of a changing environment of social distancing rules and restrictions. It might be […]

Why Do we Sabotage Love? A Thematic Analysis of Lived Experiences of Relationship Breakdown and Maintenance.

Abstract Although many individuals are searching for love, failure can often be the expected outcome. A previous study investigated self-sabotage in romantic relationships and explored how psychologists in practice understand this phenomenon. A repertoire of self-sabotaging behaviors was identified by practitioners, with possible reasons as to why this occurs. The present study was the first […]