Welcome to the Mater Wellbeing Centre. We have created this online resource to support our patients. We list useful tools and recommendations for mental wellbeing including relaxation and mindfulness techniques, mobile apps, books, guided breathing exercises and more. We'll continue to add more resources, so please do check back regularly.

Mindfulness & Meditations

Click on the below links for free audio mindfulness resources provided by our Psychologists here in the Mater Hospital.

Helpful tips

Please click on the below for free resources created by the Mater Psychology Department. We will continue to add helpful documents on understanding mindfulness, managing anxiety, low mood and more.

Helpful websites

Please click on the below links to access some helpful external websites that have resources including relaxing breathing exercises, guided meditations and other tools to help manage your mental health.

Helpful books

  • Mind over Mood by Dennis Greenberger & Christina Paedesky 
  • The Compassionate Mind by Paul Gilbert 
  • Overcoming Depression by Paul Gilbert 
  • Overcoming Anxiety by Helen Kennerley
  • Overcoming Social Anxiety by Gillian Butler
  • The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook by Ed Bourne
  • Change for the better by Elizabeth McCormack Wilde
  • ​The mindful way workbook by Teasdale, Williams & Segal 
  • Mindfulness for health: A practical guide to Relieving Pain, Reducing Stress and Restoring Wellbeing by V Burch & D Penman

Helpful apps

You can download apps to your mobile phone. Some of our recommendations are:

  • CALM
  • Headspace
  • Portal
  • Stop, Breathe & Think