Peta Slocombe – 9 NewsPsychologist
Humans are generally good in a crisis. We have a fight, flight, freeze or fall response, but we are less wired for a marathon of distress over long periods like the current financial climate. We’re facing rising mortgage rates, escalating costs of living and that’s on top of years of covid uncertainty. Psychologist Peta Slocombe joins Monica Kos on 9 News to talk about Chronic Financial Distress Syndrome – what is it and who’s affected.