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Psychological Therapy and Counselling

Professionally qualified psychologists can assist in most matters of personal problems

Counselling is provided by a psychologist where attempts are made to raise the awareness of the client to their inner self and strength to utilise their own personal strength to reduce the factors that are impacting on the healthy functioning of their daily life.

Presenter: Associate Professor Warrick Brewer MAPS Prof Warrick Brewer is an Honorary Associate Professor & Principal Research Fellow in the University of Melbourne Department of Psychiatry and also in the Centre for Youth Mental Health, located at ORYGEN Youth Health- Parkville

This workshop offers:
  • 1. provision of clinical insights for increasing engagement;
  • 2. a summary of neural processing and clinical signs of compromised development with a view to formulating the relative impact of genetic risk, brain injury, cognitive ability, environmental compromise, personality and substance use on presentation;
  • 3. identification of and response to unmet emotional need arising from common threats to healthy development;
  • 4. an understanding of angerís nature and function;
  • 5. management of violence;
  • 6. advancement of emotional intelligence including recognition and articulation of the emotional self and structured self-identity;
  • 7. and introduction to a 6-session treatment manual for engaging and managing violent young men.
  • 8. importance of cultural competency in assessment, management and treatment.