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Neuropsychotherapy for Depression

13 January, 2014

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Neuropsychotherapy for Depression
Applied Strategies for the Treatment of Depression

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Dr Pieter Rossouw
University of Queensland, Australia
Director of Mediros

9am to 5pm, Thursday 20th February 2014
Dunedin, NZ
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Seasons Greetings

17 December, 2013

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The team at Psychology Associates would like to wish you a happy holiday season and New Year.

Our office will close at 5pm on Friday, 20th December 2013 and re-open at 9am on Monday, 13th January 2014.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Sensitive Claims

18 November, 2013

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Have you or someone you know experienced a sexual trauma? If so, Psychology Associates can help. A number of our clinicians are registered with ACC Sensitive Claims to provide treatment for people who qualify. In fact, one of our newest clinicians — Paul Knox — has just been accepted to do Sensitive Claims work and is currently available for referrals. read more »

Working Healthfully

21 October, 2013

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Supporting positive mental health in the workplace is an exciting and important area of research and practice. A recent international conference on this topic highlighted 3 key components, which are:

1. Reduction of work-related risk factors for problems in mental health (e.g., bullying, job insecurity, long hours, poor safety at work);

2. Promotion of how workers can gain self-esteem from their work; and

3. Addressing existing mental health issues of workers, regardless of whether the cause is related to work.

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What Makes a Good Therapist?

2 September, 2013

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– Verbal fluency

– Warmth

– Acceptance

– Empathy

– Ability to identify client feelings

– Ability to develop strong therapeutic alliances with a variety of clients

– High attunement to client progress

– Use of treatment models based on solid science

– Ability to “implement those [science-based treatment] models with fidelity and clinical complexity…in ways that match to the clients”
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