AACBT Qld Pub Discussion: CBT for psychosis: Interventions supporting recovery
- Victoria Gore-Jones
Victoria Gore-Jones will be presenting a pub discussion titled “CBT for psychosis: Interventions supporting recovery”.
Do you have clients who have delusions, or auditory hallucinations? Come to this session to learn practical applications of CBT to help your clients.
‘Psychosis’ is a term used to describe a number of psychological symptoms that impact on a person’s understanding or perception of reality. It commonly occurs in late adolescence or early adulthood, and affects around 3 in every 100 people in Australia.1
In this talk Victoria with discuss her work in the field of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for psychosis as well as the specific issues faced by people who experience psychosis.
As CBT, in conjunction with medication, is the evidence-based treatment for psychosis, it is essential to apply these in both hospital and community settings.
Victoria will outline her individual work in this field and explore the effectiveness and practical aspects of CBT for auditory hallucinations and delusions.
A pub discussion is a relaxed opportunity to observe a presentation on an interesting topic regarding cognitive behavioural therapy. There are opportunities for the willing to engage in a discussion relating to the topic towards the end of the presentation.
Registration 6:15pm for a 6:30pm start, upstairs @ The Norman Hotel, 102 Ipswich Road (Enter by Qualtrough St).