'Mental bites' webinar series - Insomnia
On-demand recorded 6 Oct 2022
‘Mental bites’ is a new lunch-time series with bite-sized information presented by the Psychological Medicine Specific Interest group. GPs are aware of mental health assessments, diagnosis, and management, but this series will be an opportunity to learn more about how to do the work - the micro-skills of engagement, forming safe and effective therapeutic alliances and communication with patients. The eighth webinar will cover Insomnia, offer a practical skill to use when communicating with patients and include a Q&A with an expert in this field.
- To identify micro skills available to engage with patients and their mental health
- Apply techniques to form safe and effective therapeutic communication with patients
This event attracts 1 CPD points
This event is part of 'Mental bites' webinar series. Events in this series are:
Dr Cathy Andronis
Chair, RACGP Specific Interests Psychological Medicine
Dr Cathy Andronis works as a GP and psychotherapist in inner Melbourne and is a qualified family therapist.
She is RACGP Specific Interests Psychological Medicine Chair, a member of the Victorian RACGP–RANZP liaison subcommittee, and is the RACGP representative for Mental Health Australia and the MHPN clinical education committee.
Cathy is an experienced facilitator of case consultation groups for the RACGP and the Australian Society for Psychological Medicine (ASPM) and a provider of clinical supervision. She is the GP lead at Deakin University Eastern Health Clinical School.
Dr Alexander Sweetman
Dr Sweetman is a research associate at Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, National Centre for Sleep Health Services Research, Flinders University, South Australia.