'Mental bites' webinar series - Interpersonal Therapy- a practical guide using a trauma lens
On-demand recorded 1 Dec 2022
‘Mental bites’ is a new lunch-time series with bite-sized information presented by the Psychological Medicine Specific Interest group. In the tenth webinar and final of the series, Inter-Personal Therapy (IPT) will be discussed with Dr Cathy Andronis (GP, Chair, RACGP Psychological Medicine and Family Therapist). IPT is an important and useful FPS (Focussed Psychological Strategy) for mood disorders that is often overlooked. With its origins in depression research, it has evolved to include practical techniques that are easily implemented in general practice for many problems including grief and eating disorders.
- 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 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.