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Conversations with mental health experts. We speak to psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors, doctors, therapists and more. Their stories highlight the importance of thinking and talking about the mind - both for ourselves and to better understand those close to us.
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Episode 39
Counsellors Vs. Psychotherapist with Dr. Di Stow of PACFA
What is the difference between a counsellor and a psychotherapist? Today we’re speaking with Dr. Di Stow, the President of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) who will...
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Episode 38
Men and Mos with Dr. Zac Seidler of Movember
Today we’re speaking with Dr Zac Seidler is a clinical psychologist, researcher and leading men’s mental health expert. Zac currently holds dual roles as Director of Mental Health Training at Movem...
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Episode 37
Research Insights on Relationships and Conflicts with Prof Gery Karantzas
Dr. Gery Karantzas, is an Associate Professor and Director of the Science of Adult Relationships (SoAR) Laboratory at Deakin University and is one of Australia’s leading relationships experts. Prof...
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Episode 36
Eating Disorders with Dr. Utpala from The Butterfly Foundation
Today we’re speaking with Dr. Ranjani Utpala, the Clinical Director of The Butterfly Foundation. Dr. Ranjani Utpala is the clinical psychologist who has specialised in working with eating disorders...
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Episode 35
Borderline Personality Disorder with Prof Andrew Chanen
We’ll take a deep dive in Personality Disorder, specifically looking at Borderline Personality Disorder again. We’ll be speaking with Prof. Andrew Chanen, a psychiatrist. He is Head, Personality Di...
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Episode 34
Case study: The Time I Thought Mum Would Kill Me
Today we speak with 'Lucy' (not her real name) about her journey of living with, and managing, a mother with borderline and bipolar. We look at the impact a serious mental illness can have on famil...
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Episode 33
Psychopaths with Professor James Ogloff
Prof James Ogloff is a University Distinguished Professor of Forensic Behavioural Science and Director at the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science at Swinburne University of Technology. In this ...
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Episode 32
Is Low Cost Mental Health Support Possible with Amber Rules
Amber Rules is the co-founder and director at Rough Patch - one of the few brick and mortar mental health social enterprises in Australia. Amber is a psychotherapist and a supervisor for other clin...
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Episode 31
ADHD with Professor David Coghill
Prof David Coghill is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who holds the Chair of Developmental Mental Health at the University of Melbourne. Professor Coghill has a particular interest in ADHD, dis...
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Episode 30
Couples Therapy and Cheating with Emma Cholakians
Emma Cholakians is a psychologist and director of a private practice in Melbourne, Australia (Couples Therapy) that specialises in relationship counselling and therapy. We discuss couples therapy a...
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