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Understanding Depression and What to Do About it
Code: LEC-130519
Price: AU$10.00
Member Price: AU$0.00
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Understanding Depression and What to Do About It

Dr Monica O'Kelly, Clinical Psychologist
Monday, 13th May 2019

Brentwood Neighbourhood House
21A Bemersyde Drive

Berwick  VIC  3806

10.30am - 12:30pm (10.15am registrations)
$10.00 for general entry
FREE for ADAVIC Members


Depression is one of the major mental health problems affecting all communities with 8 to 12% of people suffering depression in their lifetime. In this presentation Dr O’Kelly will discuss the underlying factors that contribute to a person suffering from depression while outlining the different forms that depression might take. The symptoms of depression will be described so that they can be identified.

Dr O’Kelly will then explain the most effective interventions for their treatment. As suicidal ideation and behaviour can be a part of depression this will also discussed and explored. The red flag warning signs will be addressed and ideas will be given as to how to handle these situations.

Target Audience

The general public particularly those struggling with depression and their loved ones.

About the Presenter

Dr Monica O'Kelly is a Clinical Psychologist and Director of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Australia. She is Director of the Australian Institute for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy and an adjunct senior lecturer in the School of Psychology and Psychiatry at Monash University. Monica has trained in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy at the Albert Ellis Institute in New York and is an Associate Fellow of the Institute.

She has also completed the Extramural Training Program at the Beck Institute in Philadelphia and is a fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Monica has published many articles in the area of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. After leaving university, Monica worked as a psychologist with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of government and educational settings before going into private practice. In the thirty years Monica has been working as a psychologist, she has worked with clients suffering a range of problems.

How to Book

Please NOTE: You are purchasing an attendance to the lecture presentation (not an audio recording or transcript of the lecture)

  • Monies non-refundable (no credits available)   
  • Note:  A $3 administration fee will apply to invoices

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