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Welcome to MHPN’s inaugural podcast which explores wellbeing and mental health. Listen to engaging conversations between mental health practitioners, as they reflect on a variety of topics related to mental wellbeing, interdisciplinary practice, and collaborative care. Subscribe to stay up to date.

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Welcome to MHPN’s inaugural podcast which explores wellbeing and mental health. Listen to engaging conversations between mental health practitioners, as they reflect on a variety of topics related to mental wellbeing, interdisciplinary practice, and collaborative care. Subscribe to stay up to date.

    A Conversation About… Anger and Mental Health: Why Do People Get Angry?

    A Conversation About… Anger and Mental Health: Why Do People Get Angry?

    Tune in as Clinical Psychologists Mark Creamer and Dr Tony McHugh are joined by Professor of Clinical Psychology, Glen Bates, to investigate the breadth of reasons people experience anger.Drawing on the literature, they explore the factors that contribute to anger and explain why some people are at greater risk of experiencing problematic anger. They touch on gender, socioeconomic status, occupation, environment, genetics and more to examine the elaborate network of factors that play into how...

    • 32 min
    A Conversation About… Anger and Mental Health: The Nature of Anger

    A Conversation About… Anger and Mental Health: The Nature of Anger

    Anger can affect many aspects of life, even as mundane as waiting in line at the grocery store. But what is anger, really?In this episode, Clinical Psychologists Mark Creamer and Dr Tony McHugh are joined by Senior Scientist at the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Dr Amy Adler, as they consider the definition of anger. During their conversation they explore its cognitive and behavioural components; its normality as a human ...

    • 32 min
    In The First Person: Suicidality and Bereavement

    In The First Person: Suicidality and Bereavement

    Join Lived Experience Practitioners India Guerrieri and Julie Rickard as they share their respective stories of a suicide attempt and suicide bereavement.Throughout their open, honest and candid conversation, India and Julie explore the guilt, shame and stigma surrounding suicide, including how finding the right support and sharing their experiences helped combat their feelings of isolation.Listen as they provide insight into the complexities of experiencing suicidal ideation or grieving a lo...

    • 35 min
    A Conversation About… Suicide: Combatting the Silence

    A Conversation About… Suicide: Combatting the Silence

    “So many people fall into the trap of wanting to ignore that this is happening at all to somebody.” - Jesse SheersIn this episode, lived-experience practitioners Jesse Sheers, India Guerrieri and Julie Rickard speak about the importance of breaking the silence and stigma around suicide.Drawing upon evidence-based theories and their own lived experience they ‘flip the script’ on common myths, offering insights on how to initiate and engage in conversations about suicide. They explore the signi...

    • 34 min
    A Conversation About... Mental Health and Music Therapy: Therapeutic Outcomes

    A Conversation About... Mental Health and Music Therapy: Therapeutic Outcomes

    Music therapy has the potential to help people both feel better and get better. In the final episode of this music therapy series, our host Clinical Psychologist Professor Mark Creamer, and Registered Music Therapists: Dr Jason Kenner and Dr Jennifer Bibb explore what music therapy aims to achieve, treatment goals and why change occurs.Expand your knowledge by hearing about the difference between individual and group sessions, the ways in which music therapy can meet short and long-term goals...

    • 30 min
    A Conversation About… Mental Health and Music Therapy: Exploring a Session

    A Conversation About… Mental Health and Music Therapy: Exploring a Session

    So much more than making music; music therapy provides a unique conduit to achieving client goals.In the second episode of this series about music therapy, our host Clinical Psychologist Professor Mark Creamer, and Registered Music Therapists: Dr Jason Kenner and Dr Jennifer Bibb explore what happens in a session. Tune in to learn how music therapists adapt their practice to help a broad range of client groups including premature babies and their parents, older people, people experiencing psy...

    • 31 min

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