How to Have Challenging Conversations for Rural Health Professionals

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  • How to engage with people in your practice that have experienced trauma, what to look out for and how to approach challenging conversations with people that might be at risk.


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Dr Vered Gordon

Dr Vered Gordon has been working in general practice for over 25 years. In recent years she has focused specifically on the areas of mental health and counselling. Dr Gordon worked for several years as the General Practice Education Program Developer for the Black Dog Institute, developing and facilitating education in mood disorders for mental health professionals in both urban and rural settings throughout Australia.

Dr Guy Gordon

Dr Guy Gordon is a General Practitioner who in recent years has focussed on mental health and has undergone further training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as well as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a form of MiCBT (mindfulness integrated CBT). He also works as medical educator for the Black Dog Institute NSW facilitating Mood disorder workshops for GPs.


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# How to Have Challenging Conversations for Rural Health Professionals

Presenters: Dr Guy Gordon and Dr Vered Gordon


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