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12 Jun
Assessment & intervention, Therapeutic theory & practice

Mental illness affects 45% of all Victorians in their lifetime and there has been a significant rise in the number of registered mental health clients...

24 Jun
Alcohol and other drugs, Therapeutic theory & practice

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an approach to having useful conversations about change. MI aims to address ambivalence about change and to...

10 Jul
Families & carers, Therapeutic theory & practice

The role of family in recovery from Borderline Personality disorder and other emotion dysregulation difficulties is widely recognised. Emotion...

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The therapeutic relationship is at the heart of mental health practice. Like all other relationships, the therapeutic relationship takes time to...


The co-occurrence of an intellectual disability or other developmental disability and mental illness presents several difficulties for the...


Consumers, health professionals and governments continue to report unacceptable rates of unemployment, loneliness, homelessness and poverty related to...

Related resources

Lived experience (peer) workforce supervision

Therapeutic theory & practice | 2019

In this video, Donna Matthews, Cate Bourke and DL Turnbull share some of their thoughts and experience about lived experience (peer) workforce supervision in clinical mental health services.

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History of lived experience work in Victoria

Consumer perspective | Families & carers | Therapeutic theory & practice | 2019

A brief history of lived experience (peer) work in Victoria, including a timeline of key events in mental health, social justice and lived experience work in Victoria and Australia

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