Focused Psychological Therapies in General Practice





Sat 7 - Mon 9 October 2017

HETI North Parramatta Campus


RACGP 40 QICPD points
ACRRM 30 PRPD points

QI & CPD accredited activity with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Accredited Activity with the General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC)
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACCRM)

About the workshop

This three day workshop is designed to educate and instruct GPs in key Focused Psychological Therapies. Education and skills training will be provided in Motivational Interviewing, Behavioural and Cognitive Behavioural Strategies, Relaxation Therapy and Mindfulness. Instruction and training will be provided by A/Prof Grant Blashki (University of Melbourne), Dr Catherine Cahill and Ms Natalie Glaser in formats that are both informative and interactive.

In addition, highly credentialed representatives of the consumer and carer communities will provide insight and understanding about the role and effects that psychological therapies and general practice play in their experiences with mental illness.

Who should attend

General Practitioners and AGPT registrars who require skills training in focused psychological strategies or would like an update of their skills.

What is involved?

GPs who enrol in this workshop will be provided with a comprehensive guide and associated readings which they are expected to complete before attending the workshop. A pre-workshop evaluation will also need to be completed.

Following the workshop, GPs will need to complete a post-workshop evaluation along with all assessment activities by the due date outlined in the Active Learning Module.


To register your attendance at a General Practice workshop, please complete the registration form at the link below.

If you have any questions about the GP workshops or your enrolment, please contact Neridah Callaghan on 02 9840 3833 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Register Online

    North Parramatta Campus

Building 101, Cumberland Hospital
5 Fleet Street, North Parramatta
NSW 2151

   (02) 9840 3833
   (02) 9840 3838

    Gladesville Office

Building 12, Gladesville Hospital
Shea Close, Gladesville
NSW 2111

   (02) 9844 6551
   (02) 9844 6544