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Evidence Based Relaxation Therapy

Event Details
Date: 22nd May 2019
Venue: Canberra, ACT
CPD hrs: 3
Cost:

$185

Organiser: Dr Judy Lovas
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Dr Judy Lovas demonstrates simple, evidence based techniques to enhance psychological and physical health. Review the latest and leading research in relaxation for pain, fatigue, anxiety, depression and PTSD. Experience benefits of effective relaxation skills for yourself! Discover easy ways to include regular, daily practice of evidence based relaxation. Learn to teach relaxation to clients, enhance their health and improve your clinical practice.

Social workers deal with people who experience psychological and physical stress. It is important to teach clients simple ways to reduce daily stress levels and improve well-being. This unique seminar demonstrates evidence based relaxation techniques that can easily be implemented into clinical practice. Social workers will understand the latest and leading research in relaxation for pain, fatigue, anxiety, depression and PTSD. This seminar also offers social workers to experience the benefits of effective relaxation skills for themselves. Discover easy ways to include regular, daily practice of evidence based relaxation. Learn to teach relaxation to patients, enhance their health and improve clinical practice.

Learning objectives

  • Examine latest evidence in Relaxation Therapies
  • Identify benefits for pain, anxiety, depression, PTSD and fatigue
  • Experience relaxation techniques
  • Demonstrate proficiency in teaching relaxation skills

Presenter details

Dr Judy Lovas offers unrivalled presentations in Evidence based Relaxation Therapy and Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology. Judy clearly translates current research into clinical relevance and shares her passion for PNI, the science of mind body health. Her seminars demonstrate ways to implement relaxation into daily life for anxiety, pain, PTSD, depression, sleep disorders and chronic inflammation. In tertiary education, Judy teaches psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, relaxation therapy and recently, cellular ageing and cellular health. Judy studied effects of massage therapy on immune function and demonstrated increased T and B cell function. Her PhD examined psychological and immunological outcomes of massage therapy and guided imagery on secondary conditions in people with spinal cord injury. Judy publishes articles and book chapters

Location and date

Hellenic Club of Canberra
The Aegean Room
Matilda Street
Woden, ACT 2606

22 May 2019

1:30-4:30pm

Cost

Standard: $185

Register to attend Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology also and pay $325 for both seminars

Registration and other information

Register here.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers