What Works For Depression?

Course Duration: ONE DAY
Holistic tools for recovery. One in five Australians are diagnosed with clinical depression in our lifetimes, but a majority of us experience some form of depression at some point in our lives.

This practical and accessible workshop is firmly focused on evidence-based information about what actually works for managing and recovering from depression and provides a suite of tools and approaches which anyone can use in a personal or professional context.

Along with providing often surprising information about the nature and trajectory of depression, we explore and sample a diverse range of methods and techniques which can be selected and combined, to suit individual needs and preferences.
 

Content covered includes:

  • Understanding depression and its types
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Causes and risk factors

What works: exploring treatments, services and approaches:

  • Medical treatments
  • Psychological treatments
  • Complementary therapies
  • Diet and lifestyle factors
  • Social factors
  • Self-help and other alternatives

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Post-course contacts for help and advice.
  • Certificate of attendance.

Individual bookings

See our calendar for all scheduled courses & book a space online now.

Group bookings

If you have a team/group of people that require training, feel free to book online on any upcoming public course. However, we can also provide dedicated courses just for you - at our premises or yours - from our catalogue or bespoke. Please contact us so that we can discuss your exact needs.

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