On today’s episode, the Brainwaves team is joined by Professor Eoin Killackey. Professor Killackey is Associate Director, Research and Head, Functional Recovery Research program at Orygen. The program develops and trials innovative treatments that help manage the functional recovery of young people. Professor Killackey discusses the current and potential role of technology, specifically virtually reality, in the treatment of a range of mental illnesses.
Dr Neil Thomas, Director National e-Therapy Centre, Swinburne University talks about updates with the SMART Research Project. For more information on the SMART project, visit www.smartinfo.org.au. Neil also discussed the recent International Consortium on Hallucination Research and talks about the different ways in which we think about the experience of auditory and visual hallucinations. For more information about The Voices Clinic, visit http://www.maprc.org.au/voices-clinic.
In our first episode for 2015, Joel, Kathy and Mark talk with Dr Neil Thomas from Swinburne University about S.M.A.R.T – an online trial technological research program providing personal recovery-focused resources, exercises and tools for Self Management And Recovery from serious mental illness.