Tuesday 23rd October 2018. 7pm – 8.30pm
(hosted by Families 4 Families WA)
Topic: ‘Integrated Approaches in Mental Health’
Guest presenters: Dr Sanjeev Sharma and Scott Brandreth
Venue: The Carer Centre, 182 Lord Street, Perth (venue kindly supported by Helping Minds and Carers WA)
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Dr Sanjeev Sharma is a Consultant Psychiatrist with an interest in General Adult Psychiatry. Dr Sharma has worked across various streams at Royal Perth Hospital and continues to work in acute settings in the public sector, alongside his dedicated practice at Abbotsford Psychiatry. He is currently completing his Fellowship in Addiction medicine from the Royal College of Physicians (RACP), Fellowship of Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM) and Masters in Clinical Nutrition.
With a treatment philosophy that combines both eastern and western medicine, Dr Sharma offers a holistic approach to healing and believes that each patient is unique and should be treated as such. He places great emphasis on lifestyle and dietary choices. As part of the treatment interventions he carries out advanced pathology to create treatment plans tailored for each patient, in conjunction with a pharmaceutical and psychological approach.
Scott Brandreth is an experienced, registered psychotherapist and counsellor with a Master’s Degree in Integrative Psychotherapy from the University of Birmingham (UK) snd Graduate Diploma of Secondary Education (ECU). Scott has a strong interest in Attachment Theory, Object Relations and neuroscience-based psychodynamic therapies. He has completed Level 3, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) training and incorporates this clinical treatment, where appropriate, helping people with issues including trauma, pain relief, anxiety and eating disorders. Scott is experienced in Dialetical Behavioural Therapy approaches with clients in inpatient, daypatient and community settings and facilitates several DBT skills-based groups. Scott has lectured in the UK and Australia on issues including Mentalization-Based Therapy (MBT) trauma and self-harm, therapeutic boundaries in inpatient settings, Yoga as an adjunct to psychotherapy and addiction as attachment disorder.