Posts by Maria Humphries

Research improves treatment outcomes for veterans

Research and trials are an important part of Phoenix Australia and the Anzac Centre. Worldwide, researchers are looking for new ways to help veterans who…

Creating ‘living’ guidelines for PTSD

In 2007, Phoenix Australia developed the first Australian guidelines for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. Now they are being developing into ‘living’ guidelines that…

Using work to help heal mental illness

The right type of employment can be an important step towards recovery for veterans experiencing mental illness. Traditional rehabilitation models use a ‘train and place’…

From the Navy to the corporate world

Emma Sharrock successfully transitioned from the Royal Australian Navy to running her own change management business. Her message to veterans considering the transition: Know the…

Collaborating with ESOs to support veteran mental health

On 29 April, the Centenary of Anzac Centre hosted more than 60 people from a range of ex-service organisations (ESOs) for a day of networking,…

Meet Dr Richard Bonwick

Our Practitioner Support Service team and consultants include veteran mental health experts from a range of disciplines. Dr Richard Bonwick is a Consultant Psychiatrist who…

Winter reading list

  Over the year, the team at the Practitioner Support Service have been talking to practitioners across Australia about veteran mental health topics. As well…

What are the latest developments in veteran and military mental health?

Professor Richard Bryant, Scientia Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales, shares his thoughts and insights. Professor Richard Bryant…

Harnessing technology for mental health

I have long believed that technology offers a way of reaching people with mental health problems, improving their experience and the effectiveness of treatment, as…

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