In our Prevention is Cure podcast, Professor Grant Schofield challenges mainstream medicine, talks with leading experts and shares the latest science and tools to have a happier and healthier life.
This season we’re talking mental health. We’ve become really concerned about the lack of translation of what science knows into what medicine does.
This episode Prof Grant Schofield talks to PREKURE’s resident Psychologist Sophia Dawson. Sophia outlines the roles of different mental health professionals and what ‘going to a psychologist’ might look like. Catch their discussion as they delve into:
- Mental health presentations from the common (anxiety and depression) to the not so common (schizophrenia, psychosis, and personality disorder)
- Different types of theories and therapies – like CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)
- ACT – What is it and how does it work? And find out how you can use these powerful tools to develop psychological flexibility, for your own benefit, and also to help others
“In ACT we don’t describe thoughts and feelings to be positive or negative. It’s either helpful or unhelpful, workable or unworkable. The idea that suffering being inherent in the human experience certainly isn’t new and ACT really just normalises that as a part of being human.” – Sophia Dawson