Reminiscence Therapy | Seminar Series on Ageing
|Date:||Friday 12 October 2018|
|Time:||4:40PM to 6:00PM|
|Venue:||TD144 , Hawthorn Campus|
This talk will explore reminiscence therapy, a form of treatment which aims to enhance the wellbeing of older adults through reviewing past experiences, challenges, and successes.
Sunil Bhar is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Swinburne University of Technology and Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences. Sunil co-founded the Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults and runs an active research lab focusing on the emotional wellbeing of older adults and the mechanisms of reminiscence and cognitive-behavioural therapies. He is a diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapies, having spent four years working with Aaron Beck, MD investigating the efficacy of cognitive therapy for older adults. Sunil has maintained a clinical practice for the last 20 years.
About the Seminar Series
The Swinburne Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults presents an exciting series of seminars featuring guest presenters who are experts in the field of mental health and ageing to cover issues relating to late life conditions and treatments. In this seminar, Associate Professor Sunil Bhar will present a lecture titled "Reminiscence Therapy".
About the Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults
The Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults is a confidential counselling and support service for older adults living in residential and community settings. This service is run by psychology, counselling and social work students through Swinburne University of Technology.