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Reminiscence Therapy | Seminar Series on Ageing

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Date: Friday 12 October 2018
Venue: TD144 , Hawthorn Campus

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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.

Presenter

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.

The clinic also provides aged care professionals with mental health training and conducts research on the psychology of ageing.

Contact Information: Sunil Bhar
Email: sbhar@swin.edu.au Tel: +61 3 9214 8371