Events 2020


Trauma and Pain Management Services Pty Ltd

Date: Tuesday 10 November 2020
Time: 7.00pm – 8.00pm (AEDT)
Location: Webinar (register here)

 ‘Change your brain, change your pain’
Increased understanding of the human brain is changing our understanding and treatment of chronic pain. In this one hour webinar you will learn about the role of the brain in pain and how to use this knowledge to change the brain activity that maintains pain

• How does normal pain become chronic pain?
• Why does chronic pain exist?
• How your brain produces pain
• 2 mind-body analgesic pathways
• 5 brain strategies to change your pain


Western Victoria Primary Health Network – Progect ECHO Persistent Pain

Date: Wednesday 28 October 2020
Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm (AEDT)    
Location: Webinar (register here)

The Project ECHO Persistent Pain Series is an online multi-session and multi-disciplinary Community of Practice aiming to enhance knowledge of evidence-based pain management treatments among primary health clinicians. Next sessions: 28 October Dr Marilla Druitt (Gynaecologist and Obstetrician) and Shan Morrison, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist; November 11 Dr Angela Chia Pelvic Pain Management Specialist and Shan Morrison. For more information or to enrol go to the website.


Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service

Date: Wednesday 11 November 2020
Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm (AEST)    
Location: Microsoft Teams. Email to register.

This event is a digital catch-up for psychology staff of the Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service. The event will be hosted via Microsoft Teams and will include a range of information and education with a focus on the psychological management of pain.


Latrobe Regional HospitalDate: Monday 9 November 2020

Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm (AEDT)    
Location: Zoom

Virtual lunch for Psychologists at Latrobe Regional Hospital to celebrate Psychology Week.


Psychology Melbourne

Date: Wednesday 11 November 2020
Time: 10:00am (AEDT)
Location: Online. Register here.

We experience emotions as a set of sensations or feelings in our bodies. Sometimes these feelings are pleasurable as with joy and connectedness. Sometimes these feelings are uncomfortable, even painful, like anxiety, grief and rage. In this workshop, join experienced Psychologist and Presenter Orly Miller, and learn functional coping mechanisms for emotional pain and gain a deeper understanding of the ways in which we try to avoid experiencing emotional discomfort and pain.


Psyched TAS

Date: Sunday 8 November – Saturday 14 November 2020
Time: 7:00am – 7:00pm
Location: 202 Davey St, Hobart 7004

There will be a display of information presented for the duration of Psychology Week. This is will be accessible on a large wall at the front of the building on the major arterial road.


Whittlesea psychology

Date: Sunday 8 November – Saturday 14 November 2020
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Whittlesea Specialist Centre, 3/81 Church Street, Whittlesea, VIC 3757

There will be information packs available at Whittlesea Specialist Centre, for the general public to access, for the duration of psych week 2020.


DPV HealthDate: Wednesday 11 November 2020

Time: 1:30pm – 5.30pm (AEDT)
Location: DPV Health Medical Centre, 42-48 Coleraine Street, Broadmeadows, VIC 3047

Psychology week stall: information about psychology week, pain management, health psychology, mental health services and counselling services.


City of Burnside Library

Date: Wednesday 11 November 2020
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm (ACDT)    
Location: Burnside Library: 401 Greenhill Road, Tusmore, SA 5065

Psychologist Karen Stevens, Principal at ProMind Psychology who has consulted for the Adelaide Chronic Pain Clinic, will speak about how psychological treatments can be effective in improving function and reducing distress associated with pain. Also, Exercise Physiologist Christian Cirocco from Movement in Mind, who will speak about the importance of movement for living with persistent pain and share practical and share practical and engaging pain science. All welcome. Bookings essential. Register here.


Lavarack Health Centre

Date: Sunday 8 November – Saturday 14 November 2020
Time: 7:30am – 4:00pm (AEST)
Location: Lavarack Health Centre, Lavarack Barracks, Townsville, QLD 4813

There will be a private static display for Defence members and health centre staff regarding persistent pain and the role of psychology. The static display will be present for the duration of Psychology Week.


Gold Coast Family Services

Date: Sunday 8 November 2020
Time: 8:00am – 9:00pm (AEST)
Location: Shop 25, 221 Christine Ave
Varsity Lakes, QLD 4227

Information session. Meet and greet our friendly Psychologist and have a chance to discuss your pain and treatment options available at Gold Coast Family Services.