Bron is joined by Dr Averil Cook (Clinical Psychologist) to unpack the dilemma of how to actually be culturally competent in the therapy space. They talk about ?? What cultural competence is and why it’s essential for early career psychs ?? How to go about gaining competence in this area, especially with Indigenous Australians ? ‘Decolonising’ psychology ?? Do’s and don’ts for cultural competence. 

Mental Work is hosted by Dr Bronwyn Milkins, an Australian-based early career psychologist.


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