Mental Podcast Show

Today on Mental Work, Bron is joined by Carly Dober (Psychologist and Director of AAPi) to unpack the question, ‘Can I be a good therapist if I have lived experience?’ They chat about ?? How having lived experience can inform your work as a psych ?? Myths about therapists with mental illness ? Changes in attitudes among psychs towards lived experience practitioners ?? Why peer-led work is super cool.

Mental Work is the podcast unpacking the challenges faced by early career psychologists, so they don’t have to go it alone. Hosted by Dr Bronwyn Milkins.


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Producer: Michael English

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