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  1. THIS WAY UP: Clinically Proven Online Courses for Mental Health & Chronic Pain, Helping 9,800 Clinicians and 36,000 Individuals

    THIS WAY UP provides online courses for a variety of mental health disorders using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Jointly designed and developed by Professor Gavin Andrews and his team of psychiatrists…

  2. Q&A with Dr. John B. Arden: Author of 15 Brain-Based Books and Kaiser Permanente’s Director of Training, California (2000-‘16)

    Dr. John B. Arden is a leader in the field of brain-based therapy, which is the integration of neuroscience and psychotherapy. His work gels what is currently known about the…

  3. Q&A with Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor: Stroke Recovery Advice for Patients and Caregivers

    One morning in 1996, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor woke with a pounding pain behind her left eye. At first, brushing the pain off, she hopped on her cardio glider as…

  4. The Pink Elephants Support Network: A Resource for GPs Wanting to Help Women Who Have Miscarried

    Sam Payne’s first miscarriage was emotionally traumatic. In the aftermath, she found herself alone reading through horror stories online about never being able to give birth again. She had no…

  5. The Happiness Trap: A Conversation with Dr. Russ Harris on the Foundations of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

    You may be familiar with Dr. Russ Harris if you’ve read his best selling book, The Happiness Trap. You may have even attended one of his courses, considering he’s trained…

  6. Patient Privacy: A Collaboration that Places Patients at the Centre

    Arguably, privacy has become one of the biggest issues facing our society today, particularly as our reliance on technology grows. Nowhere is this more evident than in the healthcare space,…

  7. Embrace: The Smartwatch that Detects Epileptic Seizures by Monitoring Skin Conductance and Alerts Caregivers

    Natasha’s Mum had been in the shower when she heard her phone issue an alarm indicating her daughter might need help. She ran out of the shower to her daughter’s…

  8. Tapering Off Pain Medication Safely: A Patient’s Perspective On What Opioid Withdrawal Actually Feels Like

    We talked to Travis Rieder PhD, a bioethicist who became dependent on opioids following a motorcycle accident. Travis shares what his experience with withdrawal felt like and how every doctor…

  9. Gamifying Rehabilitation: How Virtual Games Are Transforming the Lives of the Unwell and the Elderly

    It wasn’t long ago that gaming was viewed as nothing more than an exercise to kill time. To non-gamers, gamers were ‘no-hopers’ and ‘time wasters’ who lived in their parents’…

  10. A 30 Second Phone Call That Can Predict Parkinson’s: A Conversation with the Man Behind the Science, Max Little

    We talked to Max Little, MIT mathematician, TED Speaker, and the man behind the science that can predict Parkinson’s from voice recordings with 99% accuracy. Andy Grove was born to…

  11. A Revolutionary New Weapon for Combating Stress: The Soldierly Smartwatch App

    We talked to the founder and CEO of Soldier.ly, which has built a revolutionary new smartwatch app focused on improving the lives of veterans and others prone to high stress.…

  12. Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression: A Conversation with Johann Hari, New York Times Best Selling Author

    We sat down with Johann Hari, Cambridge social scientist, and New York Times best-selling author of Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression & the Unexpected Solutions.

  13. What 81 Million ‘Crisis’ Text Messages Can Teach Us About Mental Health

    They call me gay and fat and I don’t know what to say… I feel completely invisible… I want to die or run away… I’m recovering from anorexia but I…

  14. The Search for Truth on Concussions and CTE, And How Australian Doctors Can Help

    We talked to Dr. Chris Nowinski who is a neuroscientist, author of the book, Head Games: Football’s Concussion Crisis, and CEO of Concussion Legacy Foundation. Chris’ TED Talk, which has…

  15. A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit — 5 Times More Successful than Cognitive Therapy

    We talked to TED speaker, Dr Judson Brewer, who specialises in addiction psychiatry and neuroscience and is Director of Research in Innovation at Brown University’s Mindfulness Centre. Judson’s TED Talk, which…

  16. The Science of Sleep, And the Noise that Induces Deep Sleep

    We talked to TED speaker, Dr Dan Gartenberg, an adjunct assistant professor at Penn State University, who may hold the key to a better nights sleep for all. Dan’s TED…

  17. The Role of Empathy in Drug Addiction: A Lesson From Vancouver’s Opioid Crisis

    We talked to TED speaker, Dr Mark Tyndall, Director of UBC Centre for Disease Control about what he has learned as co-lead investigator to North America’s first supervised injection site. Mark’s TED…

  18. The Importance of Patient Trust: A Conversation with Dr Ranjana Srivastava

    We talked to Dr Ranjana Srivastava, a Melbourne oncologist and regular columnist for The Guardian newspaper, about what patient trust means to her. We talked about why trust is important,…

  19. VVCS: Providing Free Support and Counselling for Veterans and Their Families

    Brenton Russell was going through a hard time. After working for 15 years as an Infantry Officer in the Army, he had become accustomed to the demands of military life….

  20. The Smoke Free App: Helping Patients Quit, And Quit for Good

    Kerry smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for 11 years. Although she had tried to quit smoking many times, she’d never managed to do so successfully — until she…

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