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Suite B, No 11 Aberdare Road, Nedlands 6009
Phone  (08) 9346 7262

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News, February 2004

On Saturday 6th March 2004, the Anxiety Self-help Association of Western Australia will proudly present.


A symposium to discuss causes and current treatment associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Dieter Wildenauer - Professorial Fellow, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia & Deputy Director, Centre for Clinical Research in Neuropsychiatry, WA.

Beba Heuer - OAM - Psychologist. Post Grad student in Health Science & Medical Education (ECU). 2001 recipient of Winston Churchill scholarship. 2002 nominee for Citizen of the year. Coordinator of OCD support group for 13 years.

Kate Smith - Pharmacist (ex Bath University). Coordinates state wide drug information service.

There will be a brief introduction detailing the categories and nature of Anxiety Disorders and a personal account of someone who has experienced and come to term with OCD.

All topics will be discussed at a down to earth level. This symposium has been designed to be interactive to allow participants the opportunity to ask the speakers questions and to comment on their particular experience with OCD.

The principal aim of this symposium is to provide information concerning some of the suggested causes of OCD and a range of treatments currently available. ASHA simply provides a forum for education and discussion and in no way endorses any particular form of treatment.

DATE: Saturday 6th March 2004
TIME: 8:45am to 3:30pm
LOCATION: The Niche (cnr Aberdare Rd and Hospital Ave Nedlands)
ENTRY FEE: $60 (includes membership of ASHA for 2004)
Students & Concession Card Holders $30
Supporters & Family of attending anxieties $FREE
PARKING: Ample parking adjacent to venue entrance in Hospital Ave.

All speakers have given their time free of charge. All proceeds from the workshop will be used directly by ASHA to develop services to assist people experiencing anxiety. Tea, coffee and biscuits are included in the cover charge however if all attendees could please bring a plate of food to share with others it would be appreciated.

For further information contact ASHA on 9346 7262 or email

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