News, February 2004
On Saturday 6th March 2004, the Anxiety
Self-help Association of Western Australia will proudly present.
AS BAD AS IT GETS ???
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 email@example.com