2 May, 2014 – 2 May, 2014

2/21 Mt Gravatt-Capalaba Rd

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Dr Genevieve Dingle : May 2

Using Music in Psychological Practice


Director of Psychology Clinic at University of Queensland


Use of music as an aid to therapy


Working with complex clients


Expertise in social and emotional theories and treatments of mental health and addiction




Genevieve is a lecturer in clinical psychology with research interests in the areas of substance misuse, mood disorders, and psychological constructs that may link dual disorders in particular emotion (dys)regulation.

Genevieve obtained a science degree in biochemistry and pharmacology, and later an arts degree and PhD in psychology from the University of QLD. She has worked for over a decade as a clinical psychologist in hospital and private practice settings. Genevieve is currently a Lecturer in the School of Psychology and teaches evidence based psychotherapies to postgraduate and undergraduate students. She is a Board accredited clinical psychologist and supervisor and a member of the APS college of clinical psychologists.


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This seminar will introduce practitioners to the ways in which music can be used in psychological practice, with a particular focus on two therapeutic functions: client engagement with therapy (especially group therapy), and facilitating client emotional experiencing and regulation. We will discuss how to assess your clients’ involvement with and sensitivity to music, and explore ways that music can be used to enhance wellbeing in (non-clinical) samples as well as how to use music with clinical samples to address issues such as student assignment anxiety, avoidance of exposure tasks in social phobia, metal music for anger processing, emotional awareness and regulation in young people excluded from school, music as a cue for substance use, and choir singing to promote social connectedness and wellbeing in adults with chronic mental illness. 


Each event will be hosted at Benchmark Psychology.  Numbers are strictly limited, so please REGISTER to confirm availability.



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