Monthly Archive: June 2015

Submission to Senate Inquiry on mental health of ADF personnel

The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) welcomes the Senate Inquiry on the mental health of Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel. With the prevalence of mental illness among returned service personnel being significantly higher than in the general population, the inquiry is important to identify shortcomings in the service system which may be impacting on outcomes for returned …

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Latest PACFA literature review published

PACFA has published a literature review on the effectiveness of spiritual/religious interventions in psychotherapy and counselling. The review, titled The effectiveness of spiritual/religious interventions in psychotherapy and counselling: a review of the recent literature was undertaken by Julianne J. Ross, Prof Gerard A. Kennedy and Dr Francis A. Macnab from…

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