NIIM Free Public Lecture – Effective Building Blocks for Healthy Children & Adolescents

Event Date: February 22, 2017, 6:30 pm

NIIM Free Public Lecture – Effective Building Blocks for Healthy Children & Adolescents

  • The prevention & management of Anxiety & ADHD
  • Building confidence, empathy & resilience
  • Parent-Child Interaction
  • Tools required for ongoing psychological development
  • Nutritional & Environmental aspects to help prevent illness
  • How to produce a future healthy adult
  • Teaching meditation to children – our future!

Talk featuring:

Dr Barbara James
Dr James is a highly qualified and experienced psychiatrist with extensive experience in anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and many others. She is a foundation member of the Australian Integrative Psychiatry Interest Group. Barbara also completed a Certificate of Advanced Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She sees children and their parents primarily for therapy, focussing on the non-pharmacological aspects of symptom management.

Dr Justin Welsh
After graduating from Monash University in 1998, Justin worked in acute care medicine at both the Alfred and Box Hill Hospitals and the Emergency Dept at Epworth Hospital. Working in Acute Care Medicine and completing qualifications in Advanced Paediatric Life Support, he came to realise that to achieve greater health and maximise our true potential, people need a strong health foundation. The patient, treatment and lifestyle strategies are building blocks and the doctor – the mortar that holds everything in place and brings it all together.

Janet Etty-Leal
Author, speaker and mindfulness educator, Janet has taught creative, holistic mindfulness practices for more than 15 years. Her consultancy, Meditation Capsules has provided mindful life-skill programs for corporate, health, sports, schools and community organisations. A pioneer in this field, Janet has taught meditation to children in more than 80 schools and educational organisations.