Professor Gary Rodin’s seminar: From the Practical to the Profound: Brief Psychotherapy with Life-threatening and Advanced Disease
By Kim Morgan, on 24 October 2014
Date: Tuesday 2nd December 2014, 9:00am—11:00am
Venue: Pearson Lecture Theatre, UCL
Professor Gary Rodin’s biography is below and if you would like to attend, please register your attendance via this link: http://psychotherapy-for-advanced-disease.eventbrite.co.uk
Professor Gary Rodin biography:
Gary Rodin is Director of the Global Institute of Psychosocial, Palliative and End-of-Life Care (GIPPEC) at the University of Toronto and Head of the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care at Princess Margaret Cancer Center in Toronto. He is engaged in research, education and global outreach to promote timely access to comprehensive palliative care for individuals and their families facing life-threatening and advanced disease. Dr. Rodin leads an interdisciplinary research team that has developed tailored outcome measures and psychological interventions for this population that have been implemented internationally. This team has been funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Cancer Society to conduct randomized controlled trials evaluating novel psychological interventions for patients and their caregivers facing metastatic cancer and acute leukemia. Dr. Rodin has published two books and more than 200 peer-reviewed publications focused on the psychological and social dimensions of advanced and terminal disease.
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