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Care to Learn Podcast Episode 9: Geoff Ahern

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In this episode of the Care to Learn Podcast, we sit down with Geoff Ahern, a senior mental health clinician and educator. Geoff speaks to us about a range of topics such as unconscious bias, listening to patient's stories and involving patients and their family in their care.

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In this episode of the Care to Learn Podcast, we sit down with Geoff Ahern, a senior mental health clinician and educator. Geoff speaks to us about the impact of unconscious bias in mental health, why taking the time to listen to each individual's story is vital, and how mental health clinicians are increasingly involving the patient and their families in their care.

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Geoffrey Ahern
Senior Mental Health Clinician
Geoffrey Ahern is a senior mental health clinician and educator who splits his time between working with people in a mental health crisis in the ED setting and working proactively to educate other health professionals and the community about how to better understand mental health problems, as well as substance use and addiction. Over the years, he has gained extensive experience in emergency and trauma, rural nursing, alcohol and other drug counselling, and psychiatric nursing across both the public and private sectors. He holds a masters of health science (mental health and addiction). Geoff is particularly fascinated by the impact that exercise, nutrition, community, meaning and purpose, and practices like yoga have on a person’s mental health, as well as living a simple life of reflection, contentment and wonderment.
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Jillian Houlahan
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excellent
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Marian Soares
28 Apr 2021
Always something to learn from this guy ..great depth and never boring !
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Jess Butler
20 May 2020
Very insightful, forced me to think about my own unconscious bias towards mental health patients
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Bailey Jordan
07 Oct 2021
Really inspiring !
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Diana Wilson
30 May 2020
Great presentation, material and information.
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Diana Wilson
19 May 2022
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great information
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Martin Cliff
29 May 2021
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07 Apr 2021
Very insightful with practical application
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Byju Jacob
07 May 2021
very good topic
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