The Art of Active Listening

49m of CPD
Geoffrey Ahern
16 November 2017

Active listening is a core component of any communication with a patient, family member, colleague or friend. Like any other skill, active listening can be learnt. What makes active listening so powerful and fundamental to the coaching process? Find out in this engaging presentation by Geoff Ahern.


Geoffrey Ahern


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 in educating other health professionals and the community about how to better understand mental health problems and also 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.


Angela phelan24 May 2018
very interesting

Dolores Santos05 May 2018
Excellent Presentation

Mary McEvoy04 May 2018
This was a very interesting, well presented lecture

Paola Janine Elizabette Maagad Arandil27 Apr 2018
Good presentation

Marian Soares26 Apr 2018
Fantastic.. easy to listen, lots of wisdom to and very very needed in my area of mental health Thank you.

Ruth Fisher26 Apr 2018
Very engaging presenter

Udo Hoffmann12 Apr 2018
Another brilliant presentation by Geoffrey

Michele Selby29 Mar 2018
Very good conference recording

Jennifer Margaret Polglase25 Mar 2018
I thought the educator presented this topic very well.

Christine Hulands18 Mar 2018
Interesting, informative and enjoyable lecture. Presenter is very easy to listen to and engaging to his audience.

Donna M Barrett01 Mar 2018
Great resource.

Helen Jennings01 Mar 2018
Excellent presenter- highly recommended!

Helen Jennings01 Mar 2018
Wonderful speaker...could listen all day Geoff!

Norest Mashonganyika24 Dec 2017
well presented

Petra Wollermann21 Nov 2017

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