Click on the network name to view the details for upcoming meetings near you.

Please note the following:

  • MHPN network meetings are open to psychiatrists, GPs, psychologists, mental health nurses, occupational therapists, social workers, and any other practitioners involved in delivering primary mental health care.
  • You must register for network meetings for catering requirements, and so we can contact you in case of meeting date or venue changes. 


Northern Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Network

Title: New Directions in Perinatal Mental Health in Australia

Date: Wednesday 20 November, 2019 REGISTER NOW!

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Venue: Northcote Family Centre, 185 High Street Northcote 

About: Guest Speaker, Dr Nicole Highet, Founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Perinatal Excellence (COPE) . This presentation will provide healthcare professionals with an understanding of the recommendations from Australia's 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines, addressing the prevention, detection and management of mental health for women in the perinatal period (pregnancy and the first year following birth). 

Geelong Trauma Network

Title: Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Date: Wednesday 27 November, 2019 REGISTER NOW!

Time: 5.30pm-7.30pm

Venue: The Gordon Institute of TAFE, H Building, Boundary Road, East Geelong

About:Guest speaker Sigmun Burzinski will be presenting on Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), followed by a Q&A session.



Northern Sydney Beaches Complex Trauma Network

Title: The relationship between childhood maltreatment and adult mental health

Date: Wednesday, 13 November, 2019 REGISTER NOW!

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue:  Royal Far West School, Level 1 Multifunction Room, 22 Wentworth Street, Manly

About:  GP Dr Gwenyth Francis will outline neurologically informed strategies for stabilisation which are necessary before effective treatments can be undertaken.



Gold Coast Perinatal and Infant Network

Title: Lessons learned from recent conferences on perinatal and infant mental health

Date: Wednesday 13 November, 2019 REGISTER NOW!

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: Gold Coast University Hospital Southport, Meeting Room FG017, F Block, 1 Hospital

Boulevard, Southport

About: Dr Susan Roberts and Ms Helen Baker, Accredited Mental Health Social Worker/Infant–Parent therapist. will provide an update on Perinatal and Infant Mental Health: lessons learned from recent Australian Association of Infant Mental Health (AAIMH) conference and Marcé Perinatal Mental Health Conference. 



Adelaide Neuropsychotherapy Network

Title: Frontiers of the Mind – beyond possibilities in neuroscience

Date: Friday 22 November, 2019 REGISTER NOW!

Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Venue: Arkaba Hotel, The Boardroom, 150 Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton 

About: Guest Speaker Adrian Booth will discuss current emerging trends and developments across neuroscience that offer exciting possibilities around clinical and lifestyle change.

Adelaide Perinatal and Infant ‘PIGLET’ Network

Title: Parenting: Passions and Pain

Date: Monday 25 November, 2019 REGISTER NOW!

Time: 3:30pm- 4:45pm

Venue:     Adelaide Convention Centre, Riverbank Rooms 6,7,8, North Terrace, Adelaide 

About: As part of the upcoming Helen Mayo House Annual Conference, this workshop run by network  coordinator Dr. Anne Sved Williams AM, will also be the final MHPN meeting of the year for this network. All health practitioners are welcome to attend. Please email Amanda Zivcic for a copy of the conference brochure.



Perth DBT Network

Title: DBT Informed Therapy in Private Practice

Date: Friday 15 November, 2019 REGISTER NOW!

Time: 8:00am – 10:30am

Venue: The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Blvd, Floreat 

About: The session will be comprised of a facilitated group discussion focussed on ways to use the DBT principles within private practice. 



Darwin Network

Title: Service overviews in the Darwin area

Date: Thursday 28 November, 2019 EMAIL FOR MORE INFO!

Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Venue: Carers NT, Harry’s Place, 1 Willeroo St, Tiwi