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Coercive control and its impact on mental health

Watch this recording where an interdisciplinary panel of experts discuss how to identify coercive behaviours, their impact on mental health and practical ways to support affected individuals.

Through an exploration of coercive control the webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to:

  • Outline strategies used by perpetrators that impact their partner’s sense of agency, including elimination of alternative sources of social, emotional and financial support.

  • Discuss the role of mental health professionals in raising awareness and supporting people affected by coercive control.

  • Elaborate on the importance of collaboration and appropriate referrals when providing care to people affected by coercive control.  

Panel List

Our interdisciplinary panel of practitioners include:

  • Dr. Karen Williams (NSW - Psychiatrist)

  • David Tully (SA – Practice Manager for Family Violence – Relationships Australia)

  • Dr. Bronwyn Hudson (NSW – GP/Addiction Physician)

Facilitator: Dr. Andrew Amos  (QLD - Psychiatrist)


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This webinar was produced in February 2022. The Mental Health Professionals’ Network’s webinars are produced for mental health professionals. The information is intended for suitably-experienced mental health professionals and does not replace clinical judgement and decision making. It is intended for use as a guide of a general nature only and may or may not be relevant to particular patients or circumstances. The subject matter is not exhaustive of any mental health conditions presented. Health professionals implementing any recommendations contained in the webinar must exercise their own independent skill or judgement or seek appropriate professional advice relevant to their own particular circumstances when so doing. Any information presented in the webinar recording was deemed relevant at the time of the live event and after this date has not been reviewed. No guarantee can be given that the information is free from error or omission. Accordingly, MHPN and its employees and agents shall have no liability (including without limitation liability by reason of negligence) to any users of the information contained in any MHPN webinar for any loss or damage (consequential or otherwise) cost or expense incurred or arising by reason of any person using or relying on the information contained in MHPN webinars and whether caused by reason of any error, negligent act, omission or misrepresentation of the information.