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Virtual Asia-Pacific
Mental Health
Symposium

Mental Health: Multicultural Dimensions in Asia and Beyond

9th - 10th April 2022

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Why VAMHS?

The Asia Pacific Rim is a dynamic and developing region that encompasses some of the most diverse cultures in the world. The history of this region is rich in innovation and encompasses some of the most exciting economies in the world.

Speakers from top Australian Universities & Institutions, International guest Speakers from the US, Europe, India, China and the broader Asia-Pacific RegionSee this year's current speakers plus more to be announced:

This Years Themes

Themes & Workshops:
Supervision
Adventure Therapy
Relationship Counselling
IEFT
Dance Therapy
LGBTQI
Gestalt Therapy
Women in a Globalised World
Grief & Trauma

The symposium is being hosted by the Indian Academy of Professional Supervisors (IAPS); a professional association founded in Chennai India. Several other peak professional bodies from around the region will also be partnering with IAPS such as Several Allied Health Peak Bodies and the Asia Pacific Rim Confederation of Counsellors.

Speakers Added This Week

Jon Sperry, Ph.D

Jon Sperry, Ph.D

Lynn University (USA)

Culturally Responsive Case conceptualization

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Ms Lindsay Turner

Ms Lindsay Turner

Barry University (USA)

Lindsay Turner, MS is clinical mental health counselor. She works in a private practice in Florida and received her MS at Lynn University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate at Barry University.

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Toni Knight

Toni Knight

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology (awarded with Distinction), Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy and Strategic Psychotherapy.

From Compassion fatigue to Compassionate Presence

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Dr Nadine Pelling BA (Hon.), MA, PhD

Dr Nadine Pelling BA (Hon.), MA, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Senior Lecturer – Clinical Psychology/Counselling & Interpersonal Skills - UniSA: Justice and Society

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Dr Jan Sky

Dr Jan Sky

Neuropsychotherapist; Supervisor; Educator (Australia)

Brain Potential, Leadership Powered by Neuroscience - Jan is a graduate of Applied Neuroscience and uses her understanding of brain function applying this knowledge to enhance leadership applications and outcomes.

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Sibylle Cseri

Sibylle Cseri

BFA (Univ. of New Mexico, USA), M.A. Art Psychotherapy (Univ. of Barcelona, Spain), art therapist, lecturer and supervisor based in Barcelona, Spain

WORKING WITH CREATIVE PROCESS' IN ART THERAPY TREATMENT

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Partner Opportunities

The symposium will enable those from all over the world to engage in an unusual opportunity to share and learn knowledge and expertise with the Asia Pacific Rim community.  

The coming together of such a broad professional community will bring together a once in a decade opportunity. Such an event at this critical time in history when the world has been challenged by COVID-19 will offer an opportunity to reflect on and discuss the lessons learnt of surviving in real time a worldwide pandemic that has had significant mental health outcomes.

The symposium will enable those from all over the world to engage in an unusual opportunity to share and learn knowledge and expertise with the Asia Pacific Rim community.  

The coming together of such a broad professional community will bring together a once in a decade opportunity. Such an event at this critical time in history when the world has been challenged by COVID-19 will offer an opportunity to reflect on and discuss the lessons learnt of surviving in real time a worldwide pandemic that has had significant mental health outcomes.

This rare event will see students, professionals, researchers, and bureaucrats come together on one platform from around the world. This will give marketers access to an unparalleled and diverse group of potential prospects from a geographic area that encompasses five Tiger economies.

You will have the potential to highlight your services to prospects from India, China, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA, Australia, Korea, Malaysia, and many other countries from the region.  A variety of sponsorships that have been designed to meet all budgets are available for marketers to access this broad market won the one platform.


This event will give educators an unprecedented opportunity to share their latest innovations in course delivery and programs to a broad and varied market.

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Schedule

Chief guest Mr. Ma. Subramanian,  Honourable Minister of Health and Family Welfare,  Government of Tamilnadu, India

Chief guest Mr. Ma. Subramanian,  Honourable Minister of Health and Family Welfare,  Government of Tamilnadu, India

Chief guest Mr. Ma. Subramanian,  Honourable Minister of Health and Family Welfare,  Government of Tamilnadu, India

1) A STUDY ON SPIRITUAL INTELLIGENCE - ITSEFFECTS ON JOB SATISFACTION AND WELL-BEING OF UNIVERSITY/ COLLEGE TEACHERS.

2) A STUDY ON PERCEIVED STRESS AND QUALITY OFLIFE AMONG T2DM PATIENTS AND NON DIABETIC PEOPLE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC 

3) ROLE OF MEDIA IN BREAKING STEREOTYPESRELATED TO LGBTQ COMMUNITY

1) EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GRATITUDE, SELFAWARENESS AND FRUSTRATION TOLERANCE AMONG YOUNG ADULTS

2) AQUALITATIVE STUDY ON SIGNIFICANCE OF SOCIAL SUPPORT ON THE UNWED TEENAGEPREGNANCY

3) ROLEOF SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS IN THE EXPERIENCES OF MISOPHONIA

1) EXPERIENCESOF ATTENDING VIPASSANA MEDITATION RETREAT

2) PERSPECTIVES ON PROFESSIONAL SUPERVISION:  A QUALITATIVE STUDY AMONG EXPERIENCED SUPERVISORS.

3) AQUALITATIVE STUDY ON THE EXPERIENCES AFTER THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND CYCLONESAMPHAN AND YAAS IN THE SUNDARBANS

8:30 PM - 9:30 PM AEST

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM IST

Working with Creative Process in Art Therapy Treatment

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Providing Supervision to Early-Career Mental-Health Professionals using a CPR Framework

Providing Supervision to Early-Career Mental-Health Professionals using a CPR Framework

Providing Supervision to Early-Career Mental-Health Professionals using a CPR Framework

1) LIVED EXPERIENCES OF FILIPINO FAMILIES LIVING AND CARING FOR FAMILY MEMBERS DIAGNOSED WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA

2) UNTAPPED CONTRIBUTIONS OF COUNSELLING TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN HONG KONG: INTRODUCING SCHOOL COUNSELLING TO SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENT SERVICE AS A CASE IN POINT.

3) BURNOUT: A MORE 'FLEXIBLE' APPROACH INVESTIGATINGTHE EFFECTS OF AN ONLINE ACT PROGRAM ON PSYCHOLOGICAL FLEXIBILITY, STRESS AND BURNOUT RATES AMONG TEACHERS.

1) PRESENTING A SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW: EXPLORING EVOLVING AND EMERGING THEMES IN VICARIOUS TRAUMA RESEARCH FROM 1990 TO 2021.

2) EVIDENCE OF RELIGIOUS/SPIRITUAL SINGING AND MOVEMENT IN MENTAL HEALTH: ASYSTEMATIC REVIEW

1) WOMEN AFTER CHILDBIRTH: BEAUTIFUL OR BROKEN OR BOTH?

2) THE SOUL ONLINE – BEREAVEMENT AND SOCIAL MEDIA: THEORETICAL, LITERARY AND THERAPEUTIC EXPLORATIONS

3) PERSONALITY TRAITS AS A PREDICTOR OF PREFERENCE IN MODE OF LEARNING

1) ISLAMIC CONCEPT OF FORGIVENESS IN COUNSELING

2) EXPLORING GRAPHOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL CHARACTERISTICS IN CHILDREN WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER

1) STRENGTHS AND DIFFICULTIES OF ADOLESCENTS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

2) EMOTIONAL NEUTRALITY AND HUMAN WELLBEING WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE TEACHINGS OF INDIAN VEDIC LITERATURE

1) A STUDY TO UNDERSTAND THE STRESS AND EXPERIENCE OF RESILIENCE AMONG THE MEMBERS OF LGBTQA COMMUNITY

2) COMPARING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DIFFERENT DIMENSIONS OF COPING AND MENTAL WELLBEING IN INDIAN ADULTS DURING SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19 PANDEMI

1) C. A. R. E: A POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY-BASEDINTERVENTION MODEL FOR DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY, A RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIAL.

2) CYBERSECURITY – A CONCERN FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS?

3) ATTRIBUTES OF A CONFESSOR PRIEST AND A COUNSELLOR – A THERAPEUTIC CONVERGENCE

SYMPOSIA :  Supervision, Harmful Supervision and The Business Private Practice in India

  1. An Autoethnographic Account of the Process of Psychotherapy Supervision
  2. Harmful Supervision in the Field of Mental Health
  3. Process of Private Practice in the Field of Mental Health 

SYMPOSIA :  Supervision, Harmful Supervision and The Business Private Practice in India

  1. An Autoethnographic Account of the Process of Psychotherapy Supervision
  2. Harmful Supervision in the Field of Mental Health
  3. Process of Private Practice in the Field of Mental Health 

SYMPOSIA :  Supervision, Harmful Supervision and The Business Private Practice in India

  1. An Autoethnographic Account of the Process of Psychotherapy Supervision
  2. Harmful Supervision in the Field of Mental Health
  3. Process of Private Practice in the Field of Mental Health