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The GP Show

Welcome to The Gp Show podcast "libsyn directory" page!  Please visit my full website; that includes podcasts, the podcast notes with resources, a clinicians bookshelf split into the lifestyle and medical domains with a growing library of online resources (for patients and health professionals) including handouts, courses, apps, books, podcasts and more.

Join me, Dr Sam Manger MD, for real and in-depth conversations with guests, experts and advocates from around the world sharing knowledge, stories, insight and experience on a variety of health-related topics.  This podcast is specifically designed-with-love for health professionals and anybody else interested in health, science and medicine.

Please note: the Information on this site and in these podcasts is designed for informational purposes only and does not replace the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician and is not intended as medical advice. This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you saw or read on The GP Show Podcast and related pages. Always practice within your level of professional capabilities and scope of practice. This podcast does not give you the right to practice beyond your training.

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Enjoy and thank you for listening. 

Nov 27, 2017

Had some good laughs with GP, former Headspace worker and all round top bloke Dr Chris Ganora.  I was way too ambitious with the list of areas I wanted to cover as youth mental health is wide ranging and deep in content.  So this is really more a "concept" overview and we shall have to revisit this area - many many times!  

We cover building trust and getting a good history as that forms the crucial basis to any therapy and relationship.  We discuss the HEADS acronym (or CHEEADSSS now, not quite the same ring to it), rapport building and general tips and thoughts from our experiences.  Plus - Never forget risk assessment!

Some good resources:

Headspace centres and website

Black Dog institute

Centre for Clinical Interventions -

Online psychotherapy programs like Moodgym and This Way Up

Enjoy friends!