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Chronic pain and mental health: An interdisciplinary case study panel discussion for general practitioners
Bron is a middle aged woman who endures long-standing chronic pain following a workplace injury. She is struggling to enjoy life like she did before. This webinar is designed especially for general practitioners and discusses potential referral pathways and benefits of collaboration in providing Bron’s care.

Watching this facilitated panel discussion of Bron's story to be better equipped to:

  • help improve your understanding of the relationship between chronic pain and mental health
  • improve your referral pathways by identifying the role of different disciplines in contributing to the assessment, treatment and management of people with chronic pain and mental health issues
  • explore GP specific tips and strategies for interdisciplinary collaboration in supporting people with chronic pain and mental health issues.

Panel List

  • Mr Nick Economos, (Physiotherapist, Victoria)
  • Dr Jacqui Stanford (Health Psychologist, Victoria)
  • Dr Stephen Leow (General Practitioner, South Australia)
  • Dr Tobie Sacks (Psychiatrist,  Victoria)


  • Dr Mary Emeleus (General Practitioner and Psychotherapist, Queensland)


This webinar was produced in November 2012. 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.