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Treating a health professional with mental health issues
Join our interdisciplinary expert panel for a discussion about the importance of health professionals taking care of their mental health and seeking appropriate professional care when required.

Watch this facilitated panel discussion of this case study to be better equipped to:

  • describe tips and strategies for providing care to a health professional who is seeking care for their mental health
  • identify ways of addressing privacy, stigma and discrimination of mental health issues among health professionals
  • demonstrate the importance of collaboration and appropriate referrals when supporting a health professional seeking care for mental health concerns. 

Panel List

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts' bios.:

  • Dr Roger Sexton (General Practitioner, SA)
  • Dr Emma Adams  (Psychiatrist, ACT)
  • Ms Christina Sougleris (Psychologist, SA)


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



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This webinar was produced in September 2020. 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. Disclaimer