Category Archive: Cathy Bettman

Psychotherapy practice, education, and training during the coronavirus pandemic: Members of the editorial board of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia share their experiences

Keith Tudor (Ed.), Cathy Bettman, Alexandra Bloch-Atefi, Elizabeth Day, Timothy Hsi, Del Loewenthal, Poi Kee Low, Gina O’Neill & Emmy van Deurzen   Abstract This article comprises reflections by nine members of the editorial board of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia (PACJA) on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, encompassing the personal, the …

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Psychotherapy practice, education, and training during the coronavirus pandemic: Members of the editorial board of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia share their experiences

Keith Tudor (Ed.), Cathy Bettman, Alexandra Bloch-Atefi, Elizabeth Day, Timothy Hsi, Del Loewenthal, Poi Kee Low, Gina O’Neill & Emmy van Deurzen   Introduction – Keith Tudor The invitation from PACJA Editor Rhys Price-Robertson to me to co-edit this special issue coincided with the journal’s expansion of the editorial board and so I suggested to …

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The lived experiences of adult crystal methamphetamine users: A qualitative study

Return to Journal Articles Girija Dadhe, Master of Counselling and Psychology, counsellor and psychotherapist, Australian College of Applied Psychology, and Cathy Bettman, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Australian College of Applied Psychology.   Introduction Amphetamines are the most commonly used illicit drugs in Australia after cannabis (Degenhardt, Barker & Topp, 2004, as cited in Stough et al., …

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The lived experiences of adult crystal methamphetamine users: A qualitative study

Girija Dadhe, Master of Counselling and Psychology, counsellor and psychotherapist, Australian College of Applied Psychology, and Cathy Bettman, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Australian College of Applied Psychology. Abstract Crystal methamphetamine, also known as “ice” or “crystal meth,” is a potent psychostimulant drug that can cause irreversible physical and psychological damage to users (Halkitis, 2009). This qualitative …

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