Perinatal Mental Health Symposium

  • Event start: 18 Oct 2013 12:00pm
  • Event end: 20 Oct 2013 5:30pm
  • Location: Massey University, Auckland

The Perinatal Mental Health NZ Trust have organised a three-day symposium for perinatal mental health policy makers and providers including DHB’s, & NGO’s, in hospital and community settings, Midwives, CBE’s, GP’s, Psychologists, Counsellors, Social Workers and Researchers, to explore the issues & hear about research, best practice and network.

To be opened by:

  • Hon Todd McClay, Associate Minister of Health, MP for Rotorua

Keynote speakers:

  • Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN Researcher and Author
  • Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC, FAPA
  • Karen Kleiman, MSW, LCSW
  • Dr Sara Weeks Consultant Psychiatrist Auckland
  • Dr. Liz MacDonald Psychiatrist, Mother & Baby Service Christchurch
  • Carrie Cornsweet Barber, Ph.D.School of Psychology - Waikato University
  • Ailke Botha DPhil Psychology
  • Cindy Smith Reg. Psychotherapist Specialist Maternal Mental Health Team Wellington
  • Karin Isherwood Senior Consultant Clinical Psychologist CCDHB Policy & Planning
  • Bronwen Pelvin Senior Advisor, Maternity Services Office of the Chief Medical Officer MOH
  • Brendon Smith Father & Child Trust


See www.pmhnz.org.nz for further information.

Last updated 29/08/2013