Program and Speakers

“Re-wiring Circuits”

Wednesday 4 March 2020

Primus Hotel, Sydney


The Symposium Program is now available to download as a PDF:


We are pleased to announce that the following speakers have been confirmed:

Til Wykes

Professor Dame and Vice Dean, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London, UK

Symposium Presentation: Reflection on (and in) Cognitive Remediation

Alice Medalia

Clinical Director, Cognitive Health Services, New York Office of Mental Health, and Professor of Medical Psychology, Columbia University Medical Centre, USA

Symposium Presentation: Motivation and Learning to improve cognitive health: Are we getting NEAR yet?

Helen Killaspy

Professor of Rehabilitation Psychiatry, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London (UCL), UK

Symposium Presentation: Delivering a whole system approach to mental health rehabilitation

Anthony Harris

Professor of Psychiatry, Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, and Clinical Director, Brain Dynamics Centre, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Australia

Symposium Presentation: Making cognitive remediation routinely available: An Update

Frances Dark

Clinical Director, Rehabilitation Academic Unit, Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services, Brisbane, Australia

Symposium Presentation: Cognition remediation as the foundation of recovery: An Update

Matthew Thomas

Senior Lecturer, Psychology, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Symposium Presentation: Experience with the CIRCuiTS program

Registrations for the event are now open and you can purchase your ticket here. Registrations for the event close on 16 February 2020. Full price and discounted tickets are available.

  • Full paying participant – $285 (inc. GST)
  • Bona fide student (Masters and Doctoral level) – $200 (inc. GST)
  • Consumer or carer – $200 (inc. GST)

Places are strictly limited, so secure your ticket now.

For more information about the event, see the Conference Event page.

To inquire about this event, please email Psychosis Australia at

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