Find out how Associate Professor Lisa Beatty and her team at Flinders University are working towards providing digital psycho-oncology interventions for the specific needs of patients with advanced disease.
Digital psycho-oncology interventions are playing an increasingly important role in cancer care however few have been developed for the specific needs of patients with advanced disease.
To address this gap, clinical psychologist Associate Professor Lisa Beatty and her team at Flinders University, have co-designed Finding My Way – Advanced, a six-module self-guided Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) -based program for women with metastatic breast cancer.
Associate Professor Beatty will summarise the digital psycho-oncology field, explain the development of Finding My Way-Advanced; share pilot findings and outline a multi-site clinical trial that is currently in progress.
Associate Professor Lisa Beatty
Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology, Flinders University
Lisa Beatty is an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology at Flinders University and a visiting Consulting Clinical Psychologist in Medical Oncology at Flinders Medical Centre. She has over 17 years of research and clinical expertise in the field of psycho-oncology and has attracted over $2M in competitive project grant and salary funding. Lisa has published over 50 journal articles/book chapters/reviews and has received five awards in recognition of her work, including a 2017 South Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Award.
The VCCC Alliance Research and Education (R&E Lead) Breast Cancer program has developed a learning environment where researchers and clinical care teams can share information to improve cancer outcomes.
VCCC Alliance Breast Cancer Grand Rounds aim to provide a shared view of what is happening in the development of breast cancer care and is helping to stimulate discussion and collaborations among experienced and novice researchers and clinicians.
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