Resources: Health Professionals

GPCare.org 

This website was developed to meet the needs of GPs involved in the Better Outcomes in Mental Health and Better Access initiatives.

The website is comprised of three parts:

  1. Symptom lists with associated diagnoses and effective management strategies.
  2. A brief list of focused psychological strategies that work and are informed by evidence.
  3. A list of well-validated outcome measures (K10) and information about interpretation. The measures are supplied in a printer friendly format.

 

Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) Screeners

This website offers a suite of free diagnostic tools that is quick and easy for patients to complete.

The PHQ, contains the mood (PHQ-9), anxiety, alcohol, eating, and somatoform modules. The PHQ-9 is specific to depression and the GAD-7 scores 7 common anxiety symptoms. The measures are well validated with interpretation information.  The screeners can be downloaded in a printer friendly format.

Why refer patients to a Fellow of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists?

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CBT Treatment Manuals for Client Use  (click here)

This website also has workbooks for clients to use when managing a diverse range of issues including perfectionism, assertiveness, self-esteem, shyness, procrastination, eating and worry