2019 ESSA ACT State Mental Health Day

For the first time, the ESSA ACT State Chapter are proudly presenting a day solely dedicated to clients living with mental health conditions. This day will bring together a variety of ESSA professionals for an inaugural event, which promises to be a great learning day for all. 


8:30am - 8:45am
      Opening Ceremony
ACT State Chapter Co-Chairs 
8:45am - 10:15am

  The psychology of behaviour change:
Underlying processes and change conversations
Dr Kristen Murray, Clinical Psychologist
10:15am - 10:45am
  Morning Tea
10:45am - 12:15pm
  Mental Health, Mental Toughness or just Mental? 
Dr Kirsten Peterson, Performance Psychologist
and Organisational Coach

12:15pm - 1:15pm
1:15pm - 2:45pm 
  The Psychology of Chronic Pain for the Non-Psychologist
Mr John Stevens, Accredited Exercise Physiologist
2:45pm - 3:15pm
  Afternoon Tea
3:15pm - 4:45pm

  Best Practice Exercise and Physical Activity for Mental
Health Conditions
Ms Amanda Semaan, Accredited Exercise Physiologis
4:45pm - 5:00pm
  Closing Ceremony
ACT State Chapter Co-Chairs 

Program is correct at time of publication and is subject to change at anytime without notice. 

To view the Presenter information click here


Thank you to our Sponsor, Fisiocrem.


Canberra, ACT  
Saturday, 1 June 2019
8:30am – 5:00pm

Registration Rates

  Earlybird Rates
Must be received and paid for on or before 
1 May 2019 
  Standard Rates 
If received and paid for on or after 
2 May 2019
ESSA Member  $215.00        $235.00
Non Member  $340.00    $360.00 
ESSA Student Member          $90.00    $110.00 
Student Non Member   $125.00    $145.00 

Please see terms & conditions for registration type definitions.

Target Audience

All Accredited Exercise Scientists, Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Sports Scientists Level 1, Accredited Sports Scientists Level 2 and Accredited High Performance Managers


6.5 CPD Points 


Online: After signing into your ESSA profile, select the pink "Register Myself" button below
Manual Form: click here

Please note:
* Credit card payment is required with online registration which holds a 1.0% merchant fee. Merchant fee included in registration cost below.
* If a tax invoice is required for payment to be made, please use the manual form.
* Upon registering to any ESSA professional development, you automatically agree to our terms & conditions.


  • All accredited persons, regardless of any professional development completed/ attended must refer to their accreditation’s Scope of Practice/Standards, and only treat/practice within the same.  
  • ESSA confirms that at the date of release, this professional development meets the requirements of the ESSA Continuing Professional Development Points Guidelines. The information contained in this professional development is of a general nature only, and while every effort and care has been taken to ensure that all representations are accurate as at the date of its release, ESSA accepts no legal liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any information provided in this professional development. 
  • ESSA recommends that its members seek appropriate independent professional advice specific to their particular purposes and circumstances (including the provision of medical advice to patients) before relying on it. 
Canberra, ACT

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