Communication after Trauma II

Estimated Time: 30 minutes

Many of our patients - indeed, many of us - have recently had devastating traumatic experiences.

How can you - as a frontline member of a general practice team - help your patients?

The type of support a person receives after trauma can be a part of the healing process.

This course is the second in a series.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify people in distress and have confidence in assisting them
  • Recognise and manage your own emotions around stress
  • Increase your skills in talking with people who have sufferred trauma

Your instructor

Simon Matthews

Simon is a Psychologist, Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Professional and Fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

He supports people to achieve their goals of living healthier, more purposeful lives and has worked with government, corporate, banking and not-for-profit organisations to help their staff to understand the value of healthy lifestyle and to practice the principles of living well.

Simon is the CEO Of Wellcoaches® Australia. The premier school of evidence based health coaching, Wellcoaches® trains health professionals to assist their clients to achieve long lasting health behaviour change.

Simon writes and speaks often about lifestyle medicine approaches to mental health and the central role of health coaching in sustained behaviour change.

When not working, Simon also loves talking about his other passions as a Pilot, Barista and self-taught cook.


Many many Australians have been doing it hard.

This course has been developed and is provided to all without charge by the team at Practice Coach Australia.


Course Instructor

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Members Access


Membership of Practice Coach College required