Webinar: AHPRA’s new screening guidelines for cosmetic procedures

Webinar: AHPRA Screening Guidelines for Cosmetic Practitioners. How to Implement Body Dysmorphic Disorder Screening. Presenter: Dr Toni Pikoos Dr. Toni Pikoos, a distinguished clinical psychologist and researcher, holds a PhD in the linkage of cosmetic procedures, mental health, and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). She is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Swinburne University and a practicing specialist […]

ReadyMind Frequently Asked Questions

Question and Answer with ReadyMind Co-Founder, Dr Toni Pikoos. I’ve been fielding lots of questions from cosmetic practitioners about how the AHPRA guidelines will effect them, and how to implement them. I’ve consulted with AHPRA and wanted to summaries some of the most common questions i’ve been hearing: QUESTION: Are the ReadyMind screening questionnaires validated? […]

Cosmetic Readiness Questionnaire

Cosmetic Readiness Questionnaire (CRQ) The Cosmetic Readiness Questionnaire (CRQ, Pikoos & Buchanan, 2022) is an assessment tool which helps cosmetic professionals determine a patient’s mindset and readiness to undergo a cosmetic procedure, including body dysmorphic disorder and other psychological concerns. The CRQ has 45-items and assesses psychological risk factors relating to readiness to undergo a […]