Pricing updates in 2024

At ReadyMind, we continually strive to enhance your experience through regular software updates. The upcoming price changes listed in the table below will be effective for users starting January 5th, 2024, and for existing paid users upon their subsequent payment after this date. For plans where we’ve increased the price, we’ve also increased the plan […]

Screening for body dysmorphic disorder and psychological issues in cosmetic settings.

Screening for Body Dysmorphic Disorder and other Psychiatric Conditions in Cosmetic Settings. Presenter: Dr Ben Buchanan Dr Ben Buchanan is a clinical psychologist who works exclusively with people with body image and anxiety disorders, including Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). He career has focussed on the intersection between BDD and cosmetic procedures, including how to […]

Informed Consent for Cosmetic Procedures: Navigating Psychological and Ethical Complexities

Informed Consent for Cosmetic Procedures: Navigating Psychological and Ethical Complexities The scrutiny the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is giving to cosmetic procedures shows no sign of slowing down. They’ve now turned their attention to non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as non-invasive treatments like fillers, lasers, anti-wrinkle and fat-dissolving injections. A key focus of AHPRA […]

Instant Scripts ReadyMind User Guide – Doctors

InstantScripts ReadyMind User Guide – Prescribing Doctor InstantScripts ReadyMind Portal Log-in Watch the short training video above on how to get started with the ReadyMind system. You can view the written instructions below! Typically the clinics will setup an assessment link and have clients fill in the screening assessment (the BDDQ-AS) before or as part […]

Referring to Psychologists for Cosmetic Procedure Evaluations

Referring to a Psychologist for Cosmetic Assessment Have you identified a psychological risk in a patient where you feel like they might need extra support in making the decision to get a cosmetic procedure or surgery?  Cosmetic Readiness Assessments are conducted by clinical psychologist, Dr Toni Pikoos, who has an in-depth understanding of the benefits and […]

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Questionnaire – Aesthetic Surgery

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Questionnaire – Aesthetic Surgery (BDDQ-AS) The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Questionnaire – Aesthetic Surgery (BDDQ-AS) is a brief screening tool developed for cosmetic settings where a practitioner may wish to screen a patient for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).   The BDDQ-AS includes 7 items which assess the core dimensions of BDD, namely preoccupation with […]

Patient experiences with BDD screening before cosmetic procedures

Patient Experiences with BDD Screening during Cosmetic Consultations Below are two case studies where patients have screened positive for body dysmorphic disorder before a cosmetic procedure, and on one occasion, after having completed a rhinoplasty . They show that difficult conversations can have good outcomes, and that collaboration between all parties is key.  These stories […]

Interpreting the Cosmetic Readiness Questionnaire

Interpreting the Cosmetic Readiness Questionnaire Dr Toni Pikoos discusses how to interpret the Cosmetic Readiness Questionnaire, a validated BDD screening tool. Understanding and Interpreting the Cosmetic Readiness Questionnaire The Cosmetic Readiness Questionnaire (CRQ) serves as a valuable tool for healthcare providers offering cosmetic treatments. This guide will help you to navigate the complexities of interpreting the CRQ […]

Appearance Anxiety Inventory

Appearance Anxiety Inventory (AAI) The Appearance Anxiety Inventory (AAI) is a 10 question self-report scale that measures the cognitive and behavioural aspects of body image anxiety in general, and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) in particular.  This scale is useful in a cosmetic context as part of a screening procedure for BDD. The questionnaire is also […]

Online Assessment of BDD and Cosmetic Readiness

ReadyMind software offers several benefits for cosmetic practitioners in assessing body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and psychological risks associated with dissatisfaction after cosmetic procedures.   Here are the 10 key benefits of implementing the ReadyMind platform in your practice: 1. Streamlined Process: ReadyMind aims to simplify the process of assessing patients by providing a user-friendly software solution. […]