Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Cosmetic Procedure Screening

Understanding the Impact of Body Dysmorphic Disorder on Cosmetic Treatments Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a psychiatric condition characterised by an excessive preoccupation with perceived flaws in one’s physical appearance. Individuals with BDD often have distorted perceptions of their own looks, focusing on minor details and exaggerating perceived imperfections. This article delves into the reasons […]

A discussion around AHPRA’s new screening guidelines for cosmetic patients

The Impact of Psychological Complications on Cosmetic Procedures: A Guide to the AHPRA Guidelines In a recent webinar Dr. Toni Pikoos, a specialist in body dysmorphic disorder, discussed the psychological complications associated with cosmetic procedures. She shed light on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) guidelines and how these guidelines have been informed by […]

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 […]

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 […]

Two-Factor Authentication

Security is at the heart of ReadyMind and we encourage users to enable two-factor authentication to enhance protection of your data. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a mechanism to double-check your identity is legitimate. The intention is to provide stronger protection against unauthorised access to user accounts. When enabled, we generate an email with a unique […]

How to stop body checking

How to stop body checking Written by Cara Briggs and Published in on 20th September 2022 In the era of selfies, Instagram filters and TikTok it’s rare to go a day where you don’t look at yourself. It’s one thing to glimpse at your reflection before leaving the house and quite another to compulsively check […]

Organising Clients with Groups

Allocating your clients to groups can help keep your clients organized. Groups are useful if you want some users (practitioners) to have access to some groups of clients or if you’re analyzing outcome data on a group-specific level. If you’re part of a practice with multiple users (practitioners) you can use groups to make clients […]

I can’t add new clients?

Related Articles   Back to Support There are three main reasons why you may not be able to add new clients. It could be due to the account exceeding the limits of clients available on the plan. See here for details of plan tiers. Some users have experienced problems adding clients for technical reasons, where […]

Export and save result PDFs into practice management software

Saving ReadyMind test results onto your computer or practice management software can be helpful so you can retain a copy in your client file. All results are exportable as a PDF for easy upload to other systems.  To learn how to export raw data, click here. The below guide is using Google Chrome browser, other […]

How to share client access with another practitioner

Sometimes multiple users (clinicians)  might want access to the same client file. While Account Managers and Supervisors will have access to all client files, users with “Practitioner” level access will only be able to see clients that are assigned to them. To assign a patient to another user, an Account Manager and Supervisor can follow […]