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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Webinar Recording: Adapting to the new AHPRA guidelines for cosmetic procedures

Webinar: Adapting to the New Screening Guidelines for Cosmetic Procedures   Presenter: Dr Toni Pikoos, ReadyMind Co-Founder, Clinical Psychologist and Postdoctoral Researcher Download slides Download Slides As of July 1st 2023, medical practitioners administering both non-surgical and surgical cosmetic procedures are required to routinely screen for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) as part of their consultation process. […]