The Lifeworks Group Pty Ltd was founded in 1999 as a research and training organisation with a mission to search for solutions to humanity's most pressing psychological problems.
Today our work focusses on three main areas: non-malignant chronic pain, overweight/obesity, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Percentage of People Suffering from Non-malignant Chronic Pain
Percentage of People Suffering Overweight/Obesity
Percentage of People Suffering from PTSD
Past Research Areas
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From the Founder
From the earliest days of my career it was very apparent that many people were living with suffering that current treatments did not help.
Even today experts agree that when it comes to chronic pain, overweight/obesity, and PTSD, there is no current widely-used treatment which relieves suffering for the majority of people, and this includes medications of all kinds, physical therapy programs, and psychological treatments.
SDR Therapy is soundly based on scientific principles and is explained by recognised, well-known biological and neurological mechanisms.
So it is unsurprising that the outcomes of our clinical trials are so far in advance of what has been previously experienced.
It is my strong desire that we disseminate this methodology as widely as possible so that as a profession we cease using less effective treatment strategies such as CBT and mindfulness, and so that many more people can be relieved of their suffering and return to a life that is both joyful and meaningful for them.
What We Do
In order to fulfill our mission there are three main areas in which we are active:
In our view too many therapies are based on philosophical concepts or even on myths and legends of psychology, instead of on the science of psychology. This is why it is so important to rigorously test interventions, to ensure that they have a high probability of completely resolving issues for the great majority of people.
We run training programs for health professionals such as counsellors, psychologists, and psychiatrists in order to bring much-needed, better strategies to the therapy room and beyond.
Health professionals require support to master and refine new skills as they're implemented into their practices. Ongoing, personal support is a core function of our organisation.
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