Virtual Reality: Current Applications, Future Horizons for Clinicians & Organizational Psychologists

Thrive leaders share how immersive and virtual technology (VT) is being applied to a variety of clinical and therapeutic settings for PTSD, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, addiction and recovery.
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April 20, 2012 - PRLog -- Thrive Research (Los Altos, CA) is pleased to announce participation in a Master Lecture at the 2012 California Psychological Association’s annual meeting, April 19-22 in Monterey.
During their keynote session Chief Medical Officer (Ivana Steigman, MD, PhD) and Chief Strategy Officer (Dr. Walter Greenleaf, PhD) will share how immersive and virtual technology (VT) is being applied to a variety of clinical and therapeutic settings.  They will detail Thrive’s work with substance abuse clinics, schools and the military.  Along with co-presenters Camala Boyce, PhD and Ron Rembisz, PhD, they will highlight the historical roots of using VT along with other present day applications and technological innovations for the future.   Research findings in clinical work with respect to PTSD, phobias and other settings will be shared. Participants will also observe video-taped re-creations of clinical and corporate applications and receive practical advice for applying the concepts in their practice.
For more information on Thrive’s work in behavioral training and immersive technologies, please visit Thrive Research.
About Thrive Research
Thrive Research is the leading innovator in developing online behavioral training and immersive technologies for behavioral healthcare.  Developed in conjunction with Stanford University and other top institutions, these evidence based solutions are designed to address major aspects of behavioral health and to motivate permanent behavior change.  Current products include comprehensive solutions for addiction and recovery, depression, anxiety and sleep disorders.

About California Psychological Association
The California Psychological Association’s annual meeting is designed to educate clinicians on contemporary psychological practice and to prepare psychologists for emerging opportunities in the psychological workplaces of tomorrow.  The theme for the 2012 CPA Convention is “Enhancing Today – Preparing for Tomorrow.”
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