In the news: Pesky Gnats! CBT computer Game for Children

Tue, 18 September 12 16:44

Pesky Gnats is a computer game designed to make the adult oriented ideas of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy accessible to children experiencing anxiety or low mood. It is co-written by Dr Gary O' Reilly & Dr Nicola McGlade from the UCD School of Psychology with Dr David Coyle - a computer scientist from the University of Bristol.
For more info on our programme please visit our website: www.peskygnats.com

Some related media stories:
Irish Examiner: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/computer-game-can-help-children-cope-with-anxiety-207097.html
Irish Times: http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/sciencetoday/2011/1208/1224308739191.html
Tech Central: http://www.techcentral.ie/19812/irish-computer-game-leads-to-mental-health-breakthrough
Business and Leadership: http://businessandleadership.com/exporting/item/37077-breakthrough-pesky-gnats/
Daily News to You: http://dailynewstoyou.com/pesky-gnats-to-fight-young-depression/853464/
The Verge: http://www.theverge.com/gaming/2012/9/10/3307521/irish-video-game-becomes-a-successful-cognitive-therapy-tool-for

Conference details are available here:
http://www.mentalhealthcare.ie/registration/?utm_source=Mental+Healthcare&utm_campaign=3e8f98532a-Sept_10th9_10_2012&utm_medium=email