CIN Webinar — Extended Reality Technology Treatment for Behavioral Health
About This Event
Interested in how new applications of technology could support your work in mental health? For the past three decades, extended reality (XR), including virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality, has been used to treat a variety of behavioral health conditions. The recent technological advances in immersive technology brought about by gaming and mobile devices now offer even more potential uses including possibilities for rewiring implicit and unconscious beliefs and cognition.
Embodied VR is a new area of XR that is exploring treatment options for psychiatric disorders, such as body image and psychosomatic symptoms, through immersive experiences with online avatars.
Join Dr. Kim Bullock, Stanford professor, neuropsychiatrist, and clinical XR researcher, for this webinar on the theory, evidence, application, challenges, and potential applications of XR for treating behavioral health conditions.
- Learn about the clinical evidence and uses of XR in behavioral health.
- Learn about the applications of XR on the future of telehealth.
- Gain insight into the potential application of technology and nervous system interfaces to create long-lasting neuroplasticity and behavior change.
- Demonstrate the need for effective collaboration between academia and industry to innovate XR solutions for mental health conditions.