International Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Centre


CST Training in New Zealand

Training events

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Dr Gary Cheung (PhD FRANZCP MBChB), University of Auckland.

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Dr Gary Cheung (PhD FRANZCP MBChB) is an academic old age psychiatrist at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He co-leads the dissemination and research of CST in New Zealand. Current CST projects include combining chair yoga with CST and adapting CST for Māori and Pasifika people. He is a member of the Theme 4 leadership team and a member of the Dementia Prevention Research Clinics (a longitudinal study of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease) of Brain Research New Zealand - A Centre of Research Excellence.

Contact: g.cheung@auckland.ac.nz
Website: https://unidirectory.auckland.ac.nz/profile/g-cheung

Dr Kathy Peri, University of Auckland.

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Dr Kathy Peri is an academic gerontology nurse specialist and senior lecturer at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She has been co leading the implementation, training and research of CST in New Zealand for the past five years. She is currently involved in adapting CST for Maori and Pasifika people and is a member of the Centre of Brain Research and coordinates the dementia care post graduate papers at the University of Auckland.

Contact: k.peri@auckland.ac.nz
Website: https://unidirectory.auckland.ac.nz/profile/k-peri