Thursday 18th – Friday 19th May 2017
Standard Rate – $375 – CLICK HERE
NGO Rate – $335 – CLICK HERE
Family Member / Carer (Concession) – $250 – CLICK HERE
Consumer (Concession) – $150 – CLICK HERE
BOOKING – DAY RATE
Standard Rate – 18 May – $190 – CLICK HERE
Standard Rate 19 May – $190 – CLICK HERE
NGO Rate – 18 May – $170 – CLICK HERE
NGO Rate – 19 May – $170 – CLICK HERE
Family Member / Carer (Concession) – 18 May – $130 – CLICK HERE
Family Member / Carer (Concession) – 19 May – $130 – CLICK HERE
Consumer (Concession) – 18 May– $80 – CLICK HERE
Consumer (Concession) – 19 May – $80 – CLICK HERE
An International 2 day Conference exploring how a person’s story (narrative) and their spiritual, cultural and social beliefs can be used to work through the most difficult situations, so that their can life be theirs again.
- Mia Kurtti – Open Dialogue Team, Finland
- Flick Grey – Consumer Activist & Educator, Australia
- Lewis Mehl-Madrona – Psychologist, Psychiatrist & Native American, USA
- Barbara Mainguy – Creative Therapist, Canada
- Wiremu Nia Nia – Maori Healer, New Zealand
- Allister Bush – Psychiatrist, New Zealand
- Karen Taylor – Director Working to Recovery Australasia, Scotland
- Aboriginal Speakers – names to be confirmed
The speakers will bring a wealth of experience of working alongside people that have not responded to mainstream interventions. A mixture of short presentations combined with discussions, conversations and workshops – designed to give delegates time not just to hear from our speakers, but also explore in greater detail the ideas behind how the speakers are putting these ideas into practice. This is a conference not to be missed!
Themes that will be covered in the Conference include:
- Open Dialogue
- Working with Trauma
- Working within a Recovery House – Creating a Framework that works
- Story Telling that Heals
- Sexual Abuse – Does Narrative Working offer a Way Forward?
- Can Psychiatry and Spirituality ever work together?
We are pleased to announce, that at the conference there will be the Australian launch of 2 new books. The first is ‘Collaborative and Indigenous Mental Health Therapy: Tātaihoo – Stories of Māori Healing and Psychiatry’ by Wiremu Nia Nia, Allister Bush & David Epston. Two of the authors, Wiremu and Allister will be present at the launch. The second book that will be launched is by Lewis Mehl-Madrona and Barbara Mainguy, called ‘Remapping Your Mind: The Neuroscience of Self-Transformation through Story’.