Childhood Trauma Conference Day One

What a day! Fonagy, Milroy, Schore, Goldstein/Ogden and Kestly. Where else would one have the opportunity to hear such speakers present on the latest research and trends? And 2600 attendees! Here is a snapshot, in no particular order, of what I took from day one: Just 1 per cent of 18 year olds who leave… Read More

Ducks and empathy

Three years ago almost to the day, I attended a workshop in Brisbane run by Cathy Malchiodi the US psychologist and creative therapist. It was a wonderful day [far too short of course] and cemented my belief in the transformative power of creativity to bring about change.  One of the hand-on activities we did that… Read More