News ~ New Medicare Items for Psych Services

New Medicare items available to all Australians People affected by bushfires can access mental health treatment without a referral or mental health treatment plan from 17 January 2020. Consultations may be in person or via Telehealth or Video Conferencing. Also, in order to access these services, it is not necessary that you were actually in…

The Open Forum 2020 Video is ready to see …

The Video of the Community Discussion held on Saturday 29th FEB 2020 … is ready to watch. This Project has been many months in the making from conception through the struggles of execution to the final phases of completion. This Video of the Project is a beginning that we hope to consolidate and develop in…

The Open Forum: “Women & Violence” ~ 28-29 February 2020

Invitation to Build Community & Rebuild Culture … You are invited to participate in a ‘Community Building Experiment’ that has the potential to change not only the present but the future. We will be exploring cutting edge psychological methods to see if it is possible to rebuild the nature of the culture we all live…

Toolbox ~ Support for The Open Forum

Self Care Support during and after attendance at The Open Forum Mindfulness is an excellent, immediate and accessible way to reorient jaggered attention using breathing and to refocus attention on the body and the present moment. Here is a short 5 min Guided Mindfulness Meditation you can use via your mobile phone during or after…