NEW! Art Doula–creative care services

By |2021-09-29T14:13:06+00:00April 6th, 2021|bodysongs, clinical practice, cross-disciplinary, shamanism|

Art Doula is a creative care service to assist birth, death and other life transitions. I offer cognitive and physiological re-framing during exacting times. Services now include Engage-A-Griot, and bespoke meditation/re-visioning sessions for individuals, families and communities. With 30 years' experience in counselling, transformative bodywork and creative collaborations, I am upgrading qualifications for certification as [...]

For 2021: Re-Storying: resilience (open access program)

By |2021-09-29T14:12:19+00:00March 2nd, 2021|bodysongs, clinical practice, homepage, shamanism, Upcoming Events|

Re-Storying is a practical, grounding, therapeutic and reinvigorating free program, created in partnership with ACT Health and The Street Theater, Canberra. It shares restorative, regenerative practices  and is available in person and online. All modules are free, to anyone, from anywhere, who registers. Zoom sessions throughout August/September; online (anytime access)  available soon. https://www.thestreet.org.au/artists/re-storying/ https://www.instagram.com/creativerestore/   [...]

“Let’s Act Out”

By |2017-10-19T17:55:59+00:00February 22nd, 2014|clinical practice, homepage, philosophy & ethics|

A client talked about how embarrassed he had been about his recent behaviour. A trained facilitator, he was about to embark on a great Odyssee and he feared his ego had got the better of him in the last few months. "There I was, acting out..." he complained [about himself]. I promised him I [...]

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searching the invisible…

By |2017-10-19T18:10:12+00:00November 1st, 2013|bodysongs, clinical practice, homepage, philosophy & ethics, shamanism|

The role of the shaman has always been to cross the border into the realm of the not-yet-know and bring it back into cognition. Along the way, the shaman may encounter cultural or emotional taboos. It is one reason why the healer exists—to cross the border, retrieve missing information, find links, act as guide. [...]