Backyard Adventuring: The Therapeutic Benefits of Exploring Your Own Space

backyard adventuring - woman looking at tree with wonder

The idea of adventure often conjures up images of exotic travel, multi-day hikes, or daring expeditions. However, adventure doesn’t always have to involve significant planning or travel. Sometimes, adventure can be found in your backyard. For centuries there are stories of people who felt lost, broken, or traumatised and decided that to find themselves they … Read more

The impacts of the floods on individuals and communities, what this means for resilience and how it relates to trauma.

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The danger of the expectation of resilience. What resilience is and what it isn’t. How trauma is accumulative and lives in our bodies at a cellular level.

How to manage toxic relationships and past perpetrators at Christmas time.

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Christmas is not all about jingle bells and merriment. Women are at risk in the home and twice as likely to be assaulted over the Christmas season than any other time of the year.

What is a toxic relationship?

Toxic relationships

Domestic violence myths and the impacts of toxic relationships. Introduction of attachment and how this forms development from child to adult. Trauma may be from present relationship or may be predisposed because an unrealised attachment pattern.