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Congratulations to all the nominees for Contemporary Practice! Your innovative and creative approach to your work has truly set you apart, and we're honoured to have you as nominees. Your forward-thinking ideas and solutions are paving the way for the future. Please join us in congratulating...

Have you ever experienced life without music?  The way it can lift your emotions or bring back memories? We use it for motivation, exercise, times of grief and times of celebration.  Music has been around for centuries, and music is a part of our world, even if...

The Art In Healing is a half-hour documentary by award winning director, writer and producer, Stella Grammenos-Dimadis. The film, starring Indigo Therapy Group, explores the role that creativity and art plays in people's lives, particularly when personal trauma occurs or when people are afflicted by...

There are a variety of therapy options for NDIS participants outside of mainstream clinical supports. Nonclinical supports such as the ones featured in this webinar are growing in demand due to the benefits they are providing to many participants. In this webinar expert providers, including...

Did you know today is Self Determination Day? Yep. On April 6th in 1984 the Cocos Keeling Islands became a democratically-run self-governing territory of Australia. Which got me thinking. What an amazing name to commemorate a day like that? It’s not called Independence Day, or “Our...

What’s the art therapy doing to our brain? There is more and more research every day about what happens in our brain when we are doing creative activities. I am so looking forward to the findings that will continue to come out of the research centres...

Patients find healing through art.  By NDIS registered art therapist Simona Weinstein. Art has been reproduced with permission.  The young girl was a Year 10 student, relishing her social status in high school, but getting average marks, and only sometimes enjoying her teenage years. One afternoon, on school...

Mum: “He used to be so gentle and well behaved. Now he is caught up with the wrong crowd. The boys in his Grade 5 year are violent. They lie, misbehave and bully each other in the playground. I am not used to his distancing...

Can art therapy connect me to my child? Mum says “he used to be so gentle and well behaved. Now he is caught up with the wrong crowd. The boys in his Grade 5 year are violent. They lie, misbehave and bully each other in the...

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