Geelong Community Mental Health Speakers Program


14 October, 2017 1:00 PM - 14 October, 2017 3:30 PM


SalvoConnect, 35 Myers Street, Geelong Vic 3220


This month we have two great speakers providing an overview of two alternative treatment options, for those with a mental illness.

Susan Bassett – EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprogramming)

Susan Bassett, is a counsellor who utilises EMDR Therapy in her practice and specialises in anxiety in younger individuals. Susan has a vast experience in the community mental health sector, with a background in nursing.

EMDR Therapy is a powerful psychological treatment that has been used effectively for over 20 years in a variety of international settings and cultures with many different types of psychological distress.

Rachel Pen – The Benefits of Art Therapy for Good Mental Health

Rachel Pen, Art Therapist, pursued training in Art Therapy following the beneficial impact it had on her own lived experience with Anxiety. This firsthand insight enables her to provide unique instruction and interaction.

As part of Rachel’s presentation you will be invited to take part in a brief Art Therapy session. By expressing yourself through art, an art therapist can help you see things about yourself that you otherwise may not have comprehended.

Art therapists can help you process emotions and feelings that you are struggling with, so you can begin healing.

Nicci Wall
0419 874 350


$ 5.00 Concession $10.00 Full Fee Pay at the Door Booking preferred. Email nicci@thisismyreality.com.au