features provocative, in-depth interviews with the dynamic facilitators who are part of Sydney Centre for Creative Change. The podcasts are hosted by Jacki Short, Clinical Director of the Centre.
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Jacki Short, Director of Sydney Centre for Creative Change talks with Nesh Nikolic about what play therapy is and how it works.
Natalie Mackenzie on What is Drama Therapy
Hear Natalie Mackenzie, registered Dramatherapist share her insights and practical examples of using drama therapy. From helping a young boy manage his angry outbursts through action and imagination inside a volcano to working with a young woman experiencing early psychosis following a traumatic incident - learn about gentle, active and effective ways of using drama methods for counselling children and young people. Proudly hosted by Sydney Centre for Creative Change, Australia's leading professional development training center in creative therapies.
Released 8th May 2018 24.38 mins
Kim Billington on Using Narrative Therapy in Story Work and Play Therapy
Kim Billington, Counsellor and Narrative Therapist shares her understanding of how and why stories, play, art and other forms of creative therapy enlive, support and help focus on change for children of all ages. Kim is a highly experienced therapist who is inspired by narrative therapy (and other) approaches in a variety of counselling roles she has held. She shares some powerful stories for change and discusses her early influences in the field.
Released 30.5.18 32.08mins
Dr Kirstin Robertson-Gillam on What is Music Therapy?
Hear how music can be used for therapy as Dr Kirstin Robertson-Gillam, registered Music Therapist, shares her many years of experience working in the field with children and adults. Kirstin has successfully run therapeutic choirs, assisted clients at the end of their lives and brought joy and meaning to therapeutic encounters through music. Kirstin shares her experiences of how music can be used in many forms with clients of all ages and presentations.
Released 30.5.18 45.32mins
Susan Perrow on Therapeutic Storytelling
Hear Susan Perrow share stories that have helped both individuals and communities. Understand how the creation, telling and hearing of stories helps with so many of life's challenging circumstances. Susan has published 3 books on story telling now that have been translated into 10 languages. Listen to some of her favourite stories for change as well as about those touched by her work. Hear her describe her model of story creation.
Released 30.5.18 24.11mins
Beate Steller on Using Art and Creative Therapies in Grief Therapy
Hear Beate Steller, Social Worker and Spiritual Care Team Leader, share her insights and experiences about the value and uses of art in therapy and support of those struggling with grief and loss. Beate has worked for many years in runs an experiential and skills based training workshop in the Art of Grieving through Sydney Centre for Creative Change, Australia's leading professional development training center in creative therapies. Her gentle style and deep passion for art and creative expression is given voice in this podcast.
Released 30.5.18 25.41mins