The CASSE Team was thrilled to learn Anne Kantor, our Deputy Chair, was awarded an Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia on the 26th of January, for distinguished service to the community through philanthropic support for a range of environmental, social welfare, arts and educational organisations, and to psychotherapy.
The page is blank. Where does one start to make sense of a life? Is there a beginning and an end? Are there multiple interconnections, seemingly disconnected, which in the fullness of time connect to form a story? A whole, of many parts, which if visually portrayed, could look like a collage or a Jackson Pollock painting of pure form and no image, pure paint - the essence and without artifice.
This is the dance of life...
As we reach the half-way mark for Psychology Week 2015, I would like to share a story that shows, very briefly, how the psychoanalytic psychotherapist might work with someone to understand trauma and violence.
The story is taken from 'Saving Lives', the first of CASSE's series of booklets that explore some of the key issues facing people and communities in crisis.
The Northern Territory's numbers in youth detention are soaring - ABC News. As more Aboriginal youth enter detention, CASSE’s cultural healing camp at Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre is an essential program that brings culture and Country into custody. pic.twitter.com/mWxZIPyRXl
CASSE is delighted to welcome Mr Raymond Walters as our new Board member and Mr Robert Hoosan (Cultural Co-ordinator)and Mr Martin Juggadai (original founder of Men’s Tjilirra Movement) as Board patrons. Click here for bios: casse.org.au/about-us/casse…pic.twitter.com/VbpbSD6C3R