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Challenging the mainstream, negative stereotypes of people with a mental illness ths program actively engages those living with a mental illness as researchers, interviewers, performers and program designers while promoting community mental health awareness.

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Challenging the mainstream, negative stereotypes of people with a mental illness ths program actively engages those living with a mental illness as researchers, interviewers, performers and program designers while promoting community mental health awareness.

    Lillie Giang - NDIS and Life Skills Training

    Lillie Giang - NDIS and Life Skills Training

    Melbourne-based celebrity chef Lillie Giang aka The Food Affectionist, joins Brainwaves this evening. She has appeared on shows such as Channel 10’s ‘The Cook’s Pantry’ and Channel 7’s ‘My Asian Banquet’, is a renowned cookery teacher and volunteers her time and cooking talents to numerous community and charity organisations. Coinciding with International Day of Disabled Persons, Lilie will talk to regular host Suzie Leach, about working with NDIS students and their families to help make the preparation and cooking of food accessible, joyful and life changing.

    Ben's Story - Trauma recovery journey

    Ben's Story - Trauma recovery journey

    Ben will be talking to us on Brainwaves this evening about his experience with mental illness and some of his positive life-changing moments including his experience with Eye Movement Desensitization and Processing (EMDR) therapy.Ben moved to Australia from Sri Lanka almost a decade ago, where he eventually got help and began a new journey towards wellness.

    Joana's Story - Disordered Eating & Exercise Addiction

    Joana's Story - Disordered Eating & Exercise Addiction

    Performer, fitness and yoga teacher, therapist and youth justice activist, Joana Simmons will be talking about disordered eating and exercise addiction tonight on BrainwavesMelbourne-based Joana hails from New Zealand, has trained at Ollerup International Academy of Gymnastics and Physical Education in Denmark, Akshi Yogashala in Rishikesh, India and Jason Coleman's Ministry Of Dance, locally.Joana has previously worked in the corrections system, as well as forensic psychiatry, using physical activity to assist healing.Check out her latest podcast:https://podbay.fm/.../does-it-hurt-when-you-do-that-dont..

    Dr Cathy Kezelman & Dr Louise Hansen: Complex Trauma & Trauma Informed Care

    Dr Cathy Kezelman & Dr Louise Hansen: Complex Trauma & Trauma Informed Care

    Joining Brainwaves this evening, is Dr. Cathy Kezelman AM, the president of Blue Knot Foundation, and Dr. Louise Hansen, an academic, psychologist and human rights activist from Cape York, who'll be talking about complex trauma and the trauma informed approach.Both guests have lived experiences of trauma.Cathy is also a medical practitioner and has been a driving force within Blue Knot, for over two decades.With 20 years of Psychology experience, Louise has an underlying passion to help people experience the safety, truth, freedom, health and wellbeing that they deserve. https://traumainformedworld.com/

    Salli's Story Part 2 - Hypnotherapy

    Salli's Story Part 2 - Hypnotherapy

    Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist Sal of Sal Creative Therapy will talk about how she takes people on a creative journey towards wellness, based on what is meaningful and important for them, so they can restore their most authentic self.If you'd like to listen to the first time Salli came on brainwaves to talk about her lived experience with mental health challenges and suicidal ideation you can HERE

    Cecile Barral & Oceane Campbell - The Silence Between Us

    Cecile Barral & Oceane Campbell - The Silence Between Us

    Tonight on Brainwaves we speak to Cecile Barral & Oceane Campbell. Together they have co-written a raw and original double memoir The Silence Between Us as a conversation between mother and daughter.  It centres on Oceane’s high lethality suicide attempt as an 18 year old (almost 20 years ago), and is based on private diary entries written by Oceane and her mum at the time as they process their shock, fear and grief and try to work together to heal. We will chat with Cecile & Oceane about the healing process of writing this book together and how that has helped their recovery. https://www.hardiegrant.com/au/publishing/bookfinder/book/the-silence-between-us-by-oceane-campbell/9781743796702 

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