Reading For Wellbeing Led By Alison Belbin

The course Reading For Wellbeing will be now be lead by actor Alison Belbin. “I was awarded the 2016 Norman Beaton Fellowship by BBC Radio Drama in March. This is a national award and means I will be doing a 5 month contract with the BBC Radio Repertory Company in London from July to December.”…

Koala Hospital

Polly and conference organiser Margret Meagher with koala sculpture outside koala hospital in New South Wales.   Of course, Reading for Well Being is part of the koala’s recovery strategy- so we had to spend a lot of time there!

Hearth goes to Melbourne – Introduction to Reading and Creative Writing for Wellbeing

This free public lecture is of interest to anyone who enjoys reading and works with, or alongside, individuals and groups to promote their wellbeing in formal and informal contexts. This includes carers and people who have struggled with mental ill health themselves; health and social care professionals; occupational therapists, social workers and psychologists. Monday 18…

Heath goes to Melbourne – Introduction to Reading and Creative Writing for Wellbeing

A two day course conducted over four half day sessions. The course is aimed at people who want to use reading and creative writing as an intervention to promote wellbeing and develop professional empathy. Day One provides a background and introduction to the Reading for Wellbeing/Creative Writing method which is being widely used with individuals…