7-15 October 2023
Celebrating National Mental Health Week
on the Surf Coast

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Colouring Outside the Lines

Creative Approaches to Accessing Mental Health Support
Wednesday October 11, 2023
  •  3:00pm
  to 4:00pm
Cost: Free
Location Zoom
In this webinar, we are delighted to have renowned clinical psychologist Chris Mackey and his son, podcaster Rowan Mackey, join us to share their insights and discuss various aspects of psychology.

This engaging conversation will revolve around how we can increase people’s access to professional support creatively, incorporating Chris's extensive experience and Rowan's fresh perspective.

Facilitated by Jules Haddock, President of Art of the Minds, we are honoured and thrilled to feature both of these esteemed speakers in this year's festival program.

About Chris Mackey:

Chris Mackey is a highly experienced clinical psychologist with over 40 years of practice. As the Principal Psychologist at Chris Mackey and Associates in Geelong, Australia, he has touched the lives of countless individuals through his therapeutic work. Chris is also the author of the acclaimed book "The Positive Psychology of Synchronicity: Enhance Your Mental Health with the Power of Coincidence." This work explores the intersection of psychology and synchronicity, offering valuable insights for personal growth and well-being.

About Rowan Mackey:

Rowan Mackey, a content producer and digital creative, studied sports media and law at the University of Canberra. He is the principal of Easygoing Digital and has contributed to over 1,000,000 podcast downloads as a presenter and producer. Rowan has produced official podcasts for the Geelong Cats AFL and AFLW teams for five years and worked on the TV show Destination Happiness for three years. He has collaborated with organisations including Channel 7, Lifeline, Geelong Grammar School, and more. Rowan is the Digital Media Manager at Chris Mackey and Associates and co-presents the podcast ‘Psych Spiels and Silver Linings’.

Who is this webinar for?

The intended audience for this webinar includes individuals interested in mental health, psychology enthusiasts, practitioners in the mental health field, students studying psychology or counselling, and anyone seeking innovative approaches to mental health support. The webinar aims to cater to a diverse range of participants, including those who are open to exploring creative avenues for mental wellbeing.
Call Organiser: 0420 302 535

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