Friday 14th – Monday 17th May 2021
Inverloch RACV Resort, Bass Coast, Victoria.
Your host, Dr Carla van Laar is a Professional Member and Accredited Supervisor with ANZACATA.
This training event is proudly endorsed by PACFA for 11 hours of continuing professional development.
The Creative Mental Health Forum and Self Care Retreat supports the goals of the ACTivate Arts Therapy campaign in
showcasing how the Creative Arts Therapies are holistic, person centred, inclusive and value lived experience.
We welcome Professor Anne (Dan) Harris, Director of Creative Agency Research Lab,
ARC Future Fellow, Associate Dean, Research & Innovation, School of Education, RMIT University.
Profits from this forum/retreat will be donated to support CATA’s work
employing qualified Arts Therapists to work with families of children receiving end of life care.
The 2021 Creative Mental Health Forum and Self-care Retreat is an opportunity to look after yourself and learn
while enjoying good company and restorative time in the living world.
It is hosted only two hours drive from Melbourne in the beautiful surrounds of the Bass Coast Bunurong Marine Park and township of coastal Inverloch.
This Professional Development event is suitable for Creative Arts Therapists, Psychotherapists, Health and Allied Health Professionals, Educators and Caring Professionals who are interested in understanding more about creative approaches in mental health care.
The Creative Mental Health Forum and Self-care Retreat includes:
Cultural awareness, welcome dinner and keynote
Creative Mental Health workshops and presentations
Participation in wellness practices including mindfulness, dance, swimming, nature walks, surfing and paddle boarding
Time to relax, explore and connect with your friends and colleagues
Exhibition of Creative Mental Health projects
Panel discussion on the future of Creative Mental Health in Australia.