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The Hints For Healing Podcast

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Hints for Healing is about showcasing the diverse and multidisciplinary work which contributes to the psychological recovery, resettlement and development of children and learners with a refugee experience.

Hints for Healing is about showcasing the diverse and multidisciplinary work which contributes to the psychological recovery, resettlement and development of children and learners with a refugee experience.

Location:

Australia

Description:

Hints for Healing is about showcasing the diverse and multidisciplinary work which contributes to the psychological recovery, resettlement and development of children and learners with a refugee experience.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 8 - Windows and Mirrors: Teaching and Sharing Refugee Stories in the Classroom

4/16/2021
Teacher, psychologist and writer Jemima Shafei-Ongu talks to Nicole Loehr about how texts with refugee themes can be used in the classroom in a way that respects the psychological safety of all students. Jemima also shared her tips on how to support students who express their wish to share aspects of their refugee experience with the school community. Find out more: Sitti's SecretsMy Two Blankets Produced by Nicole Loehr. Music by Eric Avery and R.E.M. (performed by Troy Reilly). Image...

Duration:01:55:00

Episode 7 - Occupational Therapy Approaches to Trauma Recovery

3/29/2021
Nicole Loehr interviews Occupational Therapist and fellow STARTTS School Liaison Officer, Rachelle Coe about the role that occupational therapy can play in recovery from refugee trauma. They discuss how a knowledge of sensory processing can be harnessed to support students with co- and self-regulation in the classroom and illustrate the important role that the physical environment plays in supporting calm and alert states of arousal. Rachelle also reflects on her experiences of facilitating...

Duration:02:19:14

Episode 6 - On Country: Belonging and Culturally-Relevant Therapy

3/8/2021
Shaun Nemorin interviews social worker and psychotherapist Sue-Anne Hunter, a proud Wurundjeri and Ngurai Illum Wurrung woman. They discuss connection to ancestors and the intersections of trauma healing amongst First Nations Peoples and people with refugee experience who have migrated to Australia. Through Shaun's personal experiences of being welcomed on Aboriginal land, Sue-Anne and Shaun explore the power of welcome and connection with First Nations Australians and the critical...

Duration:01:18:27

Episode 5: Sydney Soccer Stories: Social Connectivity and Narrative Approaches to Trauma Recovery

2/15/2021
Shaun Nemorin swaps roles and hops in the guest seat! In this episode Nicole Loehr interviews Shaun about the importance of social connectivity in overcoming adversity and his personal and professional experiences of people finding a sense of belonging and purpose through sport, writing and narrative therapeutic approaches to healing. Shaun made reference to the following texts during the...

Duration:00:57:10

Episode 4: Cultural Chameleons and Creative Therapies

1/26/2021
In this episode Shaun Nemorin talks to STARTTS School Liaison Officer, Nicole Loehr. They discuss how the most unsuspecting paths can lead to working with survivors of refugee experiences and explore how a knowledge of cross-cultural identities and creative expression in a therapeutic environment, can support healing and recovery. Produced by Nicole Loehr. Music written by R.E.M and performed by Troy Reilly. Artwork "Now you see me" by Nicole Loehr

Duration:00:54:42

Episode 3: Sandplay - Expressing and Understanding Through Sand and Miniatures

12/14/2020
In this episode Shaun Nemorin talks to STARTTS Child & Adolescent Counsellors Chiara Ridolfi and Sanja Stefanovic about how they apply Sandplay to working with children with refugee experiences. Sanja and Chiara reflect on how key aspects of Sandplay Therapy, such as freedom of expression, safety and a person-centred approach, support clients’ psyche to work toward healing. Produced by Karen Collier. Music written by R.E.M and performed by Troy Reilly. Photo and staging by Nicole...

Duration:00:44:58

Episode 2: Jungle Tracks - HealingThrough Stories

11/19/2020
Shaun speaks with STARTTS Psychologists Pearl Fernandes and Yvette Aiello about the how story books from the Jungle Tracks Kit have been used to support children's recovery from refugee trauma.

Duration:00:55:52

Episode 1: Working therapeutically with learners with refugee experience in a COVID reality

10/12/2020
Shaun speaks with Julie-Anne Younis who is the Senior Child and Adolescent Counsellor/Trainer at STARTTS. A registered psychologist who has provided therapeutic services to learners with refugee experience for almost 20 years, we talk about how we might better support young people in the time of Covid 19.

Duration:00:49:11