TLC WORK­SHOP IN­TEN­SIVE A work­shop for fe­male sur­vivors of child sex­ual abuse

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One only: 7-9 Fe­bru­ary 2017 Book­ings & in­for­ma­tion: 1300 283 297 or re­cov­ery@brad­shaw­house.com.au Cost: $1600 All in­clu­sive, 10 par­tic­i­pants only

The TLC work­shop in­ten­sive is a 3-day per­son­alised ther­apy group for fe­male sur­vivors of child sex­ual abuse. TLC will show you a path to heal­ing & free­dom from child­hood emo­tional & sex­ual trauma. If you have the courage to face your past, & put an end to its power over you as an adult in a safe & car­ing en­vi­ron­ment, this work­shop will open that door for you. Led by renowned health & foren­sic psy­chol­o­gist Dianne Per­ret­tAbra­hamsm & based on the ground­break­ing foun­da­tions of in­ner child ther­apy de­vel­oped by John Brad­shaw, our spe­cial­ist fe­male psy­chol­o­gists & sup­port staff will lead you safely onto a path of heal­ing & re­cov­ery. You will learn how to cham­pion your­self in a nur­tur­ing en­vi­ron­ment. This will em­power you to face the fu­ture with other sur­vivors & a strong net­work; you will re­ceive spe­cial­ist coun­selling & di­rec­tion through on­go­ing re­fer­ral. You are no longer alone. It takes courage to heal, re­cover & change; we will help you fa­cil­i­tate that process. Nu­tri­tional chef-pre­pared meals & snacks will be pro­vided. In your own bed­room, you will be housed in self-con­tained cab­ins nes­tled against the back­drop of the Grampians Na­tional Park in Halls Gap Vic­to­ria. The only things to bring are cloth­ing, per­sonal ef­fects, will­ing­ness, & courage. Ses­sions start at 8am, with for­mal pro­cesses con­clud­ing at 5pm. Fol­low­ing din­ners, the pro­gram con­tin­ues from 7 – 9pm. The clin­i­cal pro­gram is ac­com­pa­nied with struc­tured walks into the Grampians & spir­i­tual harp ther­apy. Sur­vival is no longer an op­tion; it’s time to start liv­ing on a re­cov­ery path.

*Sur­vivors of child sex­ual abuse of­ten bury & con­ceal their ex­pe­ri­ences, in many cases for decades. *An in­creased rate of both sui­cide & at­tempted sui­cide are associated with child­hood trauma, par­tic­u­larly child sex­ual abuse (Aus­tralian Bureau of Statis­tics, 2010). A 2010 study in the Med­i­cal Jour­nal of Aus­tralia found sig­nif­i­cantly higher rates of sui­cide & ac­ci­den­tal fa­tal drug over­dose in the CSA group com­pared to na­tional data for the gen­eral pop­u­la­tion (M Cu­ta­jar, 2010). *An ad­verse child­hood ex­pe­ri­ences study in the US iden­ti­fied that adults who have ex­pe­ri­enced four or more ad­verse child­hood ex­pe­ri­ences are 12 times more likely to have at­tempted sui­cide than those who have not ex­pe­ri­enced any forms of child­hood trauma or abuse (Felitti, et al., 1998).

This is a se­ri­ous is­sue in Aus­tralia

There is now lit­tle doubt about the re­la­tion­ship between child­hood abuse & psy­cho­log­i­cal prob­lems as an adult. A study by Colom­bia Univer­sity has re­vealed that 40% of those ex­pe­ri­enc­ing chronic de­pres­sion for at least five years had ex­pe­ri­enced child sex­ual abuse. The com­plex trauma of ad­verse child­hood ex­pe­ri­ences is now recog­nised to be par­tic­u­larly dam­ag­ing be­cause the brain is un­der­go­ing crit­i­cal early de­vel­op­ment. Ac­cord­ing to NSW Health (1998), sur­vivors of child sex­ual abuse ac­counted for 34% of all pre­sen­ta­tions across the men­tal health sec­tor in 1998. Sur­vivors of child sex­ual abuse con­sti­tute the great­est num­ber of women re­quest­ing services both from the public and pri­vate men­tal health sec­tors (Hen­der­son, 2006). Sur­vivors of­ten adopt the fol­low­ing be­hav­iours: *Be­ing over­weight or obese *Smok­ing *Al­co­hol & drug abuse *Poor diet & nu­tri­tion *Lack of phys­i­cal ex­er­cise With in­ter­ven­tion – ap­pro­pri­ate sup­port, spe­cial­ist treat­ment & trauma-in­formed prac­tice in­ter­ven­tions – adult sur­vivors of child sex­ual abuse can lead healthy, pos­i­tive, & pro­duc­tive lives. Their chil­dren, too, will ben­e­fit, be­cause the res­o­lu­tion of trauma in par­ents in­ter­cepts its trans­mis­sion to the next gen­er­a­tion. You will bare wit­ness to that fact dur­ing the TLC work­shop.

MAG­NIF­I­CENT HEAL­ING EX­PE­RI­ENCES IN AN­CIENT WILDER­NESS

Eco-heal­ing is about heal­ing our­selves, com­mu­ni­ties and en­vi­ron­ments by dis­solv­ing sep­a­ra­tion and open­ing into wild flow, ease and con­nec­tion. In places of ex­tra­or­di­nary nat­u­ral beauty, pro­found in­spi­ra­tion and im­por­tant di­ver­sity, such as Tas­ma­nia’s Tarkine wilder­ness and the Kim­ber­ley wilder­ness, we ad­ven­ture in deep com­mu­nity, ex­plor­ing well be­yond the sur­face. Im­mersed in vis­ual beauty, fresh air, space and the web of life, we open our­selves and our hearts, strength­en­ing our con­nec­tions with all be­ings and the spirit of coun­try. Fa­cil­i­tated by ex­pe­ri­enced male and fe­male fa­cil­i­ta­tors and usu­ally with in­put from lo­cal in­dige­nous peo­ple. Deep ecol­ogy, heal­ing ecol­ogy and sa­cred ecol­ogy in­formed by shamanic prac­tices help us con­nect in all kinds of sig­nif­i­cant and life-chang­ing ways. We warmly in­vite you to these eco-heal­ing re­treats as a way for­ward.

HOME BUSI­NESS FOR THE PROS­PER­ITY MINDED

“Let us show you how we’ve taught oth­ers just like you to earn an ex­ec­u­tive level in­come from home” The Op­por­tu­nity: 64 bil­lion dol­lar lead­er­ship de­vel­op­ment / per­sonal de­vel­op­ment in­dus­try. Un­capped com­mis­sions. Full train­ing & sup­port for qual­i­fied can­di­dates. Abil­ity to earn im­me­di­ate in­come. Full or part time avail­able. No cold call­ing or ap­proach­ing friends & fam­ily. Not MLM. You will be some­one who: *has a pro­fes­sional man­ner & pos­i­tive out­look *pos­sesses the abil­ity to work au­tonomously & is self mo­ti­vated *is highly mo­ti­vated to cre­ate suc­cess *is a “big thinker” & sees your­self as be­ing ca­pa­ble of mak­ing an ex­ec­u­tive level in­come *wants to en­joy the wide rang­ing ben­e­fits of run­ning your own busi­ness on a self em­ployed ba­sis.

NAT­U­RAL HELP FOR SHINGLES & OTHER SUM­MER AIL­MENTS

Sim­ply Flower Power Pain Relief & Mois­tur­is­ing Cream. The flower essences, & home­o­pathics, in this uniquely for­mu­lated sooth­ing cream, ad­dress the stress of con­di­tions such a shingles, by help­ing to di­min­ish the ex­cru­ci­at­ing pain as they bring the emo­tions in the cells back into bal­ance. In­sect bites usu­ally stop itch­ing or hurt­ing within min­utes, with one or two ap­pli­ca­tions. Sun­burn: make sure to thor­oughly cool any sun­burnt area first (us­ing wa­ter and/or a cool­ing gel) then gen­tly cover with a thin layer of Sim­ply Flower Power. Re­peat sev­eral times daily as re­quired. Watch as your skin heals twice as fast and so healthily. For gen­eral pain relief, ap­ply to painful area ev­ery 15-30 min­utes un­til pain sub­sides. Suit­able for many painful con­di­tions.

LEARN ABOUT THE AMAZ­ING BACH FLOWER SYS­TEM

“Health de­pends on be­ing in har­mony with our soul” [Su­san Gianevsky, Dip Hom, B.ED, ITF’86] I be­lieve that Bach Flow­ers are even more rel­e­vant to­day than ever be­fore. We are so bom­barded with health pills claim­ing to be the new panacea for ev­ery­thing, from slim­ming to slow­ing the age­ing cy­cle, that we have for­got­ten the im­por­tance of the key ingredient to a happy & healthy self: a bal­anced emo­tional self that en­joys a pos­i­tive out­look. Dr. Bach spent many years fine tun­ing the 38 reme­dies so that they fit­ted into cat­e­gories that are still rel­e­vant to peo­ple all around the world to­day, bring­ing in­ter­nal com­fort, bal­ance, un­der­stand­ing & soul har­mony that cre­ates our pos­i­tive im­print for the fu­ture.

THE GREAT IN­VO­CA­TION

From the point of Light within the Mind of God Let light stream forth into the minds of men. Let Light de­scend on Earth. From the point of Love within the Heart of God Let love stream forth into the hearts of men. May Christ re­turn to Earth. From the cen­tre where the Will of God is known Let pur­pose guide the lit­tle wills of men – The pur­pose which the Masters know and serve. From the cen­tre which we call the race of men Let the Plan of Love and Light work out And may it seal the door where evil dwells. Let Light and Love and Power re­store the Plan on Earth.

between the eye­brows. The en­er­gies are then stepped down through the chakras of the mem­bers of the group. A huge net­work of light is be­ing cre­ated on the soul plane, and it is grow­ing all the time. Each trans­mis­sion group is linked into this net­work, and a tremen­dous spir­i­tual power ra­di­ates along it through the world. There are no fees or mem­ber­ship re­quired. All that is needed is the de­sire to serve.

MIND­FUL EAT­ING RE­TREAT 2017

Do emo­tions, stress or sur­round­ings some­times in­flu­ence your eat­ing habits? Let this re­treat bring a new kind of sweet­ness & a re­vi­talised con­nec­tion to food. No more fads or di­ets, just nour­ish­ment on all lev­els.

Feel­ing cu­ri­ous? For all your ques­tions call Deb on 0400 855 745 & lock in your early bird/bring a friend dis­count. Fa­cil­i­ta­tor: Deb Pan­nowitz Grad Dip Hlth Sci Nu­tri­tion Medicine, MSC.

AUSTRALIS WA­TER PU­RI­FIERS

Pu­rify wa­ter the nat­u­ral way – used for 1000’s of years – through ce­ramic fil­ter­ing. We spe­cialise in Aus­tralian made 12 litre ce­ramic pu­ri­fiers, 8 litre Chi­nese porce­lain pu­ri­fiers & sup­ply var­i­ous fil­ters to fil­ter out the harm­ful bac­te­ria & tox­ins of the mod­ern world from your wa­ter.

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