Explorations in Climate Psychology Journal: The river wants to move

The Uk-based, Climate Psychology Alliance, published a personal reflection piece I wrote for their e-journal, “Explorations in Climate Psychology”. Below are the first three paragraphs, here is the full article. I belong to Italian migrants and the first generation of my family born on Aboriginal Land. I live and work …

Guest Contributor: Queensland Institute of Family Therapy – A love for systemic thinking

This article was written for the QIFT Blog. Before I trained in systemic family therapy, I did not know that I would become enamoured by general system theory and cybernetics. Nor did I realise the depth of appreciation I would feel for the paradigm shift that a systemic lens would bring to …

Integrative Practice for the Beginning Family Therapist: Bringing it Back to Basics

An article I wrote, based on my Master Mental Health (Family Therapy) research project, was published in the special issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy in March 2022. You can read the full article here. The practice of integrating various therapeutic disciplines and models in …

Presentation Abstract for the AAFT 41st National (Virtual) Conference: D_ISTANCES Generational Impacts of Displacement and Resettlement

Our Distance from Nature: Attending to the Human-Natural World Relationship.  Artwork by Steven Falco @procreativ Since colonisation and the introduction of dominant political, economic and social systems, the human-natural world relationship has been disrupted from one of connection and balance to one of distance. Modern life separates humans from nature. …