Our Courses for Autumn 2019

Looking for something to do? Wanting to make a change in your life?
Wanting to feel empowered?
How about doing a course with us.

Course registration is essential. Minimum numbers apply so early is encouraged to avoid disappointment. Drop into the Centre (Monday to Friday, 10 am to 2 pm) to enrol. We accept cash or cheque. Alternatively, you can make a bank payment to, Women’s Centre Inc, 38 9006 0580625 00.

If you are a WINZ client you can now apply to access the Course Participation Allowance to cover your course fees. Pick up a form from the Women's Centre.

Living Life Unapologetically – stepping into your power

Join Hayley-Maree for this one-day, enlivening workshop exploring self-empowerment.

 Topics to be covered include:

  • self-love

  • living authentically

  • boundaries

  • body confidence

  • meditation

  • self-care

 This workshop will provide you with tools to:

  • create a self-care plan

  • connect to self through meditation

  • process feelings

  • identify new ways of being more grounded

 Tea and coffee will be provided, but please bring some kai for your lunch.

Dates: 8 June
Day: Saturday 
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Facilitator: Hayley-Maree Litt
Cost: $50 waged, $30 low/unwaged
Enrol by: 31 May

I Like Me: Building Healthy Self-Esteem and Confidence

This course aims to improve your self-confidence, build healthy self-esteem and help you gain a stronger sense of self-worth and self-acceptance.

We will explore what self-esteem is, how low self-esteem develops and how it is maintained.

In the course you will:

  • Learn to become aware of what you are thinking and feeling and learn how to change negative thought patterns and self-talk

  • Gain an understanding of how the brain works and how to create new brain pathways

  • Learn strategies and practices to help you live your life with more confidence and self-belief

Discover your full potential and develop confidence in your ability to fulfil goals of employment, life and interpersonal relationships. The course will involve some group work and discussion, experiential learning and individual exercises.

Dates: 2 to 23 May (4 sessions)
Day: Thursday    
Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Facilitator: Ali Watersong
Cost: $45 waged, $30 low/unwaged
Enrol by: 26 April

Creative Soul: Reimagining the Self through Arts Therapy

“Who am I?” is an age old question. Using a combination of creative ways to explore the soulful, mythic, imaginary and symbolic aspects of self, this course will allow for a deepening awareness of who we are.

If any of the following questions evoke a sense of curiosity or wonder, then this may be a course for you.

  • Interested in how creativity and imagination can help you uncover layers of self?

  • Curious about the subtle and hidden meanings embedded in dreams, myths and fairytales?

  • Want to be more present to the magical elements of the ordinary?

  • Want to begin uncovering the real you from beneath the layers of societal expectations and conditioning?

  • What has soul got to do with it?

Please note - this is an Arts Therapy based group, not a therapy session.

Dates: 1 May - 5 June (6 sessions)
Day: Wednesday             
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Facilitator: Arijana Ruznic-Beyer
Cost: $50 waged, $30 low/unwaged
Enrol by: 24 April