Conference presentations

2014: NSW Public Libraries Conference

Mudgee, Australia, 11–14 November 2014

‘Bibliotherapy: books, community & wellbeing’

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2014: Arts Health Institute National Convention

Sydney, Australia, 24–25 November 2014

‘Lifting life off the page: the power of bibliotherapy’


2013: Arts Health Institute Professional Development Workshop

Sydney, Australia, 29 November 2013

‘Storytelling in a different form: the art of Bibliotherapy’


2013: 5th Annual International Arts and Health Conference

The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, Sydney, Australia, 13–15 November 2013

‘Books, Mind & Wellbeing’


2012: Alzheimer’s Australia 

Dementia Forum 2012, Melbourne, Australia, 14 August 2012

Keynote speaker: ‘Bibliotherapy: reading for wellbeing in old age’


2011: Dementia + Recreation National Conference 2011

Melbourne, Australia, 29 November 2011

End Keynote speaker: ‘The Book Well program’


Dromkeen Children’s Literature Colloquium

Melbourne, Australia, 9 December 2011

‘Bibliotherapy, as an innovative approach to sharing picture books’


2010: ALIA Access 2010

Brisbane, Australia, September 2010

‘The Book Well program’


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