Climate Change Resilience Course
Resilience in a Changing Climate is a 6-week experiential group course to be facilitated by experienced eco-psychologists Merle Conyer and Kylie Hitchman at Relationships Australia in Dee Why.
- Become energised by engaging with like-minded people
- Explore your feelings about the rapid changes in our world and how to transform eco-anxiety and eco-grief into meaningful action
- Strengthen a compassionate connection with yourself and with the natural world to combat emotional burnout
- Develop confidence to support children and young people to retain emotional resilience for coping with the challenges of climate change
- Feel empowered to have conversations with family, friends and others about the issue
- Gain a toolkit of resources and strategies to make changes in your own life that will contribute to a just and regenerative future
- Understand your role in the systemic change needed to turn things around
Develop a resilient ‘active-hope’ about the future the program is informed by theories of systemic social change, eco-psychology, mindfulness, compassion, wellness practices and ‘Work That Reconnects’. “If the world is to be healed through human efforts, I am convinced it will be by ordinary people, people whose love for this life is even greater than their fear.” Joanna R. Macy deep ecologist, author of Active Hope.
The course will be covid safe with a maximum of 8 participants so please register early to avoid disappointment.