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Brisbane Chapter Presents: A New Paradigm for Mental Health: Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies with Nigel Denning & Tania De Jong

With Nigel Denning and Tania de Jong AM

Date: Thu 31 March 2022 @ 5:30pm
Location: Treehouse Rooftop 111 Jane St, West End QLD 4101, Australia

The Brisbane Chapter of Mind Medicine Australia is proud to invite you to:
A New Treatment Paradigm for Mental Illness: Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies with Nigel Denning & Tania De Jong AM (feat Q&A).

As you may know, Psychedelic-Assisted therapy is showing incredible promise to help people suffering from a range of mental health conditions including PTSD, depression, anxiety and addiction.

We are delighted to invite you to a live in-person event on March 31 in Brisbane’s West End where you can learn about this exciting new frontier for mental health.

The evening will feature a presentation and Q&A with two of the leaders in the field: Nigel Denning and Tania De Jong AM who will be joining us from Melbourne via zoom. Mr Denning is head of the Mind Medicine Institute, which is running Australia’s first certification program for PAT. And Tania De Jong is the Executive Director of Mind Medicine Australia.

They will be discussing this exciting new field, which is promising to allow Australians who are suffering with mental illness the opportunity to get well and return to living full lives.

Cheese platters and drinks will be provided on the night.

Date: Thursday 31st March 2022
Time: 5:30pm (supper and drinks) for 6:00pm start – 7:30pm (includes Q&A Panel)
Location: Treehouse Rooftop, 111 Jane Street, West End, 4101
Ticket Price (incl. Supper, Drinks and Q&A): $20 General Admission / $10 Concession

The Presenters

Nigel Denning

MA, MPsych

Director of Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies (CPAT)

Nigel Denning MA, MPsych is a Counselling Psychologist, AHPRA registered supervisor and Managing Director of Integrative Psychology a Psychology/Psychiatry practice in East Melbourne.  He is a former Family Violence Co-ordinator for Relationships Australia and is currently the Former Deputy President of the In Good Faith Foundation, an organisation that supports Institutional Abuse and cult survivors. Nigel is also a registered Neuro-psychotherapy supervisor with IAAN.

Nigel has been involved in Transpersonal Psychology and consciousness studies for over thirty years.  He has studied extensively under Stanislav Grof MD and worked closely with Tav Sparks and Grof Transpersonal Training to develop training approaches to Holotropic breathwork and therapy influenced by this modality. Nigel also conducted one of the few peer reviewed research studies on HB.

Nigel teaches and has presented at numerous national and international conferences on state change technology, including medicine work. Nigel also has an established practice in Tibet Bon Dzogchen meditation under the guidance of Dr Daniel Brown of Harvard Medical School.

Tania de Jong AM

LL.B (Hons), GradDipMus

Co-founder Mind Medicine Australia, Founder Creative Universe, Creativity Australia, The Song Room & Creative Innovation Global

Tania de Jong AM is a trail-blazing Australian soprano, award-winning social entrepreneur, creative innovation catalyst, spiritual journey woman, storyteller and global speaker. Tania is one of Australia’s most successful female entrepreneurs and innovators developing 6 businesses and 3 charities including Creative Universe, Creativity Australia and With One Voice, Creative Innovation Global, Mind Medicine Australia, Dimension5, MTA Entertainment & Events, Pot-Pourri and The Song Room.

She works across the public, private, creative and community sectors and is passionate about mental health, innovation, diversity and inclusion.  Tania speaks and sings around the world as a soloist and with her group Pot-Pourri releasing twelve albums. She is Founder and Executive Producer of future-shaping events series, Creative Innovation Global and is now producing the Global Summit on Psychedelic Medicines for Mental Health.

She was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in June 2008. Tania was named in the 100 Women of Influence, the 100 Australian Most Influential Entrepreneurs and named as one of the 100 most influential people in psychedelics globally in 2021. Tania’s TED Talk ‘How Singing Together Changes The Brain’ has sparked international interest. Tania’s mission is to change the world, one voice at a time!

Disclaimer: Mind Medicine Australia does not encourage or facilitate illegal use of psychedelics or plant medicines. MMA focus is focused on clinical and legal use only supported by the emerging science and legislative processes. Mind Medicine Australia reserves the right to record and publish webinars on various social media platforms. You agree that you will not discuss any names, locations or specific details of illegal use of psychedelics both verbally or via any written forms of communication via Mind Medicine Australia social media platforms (for example Facebook, Instagram or Zoom private and public chat forms during a webinar). Breaches of these guidelines may result in not being able to participate in the event. We thank you for support and cooperation on these matters.

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