Events and Classes for Clients

The Hummingbird Centre will be offering several groups and training opportunities for clients and their carers in 2019. For more information on these groups, please message Alikki Russell.

Transforming Teen Anxiety July - September 2019

Weekly group session with Psychologist Allira Sazdanoff. This program will incorporate a range of modalities from CBT to interpersonal therapy, psycho-education, and yoga-based concepts. Within this supportive environment your teenager will be able to explore anxiety issues and have a little fun at the same time!

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The Art of Chill-Axing, August 2019

Join The Hummingbird Centre's Occupational Therapist Leah Gencheff in this fun interactive 8-week group therapy program where we will practice mindfulness, yoga, and breathing techniques. 11-13 year olds.

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Yoga for Anxiety - 6 week program

This specialised therapeutic yoga is suitable for people with any level of stress or anxiety and is being run by Anna Mansfield, a certified Yoga Teacher.

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Individual Yoga Therapy

1-on-1 yoga consultations to improve your mental health. 60 minutes with Anna Mansfield, our Level 1 Yoga Teacher, $80 per session or $210 for 3 sessions (concession prices available).

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Yoga for Depression - 8 week program

These classes prompt how to feel a connection between the body, breath and mood and ways to manage or steady the fluctuations of the mind.

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Trauma Sensitive Yoga Class - 8 week program

Trauma Sensitive Yoga is an evidence-based intervention that brings back a sense of empowerment and choice for people who may have felt choice-less and powerless.

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Building new pathways with phil bird

Building New Pathways

This four-part series is designed for parents, kinship carers, foster carers, and staff who support children and adolescents who have experienced trauma. Run by Psychologist Phil Bird.

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Dissociative Disorders Group

coping with trauma-related dissociation

The Hummingbird Centre Director Alikki Russell will run a small 11 week group titled Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation - Skills Training. This group will focus on safety and stabilisation strategies for managing dissociative disorders, and cover psychoeducation and skills development at an introductory level. Opportunity for other groups that focus more on intermediate and advanced skills development will be offered in the future.

Skills Training for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


This 10-week skills program will focus on skills development and psychoeducation for managing symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

PostNatal Anxiety and Depression Group


The Hummingbird Centre Director Dr Rickie Elliot will facilitate an 8 week group program for people who experience Post Natal Depression and Anxiety.

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