The power and purpose behind simple, immediate steps: A mental health tool for everyone!
Ever felt stuck and wondered what the next step might be? Beginning with one or two simple, practical steps is often the best way to gather momentum. Perhaps our task today is simply to get out of bed or open the curtains or have a shower? Perhaps it is to call a friend or make an appointment or go for a walk? Using full-colour photographs of everyday objects and activities, these cards present an accessible way for anyone to identify one or more achievable steps they can take this afternoon, tomorrow or next week. These cards are invaluable in settings such as mental health, family services, counselling and emergency support.
52 laminated, full-colour cards, 148 x 105mm in a polypropylene box and a 44-page booklet
Just released are the ‘Strengths in Nature’ Cards. These cards can be used with a wide range of clients individually or in groups and are suitable for young adults through to older people. They would be of use to counsellors, welfare workers, group facilitators and teachers to name a few. Through images of nature, the cards are designed to provoke feelings which can allow for greater awareness and insight of issues a person may be facing. Sourced from renowned Australian photographer Toni Fuller and encompassing Australia these cards are... More info
* * Making friends comes absolutely naturally to many children. But even young children may find forming friendships a highly complex business, overlaid with social rules and expectations imposed by adults and their peer group. Mates Traits is a set of 32 colourful, light-hearted cards that describe some of the characteristics of real friendship. Using a delightful cartoon cast of Australian birds and animals, Mates Traits attempts to unlock the strengths, attributes and understandings that go into friendship-making. What are the strengths needed to make friendships work? What does real friendship look... More info
Everyone has strengths! Sometimes they are hidden and sometimes they shine like blazing lights. And sometimes, especially when things get tough, we may wonder where our strengths have gone! We may think of strengths as qualities we inherit (such as patience, resilience or kindness), resources we gather (such as a house, a computer or a car) or skills we learn as we journey through life (such as a profession or other skills and talents such as fixing an engine, growing a garden or casting a fishing line). But we... More info