Brett Bellingham is a lived experience educator, researcher, and a peer support worker. Brett has interest and experience in Co-design and Co-produced approaches to education, service provision, and research. Brett draws on experience, knowledge, and connection with the consumer / survivor / ex-patient movement, community development practices, and mad studies.
Kath Thorburn has 30 years’ experience as a mental health worker, educator, facilitator, and consultant, as well as personal experience supporting close family members. Kath has been involved in co-designing and co-producing a range of education, service provision and social action events and resources. Kath has formal qualifications in education and occupational therapy and is currently a PhD candidate at UNSW researching a co-designed approach to improving mental health consumers’ physical health in primary care settings.
This event is strictly limited to employees or staff of Mindgardens member organisations: UNSW, NeuRA, Black Dog Institute and South Easter Sydney Local Health District.