Workshops available

presented by Peter Watt

  1. Cyberbullying and Cybergrooming: Safe internet use
    • How to guide your teenager in cyberspace
  2. Children Hurting Other Children: An Ecological Model
  3. Understanding and Responding to Children’s Behaviour: A Developmental Perspective
  4. Self-Regulation: How to support children to effectively regulate their own feelings and behaviours
  5. Sexualised Behaviour: What? When? and How to Respond?
  6. Understanding and Managing Anxiety in Children and Young People

Please contact Peter for further details on any of these workshop topics:

Therapeutic Art Kits

Kits are available for purchase for using at any of the Retreats or for personal creative sessions.

The kits include a Watercolour 185gsm A4 Pad (12 sheets), a Watercolour Paint disc set, a Gallery series Brush Set (with 7 different size brushes), a Charcoal 4B Pencil, a Woodless Graphite Stick, a 2-Hole Plastic Pencil Sharpener, a Vinyl Eraser, a sponge piece and a Waterproof colourful zip case.

The price for this kit is $82.50 including GST as well as postage and handling anywhere in Australia. Please request a kit by contacting Peter.

Thumbs Up game

The Thumbs Up Communication game is a board game to be played with others, learning facts and tools in the categories of self, love, society, health, body, and cyber.

Category: Educational. For ages: 13+. Players: 2-8.

Be aware, accept differences.
Remain alert and give the Thumbs Up!

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Like-minded sites

Definition and the benefits of mindfulness

Dr Russ Harris’s work and order his books

A range of resources for practicing mindfulness

A way of purchasing safe tactile toys and resources for children and those living with a disability

A range of brain training games


Atkins, C. (2005) Riding the Wheel to Wellness: A Buddhist perspective on life’s healing gifts, meditation, prayer, & visualization. Nicolas-Hays, ME, US.

Carter, R. (2009) The Brain Book: An illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders. Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London, UK.

Gimel, T. (1994) Healing with Colour: Using colour and light to restore your well-being. Simon & Schuster: Sydney, AU.

Hanh, Thich Nhat. (1991) The Miracle of Mindfulness. Rider: London, UK.

Harris, R. Dr. (2007) The Happiness Trap: Stop struggling, start living. Exisle Pub.: Auckland, NZ.

Harris, R. Dr. & Aisbett, B. (2013) The Happiness Trap Pocketbook: An illustrated guide on how to stop struggling and start living. Exisle Pub.: Auckland, NZ.

Harris, R. Dr. (2011) The Reality Slap: How to find fulfillment when life hurts. Exisle Pub.: Auckland, NZ.

Murray, L.E. (2012) Calm KIds: Help children relax with mindful activities. Floris Books: Edinburgh, UK.

Siegel, D. (2007) The Mindful Brain: Reflection and attunement in the cultivation of well-being. W.W.Norton & Co.: NY, US.

Tolle, E. (2005) A New Earth: Awakening to your life’s purpose. Penguin Group: London, UK.


Mindful magazine

Breathe magazine (Australian)

Living Expressions – empowering each other towards positive mental health & wellbeing (Australian)


Act mindfully with Dr Russ Harris (UK born Australian)

LivingWell Talks with Dr Mel Baker (Australian)

Relaxation CDs

Abram, A. (1996) Spirits of Nature. Virgin Records: UK. [Music Compilation]

Black, A. (1992) Didgeridoo Dreaming. Larrikin Records: AU. [Music Compilation]

David, K. (1990?) Daintree Dreamtime. Inspired Music: AU. [Rainforest Sounds with Pipe Music]

Ryan, N. (2009) The Very Best of Enya. Warner Music: UK. [Music Compilation]

Harris, R. Dr. (2011) Exercises & Meditations from The Reality Slap. Exisle Pub.: NZ. [Mindful Meditations]

Redwell, M. (Unknown) Quick Getaways: Ten minute meditations for busy people. Newmind Records: AU. [Structured Meditations]

Ross, G. Dr. (2013) Be Still, Be Calm: Relaxation and meditation practices. ABC Music: AU. [Relaxation and Breathing Meditations]

Ross, G. Dr. (2013) Meditation: Breath, Heart and Light. ABC Music: AU. [Healing Meditations]

Natural therapies

This practice on the Central Coast provides Physiotherapy, Remedial Massage, Exercise Physiology, and Hypnotherapy as well as counselling in a holistic setting.

If you happen to be in Cairns, book a Hot Stone Massage with The Massage Guy. Superb.