January 2022

December 2021

NE Victoria – Border Family Therapy Interest Group

2021-12-16T16:50:39+11:00December 16th, 2021|

The Border Family Therapy Interest Group has been gathering on and off over many years. In recent months, there has been re-energising of this group, and we plan to meet for a ‘Family Therapy Community of Practice’ get together – Friday 7th January 1pm-2pm, location TBC (online option will be available).

If you or any colleagues are interested in being a part of this group, please feel free to email Kate on: kgilson@nesay.com.au and we will send through an invite/link.

AAFT Holiday Office Closure

2021-12-16T14:23:23+11:00December 16th, 2021|

AAFT Holiday Office Closure

24 December 2021 to 3 January 2022

AAFT Admin and Committee wish you and your family Happy Holidays over the coming festive Season.

Keep well and stay safe.


2021-12-08T15:20:15+11:00December 8th, 2021|

AAFT Online Conference, 30-31 October, 2021
Deisy Amorin-Woods

The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and consequent mandates, including lockdowns have impacted on us enormously as a nation, as a community, on the families and individuals we worked with and also on us personally and professionally reflected on the issues presenting for therapy and the way we conduct family therapy. As a journal we saw the need to acknowledge, respond and support our fellow family therapists working systemically during one of the most critical times of our history. Consequently, the internationally collaborative article […]


2021-12-01T10:50:16+11:00December 1st, 2021|

The One-day workshop will focus on DOUBLE LISTENING narrative re-authoring practice.  It is a practice skill opening up spaces to explore territories that exist side-by-side to problematic experiences.

DOUBLE LISTENING is more than active listening.  According to David Pare (2013), double listening is “the practice of staying open to hopeful possibilities always on the other side of the struggle” and listening for words that may be “a hinge around which two stories can swing”.  Monk and Winslade (2013).

DOUBLE LISTENING is a particular way of listening with our eyes, our senses, our ears, […]

November 2021

September 2021