In this new country, there are also stories, held by the ancient people of these lands now called Australia, stories held across generations, stories of struggle and survival, pain and distress. But also a welcome, dadirri. Dadirri – a special quality, a unique gift – is inner deep listening and quiet still awareness. This ancient mindfulness practice also comes with an understanding – all people matter, all of us can belong. Shared stories can bring about a shared healing. How can we make this happen, when what binds us are our trauma stories? Can these stories shared between us become transformative?
This presentation, "Responding to the needs of consumers with complex trauma histories a consumer perspective" focuses on the needs of adult survivors of child abuse, highlighting the frequent