At headspace Knox, we believe there is nothing more powerful than a group of young people who come together to help and support each other.
We encourage all young people to join the groups and workshops on offer at headspace Knox. We have a range of programs that include our regular social groups as well as scheduled threptic groups that occur throughout the year. See below for some of the great programs we currently have on offer and what’s coming up!
Art Therapy Program
We have a new Art Therapy program here at headspace Knox in term 2.
Inner Canvas is a Therapeutic Arts Program for young women running from Tuesday 22nd of May- Tuesday 26th of June 2018, 3:30pm- 5:30pm.
Please see flyer for more details.
Email Chenai Mupotsa or call 9801 6088 to reserve your place. For more info click here
4Me and Emerge
4Me and Emerge are back in 2018!
4Me is a structured 12 week program (fortnightly = 24 weeks) group for LGBTIQ+ young people aged 14 -18.
Emerge is a fortnightly social support group for LGBTIQ+ 18- 25 year olds.
Both programs are run in partnership by Knox City Council Youth Services and headspace Knox.
If you are are LGBTIQ+ or questioning and need a safe space to explore identity, sexuality and gender contact Chenai Mupotsa or Madeleine Power.
SAFEMinds comes to Knox!
headspace Knox will be presenting a FREE session for parents to learn about early detection and support for young people through the SAFEMinds mental health training currently being introduced for schools and families across Victoria.
Time: 6.45pm – 8.45pm.
Date: Wednesday May 16th 2018.
Venue: headspace Knox, Westfield Knox Ozone, Shop 3027, 509 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South.
Parents interested in attending can reserve their place by contacting Email Sally Kershaw or call 9801 6088
*Places are limited.
For more click here
Tuning into Teens
Emotionally Intelligent Parenting
A FREE six session parenting program for parents of teens
Parenting can be a challenge at times so would you like to learn how to:
- communicate more effectively with your teen?
- understand your teen better?
- help your teen to manage those difficult emotions?
- help to prevent behavioural issues in your teen?
- teach your teen how to deal with conflict more effectively?
Tuning into Teens shows you how to help your teen to develop emotional intelligence. Research shows teens with higher emotional
- have more stable and satisfying relationships as adults,
- are able to deal with peer pressure better,
- are more able to cope positively when upset or angry,
- have fewer mental health issues and
- substance abuse difficulties.
Email Sally Kershaw or call 9801 6088 to reserve your place. For more info click here
Not sure about going to TAFE, Uni or getting a job? Are you feeling a bit confused about what to do next? Are you lacking confidence and a little nervous about tackling the world?
Mountain District Learning Centre and headspace Knox have joined forces to bring you the Beyond School program. The Beyond School program is the perfect course to help you find your way and take the next step.
Applications for Beyond School are now open. For more information, click here.
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is officially recognised by the Cochrane Review as the treatment of choice for characteristics associated with borderline personality disorder (BPD) including impulsivity, interpersonal problems, emotional dysregulation, self-harm, and suicidal behaviors.
All individuals who wish to participate in the program are required to attend an orientation session.
For more information including eligibility, program outline, and referral can be found here.