Compassionate Ballarat: Art Cafe Conversations

Wednesday, 9 June 2021 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm

On today’s show we have two guests, firstly we have Dr Lynne Reeder and our second guest today is Sam Luxemburg. Both of our guests today are here to talk about Café Conversations an event that is part of the Compassionate Ballarat movement. 


In today’s show we will be discussing sexual abuse. If you find anything about today’s show distressing you can call lifeline on 131114 or n Sexual Assault Crisis Line (Victoria) 1800 806 292


More information on what was discussed today's show as promised:



Allen. S.  The Science of Awe -

Goleman, D. Davidson, R (2019) The Science of Meditation: How to Change your Brain, Mind and Body, Random House, UK

Gilbert, P. (2018) Living Like Crazy, Annwyn House, UK


Concert for Compassion -


The Australian Charter for Compassion website -


Compassionate Ballarat website -


You can attend the Art Cafe Conversations at The George Hotel on the following dates:


  • 13 and 27 June 
  • 11 and 25 July 


COVID notwithstanding there will be sessions from 2-3pm on those days.



Wednesday 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Challenging the mainstream, negative stereotypes of people with a mental illness ths program actively engages those living with a mental illness as researchers, interviewers, performers and program designers while promoting community mental health awareness.


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