COTA SA Conversations with Salisbury Seniors
- Salisbury Community Hub, 34 Church Street, Salisbury SA 5108
Join us for our next discussion on the topic:
Navigating big life transitions: Finding ways to move forward
We have some great guest speakers coming along to guide us through this topic.
Rod Quintrell will discuss some common, big life transitions and explore the process of what can be experienced internally.
Rod is an experienced Counsellor & Psychotherapist who has worked with a range of clients including in community settings and in palliative care. In 2021, Rod ran a pilot program at Sonder, ‘Covid and Your Wellbeing’, working with seniors experiencing isolation exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. He is currently practising as a Co-Morbidity Clinician within Sonder’s Partners Toward Wellbeing, a program delivered in partnership with Mission Australia, which supports individuals with both alcohol and other drug use concerns and mental illness.
Mel Lambert from Think Human will share learnings from running the “Mindset for Life” program including what helps people navigate life transitions.
Mel is the founder & director of Think Human, an Adelaide-based consultancy specialising in co-designing services, systems and programs drawing on the voices of lived experience. She is an experienced public engagement practitioner and co-design process designer & practitioner, a certified PROSCI™ Change Manager, a certified Tiny Habits™ coach in behaviour design and has postgraduate qualifications in Equality & Discrimination Studies. She draws on these disciplines to design programs and supports for groups and organisations navigating significant life transitions. One of these, the Mindset for Life retirement transition program, is being run by City of Salisbury and other councils and employers across SA.
Enjoy a chat, whilst getting the latest research, as well as learning about local options to get involved and connect.
These events are hosted in partnership between COTA SA and City of Salisbury
Please note: the conversation scheduled for Tuesday 11 October 2022 has been rescheduled to Tuesday 29 November 2022.