For over 30 years The Gawler Cancer Foundation and Yarra Valley Living Centre have been educating people about evidence-based lifestyle practices for the prevention and management of chronic illness. If you would like further information about how our retreat programs can benefit your clients please click here.
Complementary to our cancer, multiple sclerosis, and general wellbeing & prevention retreats, we also offer Training and Professional Development retreat programs which are tailored to health professionals and other practitioners looking to develop or extend their skills in the practice and delivery of mindfulness therapies.
Mindfulness-based meditation and stress management are attracting enormous interest in the mental health and medical fields. Mindfulness has a diverse range of applications including management of depression, anxiety, chronic pain and eating disorders as well as having direct and beneficial physiological effects relevant to the management of heart disease, cancer and other chronic conditions.
We are an endorsed provider of post-graduate medical education through the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, QA and CPD Program, and General Practitioners can our professional development programs for General Practitioners attract CPD (Cat 2) points. In addition to informing and educating in the field of mind-body medicine, this also contributes to the triennium quota in order to maintain Vocational Registration.