This PLI will explore how self-acceptance and knowing can play a significant role in creating inclusive communities of belonging and the role counsellors can play in aiding this process.
“True belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.” Brene Brown.
The aim of the AISA Counsellors PLI is to explore the themes of identity, connection and belonging which are essential aspects of wellbeing. We thrive on relationships with others and our sense of belonging is crucial to our emotional and mental health. So our first task is to accept ourselves as we are which requires some deliberate reflection on who we are.
This day long pre-conference will have 3 core objectives:
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