Collaboration: Authentic partnership or traitorous cooperation
Matt Ball is a mental health nurse practitioner and founder/director at Humane Clinic (www.humaneclinic.com.au). He is internationally recognised for his work in developing the “dissociachotic” approach. In 2017, Matt was awarded the Australian Mental Health Nurse of the Year for his innovative work. He delivers training and consultancy nationally and internationally on understanding and responding to extreme states and other meaningful human experiences.
Matt was a convener of ReAwaken Australia in 2019 and at the Humane Clinic facilitates therapeutic work providing non pathologizing alternatives including the recently developed SUICIDE Narrative approach. In 2021 Matt will open the Just Listening Community (www.justlistening.com.au) – a community led alternative for a person in distress or crisis.