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Creating Space Project

From ordinary women, come stories that are real and inspiring.

Ruth Nelson, a psychologist, asks women to share a story from their lives.

Together, they explore that story to uncover their personal values and beliefs.

Every person you see has a story. This podcast is about taking the time to listen.

Sep 15, 2019

Trillions of dollars have been spent by the Australian government detaining asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea for six years. It would be far better governance to bring about an end to this situation. 

Cathy McGowan is the former Independent member for Indi, in rural Victoria. She talks to the Creating Space Project and...

Aug 28, 2019

The Creating Space Project is currently exploring feminist psychology and intersectionality, through asking listeners the question “What would you ask a feminist psychologist?”

In this episode, Sahra O'Doherty and Ruth Nelson talk about Tanya's question regarding how you weave feminism into counselling, about being...

Aug 3, 2019

What would you ask a feminist psychologist? Ruth Nelson and Sahra O'Doherty respond to Jess's question about the effect of patriarchy on women's mental health, and how many problems stem from inequality.

"I should look good."

Ruth and Sahra explore the ways feminist values inform their psychology practice. They also...

Jul 19, 2019

It’s very hard to find the words, “I have experienced this.”

What brings people into counselling?

The Creating Space Project talks about therapy and mental health with psychologist Sahra O’Doherty.

People can spend a lot of time squishing uncomfortable feelings back down, and get worried that if they lift the...

May 23, 2019

“I find it very hard to accept that Australia’s national interest is about putting security listening devices of the walls of our poorest, nearest neighbour.”

This is an interview about espionage, exploitation and politics.

Elizabeth Biok is a lawyer and member of the International Commission of Jurists.

She talks...