Peace in Practice - for Health Professionals

Peace in Practice is a dynamic program designed to increase the compassion, skill, capacities and knowledge of health professionals working in private practice or in public settings. CPE Points available.

The workshop is offered as a residential or non-residential program at the Quest for Life Centre in Bundanoon.

Your facilitators, Petrea King and Allison Boyle, have conducted intensive educational programs together for 25 years. They have extensive experience working with people at the edge of life and death or in very challenging circumstances where no clear pathway forward exists.


  • 4 keys of resilience and peace as a basis for your life and career
  • Meditation and mindfulness as a foundation for life
  • Who you are is as important as what you know and do
  • How to care for yourself physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually
  • What to offer when you can’t fix it, change it or make it better
  • Positive impact of neuroplasticity and epigenetics in our daily lives

Expected outcomes

  • Enhanced ability to live in the present moment
  • Equipped with effective communication tools for difficult circumstances
  • Understanding the need and value of self-care
  • Increased ability to remain effective in turbulent situations
  • Better able to access the most valuable characteristics of an entrained brain – insight, intuition, wisdom, humour, spontaneity, creativity and compassion
  • More understanding of yourself and with an increased respect for your own story

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Petrea’s philosophies on maximising quality of life, human connection, and mindfulness in everyday living, offered our Oncology team a renewed appreciation for the fundamentals of self-care. We finished the workshop feeling refreshed and inspired! - Dr Jacinta Thomson, Clinical Psychologist, PhD, Cancer Care Centre, St George Hospital


Thank you for your insight and wisdom, delivered in such a gentle compassionate way. I feel like I've been embraced in a warm hug for the past 2 days. I'll never forget this weekend. - Julie

I've gained so much personally and tools which I'll use to help me work at being the best form of myself I can be. Thanks for providing a beautiful safe environment for me to find inner peace.

Thank you for a motivational, uplifting and connected weekend. - Amanda

Leaving with a happy heart, mindful mind and satisfied tummy! - Annemarie

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