Programs, workshops & events

MSWA holds a variety of events throughout the year for people living with a neurological condition, their families and carers. These range from physical exercise to meditation and stress management to social interaction.

Take a look at the upcoming MSWA workshops below.

Note: MSWA may subsidise funding for Members without NDIS funding.

Social events

Fremantle MS Coffee Support Group

Second Saturday of each month, from 10am
15 February | 14 March | 11 April | 9 May | 13 June | 11 July | 8 August | 12 September | 10 October | 14 November | 12 December


Connect with others who live with MS to share experiences and ideas over a cup of coffee in Fremantle.

Please register your interest with Dajana on 08 9365 4858 or Dajana.Tesevic@mswa.org.au

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Metro MS Coffee Support Groups

Kingsley, West Perth, Kelmscott, Fremantle, Rockingham and other various northern suburbs.

Monthly - Saturday mornings from 10am

Connect with others who live with MS to share experiences and ideas over a cup of coffee in the north area of Perth.

If your area is not listed, please get in touch if you'd like to have a coffee group start close to you!

Please register your interest with Dajana on 08 9365 4858 or Dajana.Tesevic@mswa.org.au

Metro coffee group

Rockingham Neuro Coffee Support Group

Dates to be confirmed

Connect with others living with a neurological condition to share experiences and ideas over a cup of coffee in Rockingham.

Please register your interest with Dajana on 08 9365 4858 or Dajana.Tesevic@mswa.org.au

Rockingham Coffee Group

Bunbury Neuro Coffee Group

Dates to be confirmed

Connect with others living with a neurological condition to share experiences and ideas over a cup of coffee in Bunbury.

Please register your interest with Leonie on 08 6454 2804 or Leonie.Wellington@mswa.org.au

Regional Coffee Group

WOULD YOU LIKE TO ATTEND OR START UP A COFFEE PEER SUPPORT GROUP NEAR YOU?

If so, please contact MSWA Coordinator of Health Education and Peer Support Dajana on 08 9365 4858 or Dajana.Tesevic@mswa.org.au

PEER SUPPORT GROUPS

MS Peer Support Groups - Beechboro, Butler, Wilson, Rockingham

Monthly sessions, facilited by MSWA Counsellors

A place for sharing, connection and support.

- MSWA Beechboro | Tuesdays, 1pm
- MSWA Butler | Tuesdays, 1pm
- MSWA Wilson | Tuesdays, 2.30pm
- MSWA Rockingham | Saturdays, 10am

Please register your interest with Dajana on 08 9365 4858 or Dajana.Tesevic@mswa.org.au

Peer support

Regional Neuro Peer Support Groups - Geraldton, Northam

Dates to be confirmed

Regular peer support groups are held in Geraldton (for people living with a neurological condition) and Northam (for people living with MS and their carers).

Connect with others and share experiences and information.

Please register your interest with Dajana on 08 9365 4858 or Dajana.Tesevic@mswa.org.au

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I'm Fine Support Group - MSWA Beechboro

Dates to be confirmed

A space to come together, to support and be supported whilst sharing the MS experience. Each session will include sharing ideas, challenges and solutions. Sessions will be facilitated by MSWA counsellors.

Please register your interest with MSWA Counsellor Kathryn on 0419 847 897 or Kathryn.Budzinska@mswa.org.au

N.B.: I’m Fine support groups will start back in 2020, register your interest now.

Im fine group Beechboro

Peer Connect - Rockingham

Saturday mornings from 10 to 12pm, every two months from February 2020
Exact dates to be confirmed

A space for sharing, connection and support. Open up to people living with a neurological condition.

Sessions will be facilitated by MSWA Counsellors, Janice and Aly.

Please register with Janice on 0455 461 832 or Janice.Petrovic@mswa.org.au

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Get connected - Currambine

Thursday mornings from 10 to 12pm, every two months from February 2020
Exact dates to be confirmed

A space for sharing, connection and support. Open up to people living with MS.

Sessions will be facilitated by MSWA Counsellors, Karen and Cherry.

For more information or to register, please contact Karen on 0447 548 192 or Karen.Brown@mswa.org.au

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Carer Support Groups

MS Carer Support Groups - Currambine and Como

Monthly groups, facilitated by MSWA Counsellors - Thursdays, 10am to 12pm

Are you caring for a person living with MS? Would you like to meet other carers to:

  • Connect with others for practical and emotional support
  • Share thoughts and feelings about caring
  • Learn coping strategies such as stress management and relaxation

Please register your interest with MSWA Counsellor Rob on 0419 959 490 or Rob.Orr@mswa.org.au

Carer support

Neuro Carer Support Groups – Joondalup, Wilson

Every two months from January - Dates to be confirmed

Are you caring for a person with a neurological condition such as MND, GBM, Huntington’s or Parkinson’s Disease? If so, you might like to meet other carers in a similar position to:

  • Share thoughts and feelings about caring with all its gifts and challenges
  • Identify ways of coping with the stress of caring
  • Reflect on the stages of caring
  • Get support in grieving the ‘living losses’ of life with the person you care for
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These new groups in MSWA Joondalup and MSWA Wilson will be facilitated by MSWA Counsellors Eve Parsons and Liesl Murdoch. The groups will meet every two months, starting in January 2020.

Please register your interest with:

Eve Parsons on 0427 124 391 or eve.parsons@mswa.org.au or
Liesl Murdoch on 0447 810 647 or liesl.murdoch@mswa.org.au

Educational events

Expressive Journaling - MSWA Beechboro

Dates to be confirmed

Explore writing combined with art, collage, symbols and music.

Journal therapy and therapeutic writing can help with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, low self-esteem, interpersonal relationship issues and issues related to chronic illness.

This is a 6-week program facilitated by MSWA Senior Counsellor Jean Hudson.

Please register your interest with Jean at Jean.Hudson@mswa.org.au

Expressive Journaling Beechboro Feb 2020

Ready. Set. Grow!

6-week program, Tuesdays from 9.30am to 12pm - starting soon

  • Explore the impacts of your diagnosis on your identity, relationships and emotional wellbeing
  • Weed out negative emotions
  • Grow self-confidence
  • Build a greater understanding of yourself, your world and your place within it

Facilitated by MSWA counsellors Karen Brown & Liesl Murdoch.

Places are limited, please register your interest with Liesl on 08 9365 4801 or Liesl.Murdoch@mswa.org.au

Ready Set Grow 2020

HOW TO CREATE BETTER HABITS

6-week workshop (90-minute sessions)
MSWA Bunbury | 1pm - 2pm | Tuesday, 3 March to 7 April
MSWA Vasse | 1pm - 2pm | Thursday, 5 March to 9 April

Explore and put strategies in place to build positive habits and remove old unhelpful ones. Connect with others to learn together and support one another.

You’ll receive a copy of the book Atomic Habits by James Clear to keep.

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