Our Vision & Mission

Mountains landscapeOur Vision:

To enable as many counsellors and therapists across Australia to benefit from Buddhist theories and practices (the dhamma)

Our Mission:

To use the teachings and practices of Buddhism (dhamma) to provide innovative, educational experiences that inform and guide mental health professionals in their work and in their lives, and to provide an organisation that supports the development of a unique community of Buddhist informed therapists.

Our Goals:

  • To present Buddhism in a thorough way
  • To explore and discuss dhamma and how it can improve the effectiveness of a therapist’s life
  • To provide ongoing education in Buddhism for mental health professionals
  • To develop a dynamic organisation that stays attuned to changes in Buddhism as it is expressed in the West
  • To develop a strong membership/community
  • To develop a relevant and important voice in the community
  • To develop a unique professional identity
  • To encourage positive social change
How will we achieve our vision – by enabling as many counsellors and therapists across Australia to benefit from Buddhist theories and practices (the dhamma)