A Rational Conversation About Screen Time – The Project

I was lucky enough to have another chat with The Project. This time we spoke about screen time during lockdowns, and whether or not it was all doom and gloom. How much is too much? Try the parent quiz What can I do to help my kids? Prevent a problem while they are young

Upcoming Events

“From habit to hobby” Group Programs have been helping families find the sweet spot for gaming for over 5 years now. Professional development workshops have helped bridge the gap between mental health professionals and their gaming clients, allowing them to connect better and do the important resilience work. Check out the upcoming events and programs on the calendar: October 2021 …

Weekend Program May 25-26

“From habit to hobby” Group Programs have been helping families find the sweet spot for gaming for over 3 years now. Check out the upcoming dates to see what programs fit your schedule best, and help your family re-frame what gaming means in your home. Group programs aim to give families: Insight into the culture and psychology of video games, …

Parenting Young Gamers Workshop

“From habit to hobby” The Parenting Young Gamers (PYG)Workshop is aimed at parents of children in primary school. We can prevent excessive gaming habits from taking root if the strategies we have in place have more depth than mere abstinence. The program is based on the 6 week online resource which is theirs to keep so they can refer to …

Professional Development May 9th 2019

“From habit to hobby” GameAware is hosting a professional development workshop with the aim of empowering mental health professionals with the tools to help clients who are gaming excessively or at risk of a Gaming Disorder. The group programs that have been so successful with gamers and their families have worked either as a prevention or an intervention strategy. Anecdotal …

Upcoming Group Programs

“From habit to hobby” Group Programs have been helping families find the sweet spot for gaming for over 3 years now. Check out the upcoming dates to see what programs fit your schedule best, and help your family re-frame what gaming means in your home. Group programs aim to give families: Insight into the culture and psychology of video games, …

Sydney- Professional Development – Jan 11th 2019

GameAware is hosting a professional development workshop with the aim of empowering mental health professionals with the tools to help clients who are gaming excessively or at risk of a Gaming Disorder.  Anecdotal results from the past 3 years of holiday programs with the support of Headspace have shown significantly positive results and the PD will share de-identified data. For: Mental …

Sydney Weekend Program Jan 12-13 2019

“Responsible Gaming and Balance” For the first time after 3 successful years of programs in Melbourne,  GameAware is bringing a group program to Sydney in a Weekend Program format. This program is designed to encourage responsible gaming by improving self-regulation and increasing social connection through additional hobbies, strategies and and self-awareness.   On the other hand, this program is also designed …

Headspace Holiday Program January 21-24 2019

“Reframing Gaming” This program is FREE, thanks to headspace Elsternwick. This is the 10th holiday program that Headspace has supported GameAware to run. Headspace has been a valuable ally in helping teens conquer mental health challenges that are sometimes masked by excessive gaming. The Holiday Program is designed to encourage responsible gaming by improving self-regulation and increasing social connection through additional hobbies, …

Professional Development Workshop November 17th 2018

GameAware is hosting a professional development workshop with the aim of empowering mental health professionals with the tools to help clients who are gaming excessively or at risk of a Gaming Disorder. The holiday program that has been so successful with gamers and their families is currently being evaluated. Anecdotal results from the past 3 years of holiday programs with …