What is TreatTM?
Therapeutic Relaxation and Enhanced Awareness Training, or ‘Treat’™, is a unique program that offers self-care and organisational-care support programs that have been successfully delivered since 2014.
Treat is evidence based with online and in-person programs available.
Evidence based, award winning programs
Winner - People's Choice for the Health Round Table Beyond 2019 Shark Tank
Finalist - Minister for Health's Award for Improving Workforce Wellbeing and Safety 2017
Finalist - The Alfred Health Innovation Award 2017
Treat has been evaluated extensively and shown to significantly reduce burnout and increase mindfulness in health professionals (Kang et al., 2019). https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1039856219848838
The benefit of brief mindfulness-based interventions (TREAT) delivered to a general medical team demonstrated improved staff attention and team functioning (Kang et al., 2021). https://doi.org/10.1111/imj.15351
Jo has been working in healthcare for 35 years. She is a hospital and university trained registered nurse, university trained human services counsellor and Mental Health First Aid Instructor. She is currently undertaking postgraduate research in health and mindfulness for healthcare professionals.
Jo has qualifications and professional training in counselling (GradDip Couns), Mental Health First Aid (Certified Instructor) and mindfulness (MBSR and MBCT) and is currently studying her Masters of Counselling. She has spent the last ten years gaining qualifications both in Australia and internationally with: The Centre for Mindfulness at The University of Massachusetts Medical School; The Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University (UK); Mindful Practice, University of Rochester Medical Centre; and The Mindfulness Training Institute Australasia, Mental health First Aid Australia and Swinburne University. Jo has trained in Hatha, Yin and Iyengar yoga and has participated in mindfulness, meditation and yoga workshops with both senior and international teachers including: Jon Kabat-Zinn, Saki Santorelli, Dr Ron Epstein, Dr Mick Krasner, Timothea Goddard, Judith Hanson Lasater, Paul Gilbert, Alan Wallace, Donna Farhi, Peter Scott, Sarah Powers and many more teachers that she gratefully acknowledges for their craft, guidance and knowledge.
- Sun, 24 MarTreatOnline (or recording to enjoy at home)24 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm AEDT – 25 Mar 2024, 4:00 pm AEDTTreatOnline (or recording to enjoy at home)24 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm AEDT – 25 Mar 2024, 4:00 pm AEDTTreatOnline (or recording to enjoy at home)This one hour nourishing treat session with Jo Gibbs will draw on the gentle art of Qi Gong based movement, relaxation, and meditation and will include a hold and release body scan practice to help soften and let go of what we don’t need
- Sun, 28 AprTreatOnline (or recording to enjoy at home)28 Apr 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm AESTTreatOnline (or recording to enjoy at home)28 Apr 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm AESTTreatOnline (or recording to enjoy at home)This one hour nourishing treat session with Jo Gibbs will draw on the gentle art of Qi Gong based movement, relaxation, and meditation. This session will be focused on how to feel grounded when life can spin us out of control emotionally.
"I dont think the team would have made it through the last 6 months if it wasn't for you and yoru amazing program - to see the change in the team with all the adversity and unexpected change they've faced has been incredible"
Nurse Manager, Alfred Health