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David Roland

Author, psychologist and musician

David Roland has a PhD in clinical psychology. He is an honorary associate with the School of Medicine, University of Sydney and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. His latest book is the memoir: How I Rescued My Brain: A psychologist’s remarkable recovery from stroke and trauma. His first book The Confident Performer (1998) is a guide in the mental preparation for performance. David is a public speaker, musician, and advocate for mental health and disability He is the creator of Compassion in Action on Youtube.
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Disability Sucks, Sometimes

It took two years after my stroke before I started to see an upside. The emotional pain of those dark years isn't something I wish to experience again, but the payoff is this: I like the person I am now better than the one I was before.
05/02/2016 4:25 PM AEDT
A Funny Thing Happened At 'The Greats'

A Funny Thing Happened At 'The Greats' Exhibition

Source: NSW Art Gallery I've just returned from a dash to Sydney, where I managed to fit in a visit to 'The Greats: masterpieces from the national Galleries of Scotland' exhibition at the NSW Art Gall...
21/12/2015 4:20 PM AEDT