Balint Groups You can Join Now

Balint groups meet in many places in Australia and New Zealand, including
Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, Hobart, Perth, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Nelson, Dunedin. Over fifty groups are known to be meeting throughout Australasia. If you would like to be listed on this page please contact the editor at

Group leaders of all groups listed on this page are all accredited Balint leaders or experienced leaders enrolled in the Balint Society accreditation programme.

Groups with openings for new members


A Balint Group by Teleconference
Meeting on the second Thursday of the month 7-8.30pm ESAT
Leaders: Penny Love
Dr Sally Warmington
Phone: 0433763209
See flyer at:A Balint Group by teleconference

An Online Zoom Balint Group
For mental health practitioners begins on Tuesday 14th February, 8am to 9.40am AEST (Brisbane)
See Case-Based Reflective Practice Monthly On-line Group


A Balint Group for Mental Health Professionals
The Saturday Morning Balint Group for mental health practitioners 9am to 11am AEST (Brisbane). This group meets in Suite 16, Ground Floor, Ballow Chambers, 121 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane.
Monthly meeting on Saturday, 9 to 11 am
Leaders: Kerrie Collings-Silvey, Chel Quinn
See details at: Brisbane Case-Based Reflective Practice Monthly Group


Balint group running for over 10 years
Vacancies in the group for new members.
Meets on the 1st Thursday of the month from Feb to December,
8-9.30 a.m.
Contact: Dr Sue Boucher

Leader: Marion Lustig
See details at:  Heidelberg Balint group (WORD)

St Kilda
Organisational Consultants’ Balint group
Meets in East St Kilda on the second Friday of each month from 9.30 – 11.
Leader: Joy Humphreys

Vacancies in two Balint groups, each meeting 10 times a year
Tuesday evenings (6.50-8.30pm),
Wednesday lunchtimes (12.50-2pm).
1. Tuesday leaders: Dr Joy Humphreys and Hilary Ash
2. Wednesday leaders: Ruth Dunn and Hilary Ash
See flyer at Elsternwick Balint flyer invitation 2017
Contact: Hilary Ash:

New Zealand

North Shore Auckland 
Group leader:  Dr Di Nash
This is a mixed group of GP’s, psychotherapists and psychiatrists. Please contact
Dr Di Nash, if you are interested in joining the group in 2018.
Place: Apollo Medical Centre 119 Apollo Drive, Albany
Time: Second Tuesday of the month 7-9 pm

For GPs, psychotherapists, and other doctors in clinical practice
7.30pm the third Thursday of the month in Ponsonby, Auckland
Contact Dr Richard Fox or ph:+64 21 181 2643

Contacts: Dr Ali Begg
Andrew Gresham