Courses for
Mental Health &
Creative Practice
About us
Integrating creativity, connection and wellbeing since 2013. We are about social prescribing.

Mental Health First Aid

Support to those around you who are struggling with mental health

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Creative First Aid

Recover and maintain your mental health with creative practices

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Creative practices change your brain.

Like meditation and exercise, creative practice is proven to actively reduce stress hormones and calm the nervous system.

In good company

MakeShift is a recognised service provider to all of NSW Government under the Prequalification Scheme for Performance and Management Services. We work with mental health industry leaders and deliver programs for a range of high profile clients as well as direct to the community.

Makeshift receives funding and investment from:

"The attention to detail shows that MakeShift are excellent at what they do. Our staff have benefited so much from this experience"


ReMind Program Participant

"“I had no idea how positive an impact the program would have on my mental health. Being creative takes you away from everything. Your mind is at peace, you feel calm and you don’t feel anxious, shaky or hyper aroused. You’re not thinking about any bad experiences you’ve had, you’re living in the moment.”"


Creativity on Prescription participant

"This program changed my life. I felt so respected and have finished with a much clearer understanding of my anxiety and what I need each day to keep it in check. It was so playful, fun, supportive and my confidence is so much better"

Verity Bell

Events, Experiences & Wellness - Atlassian

MakeShift bring play into our workplace. Our staff love it and the benefits of regular engagement with the team are paying off!