Wellbeing & Development

Through Deep-listening & Creativity

Welcome to The Lamp Post Studio, located in Bendigo Victoria.

We provide meaningful opportunities for wellbeing and development through deep-listening and creativity. Celebrating a multidisciplinary approach in a respectful and non-judgemental environment, we welcome a wide variety of ages and appreciate individuality.

We’d love to hear from you,
Heidi, Nettie & Leanne


Engage in Art Therapy, Life Coaching or Counselling Sessions with Heidi Franklin.


Embark on a focused journey to explore your life, values, direction or creativity over multiple sessions, in a small group setting.


Reflect, refresh and gain new perspectives through deep-listening and creativity over the course of a full day.


Learn visual art skills, mediums and techniques & explore the dynamics of meaning-making for visual arts, in a small group setting.

Professional Development

All Professionals: experience art-making strategies to promote clarity, wellbeing, creativity and problem-solving.

Wellbeing Professionals: experience the integration of visual arts and talk therapy to produce therapeutic outcomes.


“As we unpacked what was behind things, clarified my focus, and celebrated the joys of success, I have found new productivity, healing and grace in what I do.

This life-giving experience has gifted a whole new thrust and purpose in my life that has been a timely gift of invigorating healing!”

Safina Stewart, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Artist & Educator

Through art and gentle reflection, The Lamp Post Studio cast light on my deepest longings

By creating space for me to imagine myself expressing my giftings in new ways Heidi helped me discover I had the courage to explore new paths.

Jenny Ayton, Writer and Vocational Education Course Coordinator

What a blessing it has been for me to work with someone deeply understanding and encouraging, in this loud and busy world.”

The gentle wisdom Heidi brings as she listens is helping me to listen to God and my inner self, and develop myself as a person.”

Rebecca Sonsie, Midwife, Hypnobirthing Instructor & Lactation Consultant

You have a treasure within you that is infinitely greater than anything the world can offer.

Eckhart Tolle

Book Your Session

We offer 1:1 sessions, as well as sessions for groups and duos. These are a wonderful opportunity to begin exploring your life journey and how we can support you to thrive. Please note: we have limited booking times.