Along with my fully accredited qualifications and the enormous passion and dedication I have towards this work, I have also had my own personal life challenges and difficulties. This enables me to walk alongside you with compassion, deep respect, honesty and openness.

Counsellor and Psychotherapist in Private Practice, Forestville

I practice MIndfulness Based Counselling and Psychotherapy from my home practice in Forestville and am a Graduate of AABCAP (Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and Jansen Newman Institute in Sydney.

I also facilitate Mindfulness Meditation Groups for beginners and a monthly Support Group for mothers who have experienced the death of a child regardless of their child’s age or how and when their loss occurred.

Therapist/Counsellor, South Pacific Private  -  I have been engaged as an Evening and Weekend Therapist at South Pacific Private – Australia’s Leading Treatment Centre, where I delivered the Mindfulness Meditation programme, Psycho-Educational Workshops and lectures, developed and facilitated the Anxiety and Depression Support Group, facilitated 12 Step based groups and supported clients with a range of issues including addictions, trauma, grief and loss, co-dependency, depression, eating disorders and anxiety.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Counsellor – LifeLine

I have also been engaged as a specialist Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Telephone Counsellor on the National Domestic Violence Helpline and a Telephone Counsellor for Lifeline Northern Beaches

Wholistic Health Care Practitioner

I have experience across many areas of natural health and wellbeing. I have been a practitioner of Wholistic Health Care for the past 18 years having Diplomas in Advanced Classical Herbal Medicine, Clinical Aromatherapy and Reflexology and Certificates in Reiki, Touch for health, Australian Bush Flower Essences and many other health care practices.

My on-going professional development includes courses, workshops and seminars in Buddhist Psychotherapy,  Domestic and Family Violence, Childhood Abuse and Trauma, Relationships, Addictions, Family Constellations and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique).

I have also been a practicing Buddhist and meditator for the past 15 years

Qualifications:

  • Graduate Diploma - Counselling and Psychotherapy (Jansen Newman Institute, Sydney, NSW)
  • Graduate of AABCAP (Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists)
  • Advanced Certificates-
  • Family Constellations (Maria Dolenc).
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy – ACT (Dr. Russ Harris)
  • Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (CCWT)
  • Certificates -
  • ASIST, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – Lifeline.
  • Modules 1, 2 and 3 (South Pacific Private)

Call me today on 0407 005 234 to book your appointment or your free 10 minute introductory phone consultation.

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