Approach

I am a Gestalt-informed and existentially minded professional whose work is embedded in the principles of hope, integrity and compassion. I employ a diverse range of approaches, interventions and practices to increase your awareness, build your potential and support you to achieve your desired outcomes. Inspired by questions of human existence, the meaning of life and purpose, I welcome you into an authentic partnership of discovery and growth. My practice is further supported by key developments in neuroscience, somatic awareness and trauma-informed care. 

 

I bring over 20 years of professional and volunteer experience across 3 countries in the for-purpose sector and am a skilled therapist, a passionate leadership practitioner and a seasoned facilitator of personal transformation processes and important gatherings. I proudly serve on the teaching faculty of the Masa Leadership Center as well as The School of Life and am a registered external program  facilitator with Corrective Services NSW. I am also a former pro bono therapist at the Aids Council of NSW (ACON), with extensive experience working in and for the LGBTIQ+ community.

Credentials

Qualifications and Awards

  • Graduate Certificate of Gestalt Therapy (GTS)

  • Bachelor of Counselling and Human Change (JNI, St Leonards Campus)

  • Bnai Brith Changemaker Award for Community Leadership (2014)

  • David Jansen Differentiation of Self Award (2012)

 

Fellowships

  • Senior Fellow, The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation Fellowship

  • Graduate, The Nahum Goldmann Fellowship

  

Training Programs and Certifications

  • The Leadership Circle®, TLC Asia-Pacific - Certified Practitioner (AUS)

  • Adaptive Leadership and Case-in-Point Facilitation, Kansas Leadership Center (USA)

  • Adaptive Leadership Masterclass 2019, Australasian Adaptive Leadership Institute (AUS)

  • Embodied Leadership, The Strozzi Institute (USA)

  • ROI Facilitation Intensive, ROI Community (USA)

  • KaosPilot Masterclass for the Art and Craft of Designing and Facilitating Learning Spaces (AUS)

  • Endorsed LGBTI Diversity and Inclusion Trainer, Pride in Diversity (AUS)

  • Gottman Method for Couples Therapy, Level 1 (AUS)

  • Hepatitis NSW (AUS)

  • SMART Recovery Australia - Certified Facilitator (AUS)

  • Aids Council of New South Wales (ACON) Volunteer Counselling Program (AUS) 

I am committed to developing my knowledge, skills and expertise in psychotherapy, leadership development and facilitation. As such, I invest in ongoing personal and professional development so that I can provide you with a high-quality, best practice service. I also engage in regular clinical supervision in accordance with best practice measures. 

Membership
& Ethics

Professional Membership and Ethics

I am a Level 3 member of the Australian Counselling Association and adhere to the Code of Ethics and Practice of the Association for Counsellors in Australia

"The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are"

- Carl G. Jung -