I have a longstanding fascination with the human condition and spirit and as such, my work spans my private practice as a psychotherapist, and the creative side where I work as an interviewer, hold story telling workshops, and make films.
In my private psychotherapy practice, I support:
- Anxiety and depression
- Couple Counselling
- Life transitions
- Reproductive support including fertility challenges, assisted reproduction, miscarriage, still birth, birth support, birth trauma
- Post Natal Depression and Anxiety
- Early parenting
There is no end to the giving potential of story; a story asks nothing but to listen; a story can teach the most unwilling student and heal the most blistered of wounds. For millennia human beings have made sense of life, of moments within lives, painful or other, by telling stories.
- Graduate Diploma Psychology, UNE (ongoing)
- MA Counselling, Monash University Melbourne
- Grad Dip Gestalt Therapy
- Perinatal & Infant Mental Health Intensive, Victoria, with Dr Bronwyn Leigh
- MA Writing, UTS
- ACCREDITED MEMBER, PACFA
I live in Byron Bay, NSW. My career trajectory is a windy path but it revolves around one fulcrum – story.
I began my career with a desire to tread the boards, undertaking rigorous actor training, and taught a vital skill- how to use the body as a tool. This has been as it taught me to link the head to the rest of the body, thus grounding my work (and being) in embodiment from an early age.
Yearning to tell stories I moved into film making, the camera becoming the tool. I spent the next fifteen years honing interviewing, directing and producing short films, documentaries, corporate communications and radio plays. I also completed an MA in Professional Writing.
But I wasn’t quite done and so I retrained to become a counsellor and psychotherapist and never looked back. I’m now completing a Grad Diploma in Psychology.
I live by something I’ve called the Three S’s. A simple adage which can help guide through adversity and teach resilience Pain, hurt, grief doesn’t have to break us, it can transform.
So, what are the Three S’s?
Every person has a story and every story is worthy of telling.
To find out more about how I work, click here.
Today I straddle my psychotherapy practice with story telling, film and writing. In the spare moments, together with my husband, I can be found raising a young family and our menagerie of animals. I am also putting in the final edits on a book on fertility, The Space Between. To find out more about The Space Between click here.