I am a Sex Therapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist & Counsellor, practising in Bondi Junction. I am passionate about helping people and find it extremely rewarding to see progress and positive changes that evolve in people’s lives. I use a client centred and solutions focused approach to therapy in a friendly, safe and confidential environment.
I have completed a Master of Health Science (Sexual Health) at the University of Sydney where I was trained in the psychological and medical areas of sexual health counselling. I am currently completing a 2nd Masters Degree, being a Masters of HIV, STIs and Sexual Health at the University of Sydney (Sydney Medical School). I have also studied at the Academy of Applied Hypnosis – Australia’s leading school in Hypnotherapy, completed training at the Australasian Institute of NLP and with Dr L. Michael Hall (The Meta-Coach Training System® / The International Society of Neuro-Semantics). I am a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and a Meta Coach.
I enjoy working with a broad range of issues/concerns which may include health, life, sports, business and sexual health. I have an in-depth understanding of the complex nature of human sexuality and I am passionate about helping people with their sexual health concerns. Due to the delicate subject matter of my work, I will at times bring humour into sessions as I have found it to be a great icebreaker in assisting clients to feel more comfortable in discussing their concerns. My clients range from Sydneysiders to clients that fly in from Interstate for therapy.
I am a Clinical Member of the Australian Hypnotherapists' Association (AHA) and am bound by the AHA's Code of Ethics. The AHA is a PACFA Member Association. I am also a Certified Member of the Australian Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming (ABNLP) and am bound by their Code of Ethics.
Ongoing Professional Development is important to me. I attend workshops and seminars on a regular basis to keep up to date with the latest information.
On a personal level I love swimming, mountain bike riding, films, music and reading - anything to do with the brain, sexology, science, history, biographies and cell biology. I have also personally experienced physical illness from 1998-2005 and understand how challenging life can be. From this experience I understand first-hand that it is possible to rise above life's challenges with strength and determination. A single thought and decision combined with commitment and perseverance led me to achieve things I never thought possible. I am now living the healthy, happy, positive life that I have chosen to live and I love my work and in-turn helping others move forward in their lives.
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• Masters of HIV, STIs and Sexual Health (Sydney Medical School) - USYD, current
• Master of Health Science (Sexual Health) - USYD
• Diploma of Hypnotherapy and Counselling
• Certificate in Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy
• Attended IBS Training Workshop on the Principles of Treatment of Irritable Bowel
Syndrome (IBS) as used by the Department of Medicine, University Hospital of South
Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom - Australian Hypnotherapists Association.
• Practitioner and Master Practitioner Hypnotherapy Certification
• Practitioner and Master Practitioner Neuro Linguistic Programming Certification
• Practitioner and Master Practitioner Sequential Mind Technology Certification
• NLP Coaching Certificate
• Meta-Coaching Certificate (Coaching Genius)
• Meta-Coaching Certificate (Coaching Mastery)
• Clinical Member - Australian Hypnotherapists' Association
• Certified Member - Australian Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming
• Certificate for Self Employed People in Child-Related Employment (NSW Commission for Children & Young People)
'Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don't count on harvesting Golden Delicious' (Bill Meyer)
'The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes' (William James)
'When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps' (Confucius)
'You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created' (Albert Einstein)
'There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will' (Epictetus)
'Imagination is more important than knowledge' (Albert Einstein)