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Clinton is an accredited psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency and a fully registered member of the Australian Psychological Society. He has worked as a psychologist for over 20 years in several different settings, including Relationships Australia, Rehabilitation and Education. For the past 14-years he has worked as the Principal Psychologist in Private Practices in the Knox and Rowville areas.
Prior to this, Clinton trained and worked as a Naturopath for 13 years. This enables him to have a more holistic approach when dealing with mental health issues. His focus in counselling is to develop a collaborative relationship with clients to encourage them to become actively involved in implementing change in their lives, and to assist them to become more emotionally resilient.
Clients have remarked that Clinton brings a unique energy, enthusiasm and humour into each session. This, together with his ability to establish rapport, provides clients with a supported, safe and nurturing counselling environment.
Having worked for years in CBT and Mindfulness, Clinton became concerned about the rate of progress clients were achieving using these modalities. This led him to investigate the TRTP process. It has revolutionised his practice as it has enabled clients, committed to change, to achieve effective outcomes a whole lot quicker, and to break free from the debilitating impact of their symptoms and/or their past.
The most common conditions treated include:
- Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Phobias and OCD
- Depression and Bipolar disorder
- Relationship and communication problems
- Substance abuse
- Gambling and other on-line addictions
- Sleep Disorders and Stress Management
Did you know that what we don’t repair, we repeat. Most of us didn’t take a course in relationships or graduate from Relationship University. Did you also know that while 50% of first marriages end in divorce, it’s actually more than 60% of second marriages that end in divorce also. The real cost of a bad relationship breakup, separation and divorce can show up in many ways. Not only losing time with your kids and dividing assets and friendships. Many people’s mental health suffers from experiencing high levels of stress, depression and anxiety, losing focus at work can even cause some people to lose their jobs. Not only that, but lose their will to live.
Before your marriage ends I help you repair and reconnect with your partner or help you get ‘unmarried’ and separate successfully so that your children don’t suffer from a high conflict divorce and know they matter and are loved.
Or maybe you need the courage to leave an abusive or toxic relationship as a more empowered version of you.
During your divorce and while working with your lawyers, I help you manage your emotions and gain self control, peace and calm.
After your divorce I will help you break free from the past so you can reinvent and rediscover who you choose to be.
It took me going through my own series of broken relationships, a ‘tsunami’ of a divorce, healing from past abuse, suffering from anxiety and depression and bad habits and beliefs to create a life I thrive in. Then to attract in an amazing partner and have an incredible relationship.
The journey starts with you and it starts from within. This is where we get results that are fast, safe and transformational.
Renee also has a Diploma in Coaching, Leadership & Mentoring, Master Practitioner in NLP and Hypnosis, Relationship and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner. Renee works mostly with busy executives CEO’s and high profile men and women.
Specializing in Areas of Trauma, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Confidence, Low Self Esteem, Grief and Loss in Relationships, Infidelity, Emotional Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Family Violence, Breakups, Separation and Divorce.
Over the last 30 years Karen has worked with survivors of trauma in different roles. Initially, as a result of her plays and short stories about women, children and trauma, she was invited to speak at schools and deliver workshops on resilience to community groups. This culminated in an invitation to create a journal writing course for sole parents who were struggling with the effects of physical and sexual abuse. Gradually this developed into a small practice working individually with people who had experienced all kinds of trauma. Karen enhanced this work by incorporating movement and vocal techniques from her theatre practice to access trauma trapped in the body. As a result of this work she began a PhD in Trauma Studies and Theatre.
The latest trauma research reveals that trauma is stored in the body, not the event so therapies that rely on a conscious approach, such as talk therapy, can help us gain perspective on our experience but they can’t clear the felt sense of burden that lives in the body. While our conscious minds can try and steer us away from situations and people we know are harmful only trauma therapies that target trauma where it’s stored in the body can clear the heaviness and felt sense of burden that lives in the body.
Karen has researched therapies that really work and set aside her PhD in order to train in the new therapies. First she studied EFT and Havening, then chose to qualify as a TRTP therapist because it is the single most effective and rapid trauma treatment available. It works in the most inventive and subtle ways to access and release trauma from the body and achieves in 3 or 4 sessions more than other therapies can achieve in many, many sessions. TRTP not only clears the current burden of pain and distress but entirely removes the patterns of traumatic shock that keep us hooked into behaviours, experiences and people that hurt us. After TRTP we just stop gravitating to them. It does all of this gently without retraumatising, leaving us truly free.
If you would like to know more or to make a booking for TRTP, please contact Karen. She works in person in Northcote and Nth Fitzroy, Victoria and via the internet on Zoom.
TRTP Trauma Therapist
EFT Master Practitioner & EFT for PTSD & Trauma
B.A. Hons, (Uni Melb)
Workshop facilitator for the community sector and community groups: Mythic Transformations; Deep Listening – Deep Communication; Authentic Presence.
Lecturer in Creative Writing V.C.A. & University of Melbourne (1998 – 2008)
Founded the first undergraduate course in Script Writing for Theatre (Uni Melb)
Chair National Stage Committee Australian Writers Guild
Developed the first course in Theatre Directing at the CAE (Melb).
Vice President EFTAP (EFT Australasian Practitioners)
Mentor to a generation of writers, theatre-makers and EFT practitioners
AREAS of INTEREST
PTSD; Women’s Trauma; Rebooting Creativity; Ethical Empowerment; LGBQI
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Clinical Family Therapist
I have many years experience in Private Practice, Child Protection and Community Health. I have been in my current Private Practice for over 8 years and have established a respectful reputation in the Macedon Ranges area.
Over the years working with clients suffering anxiety and/or depression, I identified a link between these symptoms and the client’s experience of trauma or dreadful experiences. This led me to search for a methodology that successfully brought about change without the possibility of retraumatising my clients.
Following extensive research, I encountered The Richards Trauma Process (TRTP), a groundbreaking therapy that resolves extreme traumas and trauma related issues as mentioned above. Since using this process, I have had amazing results with my clients who are leading fulfilling lives.
After 20 plus years working as an intuitive energy healer and guided visual meditation teacher, alongside her “day job” as a freelance journalist, Bronwyn discovered TRTP through her own healing journey. Three difﬁcult pregnancies and births (and resulting post-natal depression), caring for her partner who suffered with chronic PTSD and 3 young children (all on the Autism Spectrum and one a T1 Diabetic), and a lifetime of dealing with her own issues of anxiety, depression, and chronic illness, including Fibromyalgia and CFS, saw her on the brink of a physical and mental breakdown in 2016. After walking out of her ﬁrst TRTP session pain free and feeling energised for the ﬁrst time in her adult life, Bronwyn knew she had to train in this incredible modality to become a Practitioner. From her home ofﬁce in country Victoria, Bronwyn works predominantly with women, using her own story to inspire and demonstrate that it’s entirely possible to change their narrative from one of pain, grief, guilt and shame to self acceptance, love, joy, abundance and empowerment.
Bronwyn’s area of interest is in empowering women who’ve been suffering with anxiety, depression, stress, PTSD, chronic illness and pain, and extreme self worth and conﬁdence issues for most of their life. Bronwyn is particularly passionate about helping women overcome traumatic, painful and distressing birth experiences, and looking at alternative ways to better support and guide women through this most critical time.
TRTP Certified Practitioner, Bachelor of Education (Psychology), Diploma of Hypnotherapy, Graduate Certificate Career Development, Certificate of Counselling
My experience is rich and varied and has given me the skills to work with individuals, families and groups to help them achieve their health, wellbeing and educational goals. Since becoming TRTP certified my practice has been transformed. This process has made it possible for me to provide my clients with a gentle yet profoundly effective means of healing from trauma.
Having qualified as a TRTP practitioner in 2016 I now use these skills on a daily basis to create wonderful outcomes for my clients. The robust and adaptable nature of the Richards Trauma Process makes it an effective way to treat a range of issues, and my clients report feeling energised, mentally clearer, lighter and stronger in a remarkably short space of time. In fact, usually from the first session.
My particular interests are in treating trauma, panic disorder, anxiety and depression. It is remarkable how these conditions can impact on so many aspects of our lives so treatment may also include dealing with addiction, or with relationship issues, or even with obesity.
Each individual client comes to me with a unique set of life experiences so I draw on my diverse skill set to apply a holistic approach. I have been a practising hypnotherapist for 8 years and bring many years as a Careers Counsellor, and 19 years as a Psychology teacher, to my work. This varied experience means I am able to take a broader approach to assist my clients achieve a state of mental and physical wellbeing that enhances their personal and professional success.
Areas of Interest
PTSD, Panic Disorder, Anxiety and Depression, Problem Gambling and other Addictions
I have been a registered psychologist, meditation teacher, executive coach and group facilitator since 1990. I am thoroughly trained in a number of modalities and in all I do with my clients, be they adults, children, couples or executives and their teams, it always comes back to one thing – that people feel safe to be the fullness of who they truly are, and from a safe base to maximise and enjoy a wonderful and fulfilling life.
I love TRTP as it is an efficient process for enabling people to feel so safe, to be free from trauma and distress and from this base a safe base to transform old stuck patterns that can sabotage our potential for living fulfilling and rich lives. TRTP sits perfectly in my tool kit and is my go to process for anyone feeling stuck, angry, hurt, sad, frightened, unable to move forward, locked in the past, fearful of the future, anxious or depressed. I love my work and love making a difference in people’s lives. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing people shift from feeling desperately unhappy or stuck to loving and embracing life.
TRTP gets to the root of many complex issues remarkably quickly and effectively. As a psychologist I work with a number of interrelated issues including, but not restricted to:
- Anxiety and depression
- Relationship issues: couples, parents, children, work-place
- Dealing with loss, grief, change, bereavement
- Mid-life and other transitional times
- Career challenges
- Health-related issues
- Managing stress, burn-out, exhaustion
- Spiritual crises or lack of purpose and meaning
In addition to TRTP Penny has been rigorously trained in a broad range of modalities and she brings a wealth of experience to her practice. Her wisdom, directness, warmth and compassion enable her to actively move clients through periods of darkness, change, challenge and ambiguity into the light and joy life can offer.
She listens deeply, reads her client’s needs quickly and accurately to provide the experiences and skills needed for healing and change. With her long engagement in eastern wisdom traditions, she seamlessly integrates meditation and visualization techniques into her practice. She offers fortnightly evening meditation sessions, regular workshops and retreats.
Penny is a confident facilitator and public speaker. She brings a lifetime of passion and experience in psychology, eastern wisdom, healing, yoga and wholistic education. She is a writer and poet, gardener, wife, mother and grandmother.
Penny is registered with the Psychologists Registration Board of Victoria (PRB) and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and Australian Association of Psychologists (AAPOZ). She is registered with Medicare as a Psychologist enabling clients to claim Medicare benefits as well as private health rebates where applicable.
Post Grad Dip (Psychology): Swinburne University
Diploma in Education (now Deakin University Burwood)
Bachelor of Arts (Monash University)
Certified TRTP Practitioner
Certified Ego State Therapist
Certified Enneagram Teacher
Wendy Gadsby is a hypnotherapist, based in the western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria. She runs her own business, Make Changes. Wendy says “The name was chosen because that’s exactly what I help people to do”.
Wendy has owned her own businesses before and also has business background mostly in the areas of finance and management. Wendy’s roles working for others were mostly based on result based outcomes, making improvements, and also helping others to achieve their goals – and so, Wendy says “it was easy for me to make the transition into helping people with NLP & hypnotherapy”.
As a busy mum of two teenagers, and while working way too many hours in a stressful deadline based career, Wendy says she knew there had to be something out there for her that felt more worthwhile, and that could give her a better work-life balance.
Wendy has been interested, and dabbled in using different alternative therapies and natural medicines for well over 20 years.
After a few years of her own personal journey of self-development through learning about meditation and metaphysics, by chance Wendy came across hypnosis. It struck her straight away as something she wanted to do.
Wendy established her own business and started practicing hypnotherapy part time. Eventually she chose to move away from the corporate world altogether and follow her passion full time, of doing something that supported others, and that she felt also made a very real, positive and lasting difference.
Wendy is certified and recognised as an NLP Master Practitioner and a Specialist Hypnotherapist by Quantum Change Seminars and a Practitioner of Hypnotherapy with Australian Success Academy, and is also an Associate Member of the International Institute for Complimentary Therapists.
My specialist areas started off as helping people to Quit Cigarettes and Reach their Ideal Weight, but I found more and more people were coming to me for Anxiety and Depression. With the Richards Trauma Process I am now able to help them in an even more efficient and life changing way.
It’s such a nice thing to watch the change between when a client walks in the door anxious, or smelling of smoke (or both), to walking out not only confident of their success but excited about the future, just a relatively short time later!
Keith is registered with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and as one of their Qualified Supervisors, works in accordance with the ACA code of ethics. He is the Human Resources Manager for Australia’s largest, privately-owned retail photographic chain. Has a keen interest in Energy Psychology (FasterEFT and EFT), Hypnosis (The Richards Trauma Process) as well as Meditation – having researched, developed and tutored a teaching training program in meditation. Keith enjoys providing courses to Professionals, Transpersonal and Holistic Counselling students as well as to the wider public.
Certified TRTP Practitioner
Certified Advanced Practitioner of FasterEFT
Cert. of EFT, Adv Cert. of EFT
HeartMath One on One Provider
Diploma of Holistic Counselling Practice
Diploma of Meditation
Cert. IV Assessment & Workplace Training
ACA Member & Qualified Supervisor
Member of EFTAP
AREAS OF INTEREST
The challenges in today’s world with its hectic pace affect men and women of all ages and backgrounds. Husbands, wives, parents and their adult children have increasing needs to find peace from difficult past experiences, memories, health issues and various emotional upsets. Keith is a stress and trauma specialist and offers non-intrusive methods to bring about dramatic changes. His aim is to make a serious difference in the shortest possible time-frame. More… http://www.secretpath.com.au
Annalisa Kerrigan had a two-decade long professional musical career, graduating from the Victorian College of Arts and Melbourne Uni before moving to Italy to study classical music in Florence for during the 90s.
She remained and worked in Europe for the next 8 years, then moved back to Australia and signed with Universal and ABC Classics as one of their best selling crossover classical artists.
She entered into musical theatre singing Eliza from “My Fair Lady” on National Tour, Christine in “Phantom of the Opera” with Laurence Olivier Award Nominee Ramin Karimloo and “Scotland the Brave” with Andrew McKinnon, national tour partnering with Aled Jones, recording albums with some of the best in the business, and ended up touring back to back throughout Australia and the world wit various productions that she wrote for herself, from “Mario Lanza” to “Spirit of Celt”.
She has sung with every major symphony orchestra in Australia, internationally including France, UK, Italy, Ireland, Russia, New Zealand, Austria and Germany.
She regularly sang at Carols By Candlelight with Channel 9 as well as for Channel 10 and 7, and was a regular interviewee on ABC and other radio such as 2GB, 3AW, 3MBS, 2 MBS and more.
She sang for an extraordinary number of sporting and charity events, including the Melbourne Formula 1 Grand Prix, World Cup Rugby, AFL, NRL, Spring Racing Carnival, Think Pink, Smile, AFAP, and was a regular performer in events such as Carols by the Bay, Opera in the Vineyards, Opera in the Paddock, Opera in the Park, and many council and regional festivals and events.
She retired from public life in 2015, after the birth of her child, when she developed complex post traumatic stress disorder as a result of a difficult home life. In 2018, this was diagnosed as extreme PTSD when she had a psychogenic “stroke” – or “Trauma stroke”, where she lost her speech, and parts of her brain shut down entirely. She ended up in the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, unable to remember the alphabet. There was no apparent solution except CBT and medication. As a single mother of a young child, with no family present to rely on, she had to find a solution – a home, and an income, which meant somehow fixing the terrible speech problem, and recovering her ability to think straight.
She went through TRTP as a client of Helena MacCallum in July 2018, six weeks later on the advice of a friend who had had TRTP previously. Four weeks after this, her speech was back, and her PTSD symptoms were mostly gone.
One year later, there is no sign of PTSD – only a deep and profound understanding of those who suffer from anxiety and stress, trauma and depression, after she decided to carry on the TRTP banner by doing the training to help others. Annalisa is happy, secure, stable and profoundly moved by what TRTP can do for people who have been unable to find help elsewhere.
Areas of Interest
I have a background in elite performance in music and the arts (ballet, dance), as well as sports. I teach children and graduates in performance, and performance anxiety. My trauma work ranges from extreme PTSD, including psychogenic stuttering, non-verbal symptoms, and emotional or mental breakdowns, major stress arising from family breakdowns, depression, low (or no) self esteem, domestic violence, general anxiety in children (and their parents), and complex post traumatic stress disorder. I also practise equine connection work for children and adults who are unable to connect with other people but prefer horses. I have trained in various areas including kinesiology and martial arts, but the therapy I find has astonishing results, in long term negative life patterns is TRTP.
MA Comparative Religion
Grad Dip Applied Psychology
Dip Gestalt Therapy
Registered Psychologist and a member of APS.
I work with a holistic approach and people come with a wide range of issues: visit my website
Areas of Interest
PTSD, trauma, depression and anxiety.
Duncan Morris BA(Soc), BSW, MHSM.
Duncan Morris is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, counsellor, mentor and business coach. He has a varied employment history; working as a Minister of religion for a decade, a funeral chaplain and Director for 9 years, and as a social worker and manager for 11 years. Having worked in senior management with an NGO and the State Government, Duncan has insight into the many issues of working within bureaucracies and the management of people.
Duncan has a Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) from Deakin University and a Masters in Human Services Management from Charles Sturt University. His many qualifications in conjunction with his professional and personal experience allow him to exercise his passion for working with people so they are able to fulfil their potential through his counselling, mentoring and coaching services.
Duncan has completed further training around Cognitive Processing Therapy, Complex Trauma, The Richards Trauma Process, Suicide intervention and understanding the impact of anxiety disorders. As a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers Duncan annually meets Professional Development requirements.
Duncan provides counselling in the following areas; generalist counselling, mental health, anger management, trauma including PTSD, depression, anxiety, addictions, relationships as well as other areas of concern for individuals and couples.
Specialty and areas of interest:
Duncan is passionate about giving people the tools to be freed from their past, and continues to advance his skills to help people overcome trauma.
He has found that while it is true that you cannot change the past, you can stop the impact the past continues to have on you. By using The Richards Trauma Process, Duncan enables people to stop the negative impact of the past in a safe, time effective manner, without having to relive the trauma.
Duncan is passionate about ensuring people have access to quality counselling, therapy and self-empowerment in a healthy and effective manner. Working with people from various backgrounds and childhood experiences has given Duncan a breadth of experience and understanding of how to give people a new lease on life.
Having worked with a lady aged in her 40s for 18 months who had been drinking alcohol since the age of 14, been through numerous rehabs and struggled in relationships, Duncan did The Richards Trauma Process with her and saw life-changing results. She has now been 13 months alcohol free for the first time since she was 14. Helping her to understand that the alcohol was a way of covering the pain from previous abuse, once the abuse was dealt with her need for alcohol was no longer there.
People use lots of different substances or activities in an attempt to deal with their pain. By showing people how to healthily deal with the past, they are given the tools to stop the negative impact this continues to have on them. Let me help you find freedom and release from your past.
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Are you tired of feeling scared, angry, overwhelmed or maybe even numb to it all? Is your body manifesting unexplained chronic physical symptoms? Perhaps you are feeling completely immobilised by the stress of daily life or past trauma?
If any of these resonate with you, then take a moment to pause, rest a while…take a breathe and read on …. I think I know what can help!
Having worked as a Clinical Psychologist for more than 20 years, I have trained in a number of modalities and enjoyed supporting clients to overcome adversity. I’ve always felt, however, there was something missing. For many, the journey could be long or there seemed to be residual issues lingering from the past that continued to sabotage best made efforts to find contentment and fulfilment in life. Thanks to The Richards Trauma Process (TRTP), I’ve found the missing link.
My passion for TRTP comes from consistently bearing witness to the transformations clients now make through this dynamic and powerful process and it’s so so quick! In as little as three to four sessions, I can support you through the TRTP process, enabling you to change the sabotaging thought patterns that underpin unwanted behaviours. We don’t need to venture back into the detail of the past, which will keep you feeling safe and empowered. When we truly believe we are enough, then we can be free from psychological stress and illness once and for all.
“You are enough! Not because you did or said or bought of thought or became or created something special….but because you always were.”
Helen is a caring and empathic Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist who empowers clients to become active participants in the creation of their own rich & meaningful life; free from emotional and even physical pain. She has established her own successful private practice where a high percentage of her clients are direct referrals from other clients and for that she is grateful.
Helen works with individuals, couples and families whose lives have been impacted through psychological related stress and illness. She assists clients with PTSD, stress, anxiety, depression, phobias, panic attacks, chronic somatic illness, eating disorders, disordered eating and relationship difficulties.
Helen’s practice is based on the core belief ‘get the mind right and the body will follow’.
In addition to TRTP, Helen is also experienced in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Gottman Marital Therapy.
Helen’s qualifications include a Professional Doctorate in Psychology (Clinical Child & Adolescent Specialisation) from The University of Melbourne. She is professionally registered with the Psychologists Registration Board of Victoria (PRB) and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Helen is also registered with Medicare as a Clinical Psychologist, enabling her clients to claim Medicare benefits in addition to private health care rebates where applicable.
Professional Doctorate in Psychology (Clinical Child & Adolescent Specialisation): The University of Melbourne
Grad Dip (Soc Sci in Family Therapy): Swinburne University of Technology & Williams Road Family Therapy Centre
Post Grad Dip (Psychology): The University of Melbourne
Grad Dip (Psychology): The University of Melbourne
Ba App Sci (Physical Education): Phillip Institute of Technology (now RMIT)
Certified TRTP Practitioner
Certified Level 2 Gottman Marital Therapist
My name is Matthew Nettleton,
I am the founder and primary therapist of ‘Reframe Therapies’. I work out of the amazing Community Health Initiative Centre at 9 Langwells Parade Northcote, Melbourne, have a practice from my home in Bendigo, and I also offer sessions via Zoom/Skype.
I started Reframe Therapies out of my own experience with Trauma, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Addiction, Anxiety issues and Depression and completely overcoming them using the techniques we offer at Reframe. I am a qualified addiction and trauma specialist, with lived experience. And now my aim is to help others gain the same freedom I have experienced using The Richards Trauma Process.
My qualifications are:
- The Richards Trauma Process (TRTP)
- Holistic Drug and Alcohol Counselling
- Meridian Tapping
- Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)
- Life and Recovery Coaching
- Meditation Teaching
As well as having studied all of these modalities, my lived experience allows me to relate to a client on a personal level. I create a safe, non-judgemental space for healing to take place. My understanding is in my experience. I understand the grip of being stuck in trauma, anxiety, depression and addiction. And I understand the process that needs to take place in order to gain total freedom from these issues.
I have a history of addiction to ice, and heroin and prescription medication. I suffered severe trauma throughout my life, resulting in panic attack disorders, physical issues, depression, suicidal ideation. You name it I have been through it. I am pleased to say that now I am well! My trauma, my addictions are a thing of the past. And I now assist others through the same processes I myself went through.
My specialties are in addiction, trauma, depression and anxiety. I have an interest in helping those who suffer trauma during, prior to and after active addiction, are now in recovery and are seeking to grow and overcome emotional blocks. My clients who I have taken through The Richards Trauma Process have experienced the same amazing results that I, too, experienced.
After traumatic events, abusive relationships, times of addiction, we are then left with the aftermath which can take years to overcome in therapy normally, if ever. My primary aim is to speed this up! Generally in just 3 sessions with TRTP! I assist the client, guiding them through the elegant yet simple step by step process that is TRTP. We leave the past where it belongs, giving the client the freedom to move forward and get on with life with them sitting in the drivers seat!
I graduated from RMIT as a Mental Health Social Worker in 1995 and have been in private practice for 17 years as a Counselor and psychotherapist.
My purpose became clear when I began my own self development journey in 1990. I became a seeker of the most effective techniques for healing and change to enable effective transformation for my clients.
I am a Master practitioner of EFT, Theta Healing & Reference Point therapy. A practitioner of Faster EFT, Thought Field Therapy(TFT)Neuro-linguistic programming(NLP). Fast track hypnosis, Bars Access consciousness & Tapas acupressure technique.(TAT) Most recently TRTP.
In 2011 I ran a world wide Tele-summit interviewing teachers of Powerful transformational processes from around the world. I work off and on- line offering my 1:1 therapy & past group programs: Fearless Success, Take Weight off your Mind and the Self Belief Bootcamp.
Issues I deal with:
Anxiety and depression. Low self- esteem. Abuse/bullying. Weight/food/body Image. Money & Success. Perfectionism/high achieving pressure. Feeling stuck/overwhelmed. Addictions. Fears and unwanted limiting beliefs.
It is my life purpose to facilitate core transformation in the lives of those who want to free themselves from patterns of suffering, realize their full potential and live their dream life. You have all the answers, I simply guide you to finding them. Whatever your issue, it is a culmination of your life experience and past events, and with new understandings of epigenetics, trauma can also be passed down generationally.
As your sabotaging core beliefs are changed and trauma is cleared a new future can naturally evolve and you can begin to thrive.
I am a psychotherapist and counselor registered with the Psychotherapy and Counseling Foundation of Australia with more than 20 years clinical experience. During that time I have worked in a number of organisations devoted to the care of people affected by mental health disorders, addiction, trauma and adverse childhood experiences and had the opportunity to contrast treatment modalities. I have found The Richards Trauma Process (TRTP) to be a safe and highly effective therapeutic modality. It is elegant and powerful, resolving the impact of distressing past events and resulting Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety and depressive disorders and addictions without re-traumatising. TRTP resolves debilitating symptoms quickly, effectively and safely in three to four sessions.
TRTP helps resolve intrusive symptoms of PTSD, the core of abuses held from early life trauma, the fall out of chaotic attachment – symptoms that have kept individuals stuck in pain and in dysfunctional patterns of feeling, thinking and behaviour. TRTP gets to the core of the pain and releases it, safely, allowing freedom from the triggers of the past. It is possible to successfully move away from the vicious cycle of abusive relationships, alcohol and other drug abuse and patterns of thought and reactions that can lead to debilitating auto immune disease and phobias, part of the ongoing cycle of surviving with inner turmoil.
In TRTP hypnosis is used in each session because in hypnosis we can talk directly to the unconscious where negative underlying core beliefs, the response to abuses and trauma, are held. In hypnosis we can talk to the body where past trauma is stored. TRTP relieves the overwhelming nature of past distress and can help you to change these unconscious core beliefs driving and sabotaging your conscious efforts to make change. TRTP regularly produces fabulous results. Just imagine your longed for positive changes coming quickly and safely into action to create the future you have longed for so that you can move from merely surviving to thriving.
My private practice is in the inner city area of Melbourne but I also conduct online sessions for clients who live too far to travel to Melbourne.
Phone or email me for a ½ hour complimentary consult to talk about how I can help you.
Areas of Interest
My purpose is to help my clients move from pain and suffering towards health and well-being. My passion is witnessing the amazing transformations that occur when clients reclaim their lives.
As a TRTP Practitioner combined with my training and experience as a qualified Counsellor & Psychotherapist I strive to ensure you feel safe, comfortable and supported in your process. I have the academic training to help you make sense of your personal history, the capacity to support you during the process and the ability to guide you gently through the therapy process, all the while respectfully helping you navigate towards your own healing and health.
A few words about me: I arrived at this work later in life as it wasn’t until I experienced my own struggles in my late 30’s that I truly understood the profound change that can occur through the work of personal development and psychotherapy.
That difficult period in my life proved to be the catalyst for change and motivated me to return to study retraining as a Counsellor and Psychotherapist. Since that time my passion in this field has continued to grow. Initially I worked in the not-for-profit sector with a range of community organisations where my training and experience was consolidated.
In 2011 I moved into private practice to focus on my area of interests being trauma, attachment disorders, anger and relationships. From there I naturally found myself specialising in Men’s Health where I worked extensively with men on Anger Issues and Early Childhood Trauma. From this point I furthered my training in trauma through completing The Richards Trauma Process.
I hold a Bachelor of Arts/ Social Sciences from Monash University, a Vocational Graduate Certificate in Bereavement Counselling & Intervention from the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement and, a Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy & Counselling from The Cairnmillar Institute.
I would describe my style as natural and integrative. It is my intention to create a safe and affirming place where the work is enriching and empowering. I work across the whole spectrum of life events and utilise the client’s life experience, hidden knowledge of self, and innate capacity for growth all underpinned by The Richards Trauma Process as the main vehicle to facilitate change.
Areas of Interest
Trauma, Men’s Health, Attachment Disorders, Anger Management, Relationships.
- Bachelor of Arts/ Social Sciences (Monash University)
- Vocational Graduate Certificate in Bereavement Counselling & Intervention (VGCBCI )
- Graduate Certificate in Psychotherapy & Counselling (The Cairnmillar Institute)
- Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy & Counselling (The Cairnmillar Institute)
- CAPAV Membership Associate (Counsellors’ & Psychotherapists’ Association of VIC)
- Level 1 M.A.C.A member ACA (Australian Counselling Association)
I am an experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist and am passionate about empowering people to make genuine and long-lasting positive changes in their lives.
I hold an Honours degree in both Counselling and Psychotherapy along with specialist training in Couples Therapy and am a registered Clinical Member of PACFA – the Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia.
I provide a warm, safe and non-judgmental environment that helps people feel comfortable about opening up and exploring their concerns and challenges. I use an integrative, client-centred approach with a mindfulness focus and have a special interest in working with Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Relationship Issues with both individuals and couples, Trauma, Grief as well as Chronic Health Issues, Women’s Health, Self-Esteem and Life Transitions.
I am originally from Dublin, Ireland and the experience of a chronic health condition myself in my teens and twenties (Endometriosis) contributed to my own journey of healing from this disorder after which I went on to study Counselling and Psychotherapy as a way to provide support to others.
In 2003, I moved to Melbourne to live and in 2006, I established a complimentary health clinic in the South Eastern suburb of Carnegie in Melbourne, called Inner Health Solutions.
The Richards Trauma Process has been an inspiring and transformative addition to the way that I work. I trained in this process because I found that while gaining therapeutic insight and understanding into people’s triggers, patterns and behaviours helps clients to heal and change, there can still be residual emotional charges and thought patterns associated with past distressing events and experiences that it can be difficult for people to shift. These imprints often sabotage our best efforts to change our behaviours and live a more fulfilling life.
With TRTP however, both the unhelpful thought patterns and beliefs (often unconscious) as well as the emotional pain connected to difficult past experiences are released and transformed in a safe, gentle and empowering way.
TRTP is equally as effective for transforming mild symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress as well as more severe symptoms such as phobias and PTSD. There is also no re-traumatising as the process is done without having to go back into the details of past distressing events. TRTP’s dynamic step by step process involves guided self-reflection and hypnosis and is quick (3 to 4 double sessions) and effective at resolving issues.
One of the things I love most about supporting people on their journey with TRTP is witnessing the significant shifts and healing, both physically and emotionally, that people go through. The new freedom they experience within themselves enables them to step into their own strength, power and wisdom, to embrace the genuine and authentic person that they are and to move forward confidently and positively in their lives.
I offer TRTP sessions in person at my clinic in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne or by on-line video conferencing.
Special Areas of Interest Include: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Trauma, Grief, Self Esteem, Personal Growth, Life Transitions, Chronic Health Conditions and Women’s Health – including Endometriosis, PMS, Pregnancy, Post Natal Depression, Miscarriage, Infertility, Menopause
BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy
Level 3 Trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
Certified TRTP Practitioner
Clinical Member of The Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA)
Member or the College of Counselling
As clients contact at a time of crisis and distress, Gay’s emphasis is heartfelt understanding of the client’s inner experience and situation as the foundation for assisting.
During 30 years of practicing as a psychologist it has been Gay’s focus to keep abreast of developments to offer clients the most effective process, outcomes and change in their situation as possible. Gay is finding taking clients through TRTP process (3 to 4 sessions) is inspiring.
Registered Psychologist with more than 30 years experience.
Training in hypnosis, gestalt, cognitive behavioural therapy, ACT, EMDR. Qualified teacher of Mindfulness and Meditation. Reiki and energy therapy.
Areas of particular interest:
Working with anxiety, depression, resolving stress and distress, grief and loss, bullying, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).
Paul is a full member of the International Institute for Complementary Therapists. He is also an Associate of the Australian Property Institute (API) and has been an Associate of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) for over 30 years, holding a full Estate Agents Licence. In this capacity Paul has dealt with client stresses of property management, sales, auctioneering, valuing and investment, both locally as Proprietor of his own bayside Real Estate Agency for 16 years, and nationally. His interest in assisting clients deal with their challenges in achieving their motivations extended to telephone counselling as a volunteer and trainer for many Then, when his eldest son drowned Paul had to come to terms with his own loss and grief. This involved much searching and self development, leading to changing the focus of Calmer For Life. TRTP has been the major contributor both to Paul and his clients as a trauma counsellor and hypnotherapist.
Profession: Clinical Hypnotherapist, Counsellor, Licensed Estate Agent, Registered Valuer
TRTP is an elegantly simple, yet comprehensive step-by-step process which resolves extreme trauma and trauma-related issues. It achieves results quickly, effectively and safely, generally in three sessions. It is equally effective for overcoming grief, anxiety, depression, fears, phobias, and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), addictions, smoking and weight loss.
Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy
Certificate IV in Telephone Counselling
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Practitioner of Hypnotherapy – Australian Success Academy
Certified Hypnotist – The Conversational Hypnosis Academy
Certified TRTP Practitioner
NLP Practitioner Certification
Quit Cigarettes in 60 Minutes Certification
Heather Wilks can be a bit radical about healing. Metaphysical discoveries kept creaping up on her. She had worked in advertising as a copywriter for over 30 years. In that corporate world she hadn’t really thought much about healing. That changed when her father died suddenly just after turning 70. She began asking questions. She was shocked by the lack of answers. In spite of all the promises, there wasn’t – and still isn’t – a magic pill.
But there are other ways of healing that really do work.
She kept bumping into opportunities to train in progressive alternatives. For over 20 years Heather has been drawn to teachers with very different ways of thinking. Those who challenge the status quo. They’ve brought dramatic changes to her own life. Now she works to help others transform. To give up the things that aren’t working and reach for more out of life. Better health. Better opportunities. Better relationships. More money. More fun. Lots more fun.
Heather believes that the body was designed to heal itself. It just needs the right circumstances. She creates those by helping people release what they don’t want so that there’s space to embrace what they do want. Working with mind-body connections to bring things back into balance is more magical than a pill. And changes last.
Heather draws on a variety of healing methods, including TRTP Hypnotherapy, FasterEFT-style tapping, NLP, Advanced Pendulum Dowsing, Australian Bush Flower Essences, Reiki Sekh’m and other Metaphysical approaches. Her company is called Oh! Naturale Pty. Ltd. Confidential consultations are available in person or via Skype. See more details on Natural Therapy Pages
AREAS OF INTEREST
Stress, Physical Pain, Anxiety, Weight Issues, Addictions, Public Speaking/Performance Fears, Phobias and Trauma.
Anxious? Depressed? Stressed? Chronically fatigued?
Tried all sorts of things? Nothing worked?
You don’t have to live like that anymore. The Richards Trauma Process™ has been a solution for thousands of people, and there’s no reason why it shouldn’t be your solution too. What a relief…
My study, training and extensive experience as an international performer, teacher and university lecturer has led me to a deep understanding of anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue and chronic stress. I understand how deeply people’s lives are affected by these conditions – both directly and indirectly. It’s a horrible way to live.
People who have come to me for help are from vastly varied areas and backgrounds, including entrepreneurs, corporate executives, stay-at-home parents, farmers, recent university graduates, artists and musicians, tradies and students. Many people come for help because the way they feel is negatively impacting their health, lives and families, some can’t function in the world at all, others come because they simply know they can be “more”, but they can’t figure out how.
Please book in for an obligation-free chat. I’m very happy to answer your questions, once you’ve had a look at the information on this website.
It would be my privilege to guide you to be the best you can be, so that you can live this life on your terms.
I help people resolve:
- Chronic fatigue
- Chronic stress
- Panic attacks
Other specialist areas:
- Clients who want to be, and perform at, their best. Having performed internationally as an opera singer, I understand peak performance and the drive to get there.
- Parents and expectant parents who want their own children to be free of the trauma of their own childhoods, inter-generational trauma and addictions etc. which have run through their family.
- People suffering from the pain of infertility and childlessness.
I work with clients in-person on the Bellarine Peninsula and in Melbourne, though most of my clients prefer the convenience of working online.
There are client testimonials and case studies on my website: http://www.sallywilsonholistics.com
I have spent the last 4 years researching, studying and working with clients relentlessly to find FAST, SAFE, EFFECTIVE therapy. As a result, here you find TRTP. TRTP helped transform my life after 17 years of being the victim of my own depression, anxiety, trauma and multiple addictions. It is through my own healing that I stand here now wanting to share the experience of what being ‘Well’ actually feels like.
Have you ever wondered what lies behind your eyes? Why you think the way you do? Why you feel the way do? Yet there doesn’t seem to be a way out…. Or maybe it sounds too good to be true?
Through my studies of hypnosis, psychology, personality theories and more I aim to share this experience of change from within.
Since learning TRTP, I Have become dedicated to sharing this therapy and experience with as many people as I can, so they can experience the TRUE life they want to live.
Issues I deal with (specialty or interest): Stress, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Addiction, Self Esteem, Anger & Rage, Self Esteem, Personality Disorders, Smoking Cessation
Profession: Clinical Hypnotherapist
I have extensive experience working with both Deaf and Hearing children, adolescents, couples and families. This experience encompasses working with children, adolescents and adults who present with ADHD, ASD, learning difficulties, cognitive impairments, various syndromes and other disabilities. I also work with clients who suffer from PTSD, Depression, Anxiety and Personality Disorders.
TRTP has transformed my whole approach to working with my clientele. My approach is to look at the unconscious core beliefs and explore what is driving the behaviours rather than only focusing on behaviour management. TRTP has enhanced the speed in which I get positive outcomes and results.
After having first -hand experience with mental health facilities over the last 20 years and experiencing the inadequacies of our Mental Health System, TRTP has provided me with a cutting edge, fast, safe and effective tool which doesn’t retraumatise the client.
TRTP can truly change people’s lives from feelings of anxiety, depression and being disempowered to being motivated and in control of their lives – in 3 sessions!
Specialty or Interest: Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Trauma, PTSD, Family Therapy, ADHD, ASD, Borderline Personality Disorder, Children & Adolescent, Hearing Impairment.