LIZ IS CURRENTLY ON LEAVE
Psychotherapist, Educator, Meditation Teacher
Liz holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of New South Wales. Her thesis was an interdisciplinary study of self-transformation in the Twelve Steps recovery movement. Prior to training in somatic, humanistic and psychodynamic psychotherapy, Liz was an academic, teaching and researching in the areas of embodiment and death and dying. Liz has been in private practice for 15 years and has completed further professional training in Hakomi Experiential Dis-identification – a specialisation in relationships therapy integrating Internal Family Systems, EMDR Level 2, the EMDR Strategic Developmental Model, and the Buddhism and Psychotherapy Professional Training Course offered by The Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists (AABCAP). Liz is on the Training Executive of AABCAP, is formerly a director of Somatics – Body Oriented Psychotherapy Training and has taught psychotherapy and counselling for a number of training organisations.
Liz has been studying Buddhism in the various traditions since 1985, teaches meditation and continues to find ways of integrating the psychology and practice of Buddhism with contemporary western models.
Liz aims to facilitate the wellbeing of the whole bodymind, to restore healthy and resilient nervous system and emotional regulation and to promote mindfulness, insight and flexibility of mind. Her approach is supported by EMDR – a validated treatment method for resolving trauma and applicable to a variety of distressing psychological conditions.
Ph: 02 66804397
Weekdays by appointment.