My Professional Qualifications and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) achievements:

  • Certificate in Holistic Counselling and Holistic Life Coaching – ASHC
  • Certificate in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Human Development – ASHC
  • Statement in Narrative Approaches in Counselling – Tafe NSW
  • Statement in Trauma-Informed Care – Tafe NSW
  • Reflective Learning and Practice – ACAP
  • Sustainability in Helping Professionals – ACAP
  • Work Within a Structured Counselling Framework – AIPC
  • Transactional Analysis 101 – Gregory Institute
  • Logical and Critical Thinking – The University of Auckland
  • Mental Skills Training for Sport and Health – Manchester Metropolitan University (currently studying)
  • Food and Mood: Improving Mental Health Through Diet and Nutrition – Deakin University/Food & Mood Centre
  • The Basic Schema Model, Methods, and Techniques – Schema Therapy Training Online
  • Psychology Diploma – Centre of Excellence
  • Advanced CBT Diploma – Centre of Excellence
  • Couples and Family Therapy Diploma – Centre of Excellence (currently studying)
  • Emotional Intelligence at Work – Coventry University
  • Life Coaching Diploma – Centre of Excellence
  • Mindfulness Certification – New Skills Academy
  • Reinventing Resilience – ACAP
  • Breaking Intergenerational Patterns of Trauma, Addictions, & Dark Secrets in Families – Trauma Education Essentials
  • CBT 3D Simulation – ACAP
  • Schema Therapy for Narcissistic Personality Disorder – Schema Therapy Training Online
  • Schema Therapy in the Age of COVID-19 – Schema Therapy Training Online
  • Getting Confident Working With Trauma Memories and PTSD – Schema Therapy Training Online
  • National Symposium on Sportspersons’ Mental Health – Mental Health Foundation Australia
  • Virtual Seniors’ Mental Health Forum – Mental Health Foundation Australia
  • Virtual Substance Abuse & Mental Health Forum – Mental Health Foundation Australia
  • Impacts of Social Media on Mental Health – Mental Health Foundation Australia
  • Building a Healthy Adult ‘Self’: Interview with ACT Expert Professor Joseph Ciarrochi – Schema Therapy Training Online
  • Food and Mental Health Webinar – Mental Health Foundation Australia
  • Harnessing the Power of Perpetrator Ego States with Lisa Schwarz, M.Ed – Trauma Education Essentials
  • Beliefs, Values & Attitudes in Personal Development Lecture – Counselling Tutor
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Educational Webinar – Mental Health Foundation Australia
  • Existential Perspectives Lecture – Counselling Tutor
  • Sleep and bipolar disorder: What do we know, and what can we do Webinar – Mental Health Foundation Australia
  • Sex off the Rails: Schema Therapy, Sex, and Addictions with Liz Lacy – Schema Therapy Training Online
  • Dr. Jeffery Young, Interview: Schemas, Therapy and More – Schema Therapy Training Online
  • A Better Understanding of Mental Health Services – Mental Health Foundation Australia
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy: Then and Now – PACFA
  • The biosocial model of borderline personality disorder – PACFA
  • CBT Strategies for Complex Anxiety Disorders – Mental Health Foundation Australia

Readings List:

  • I’m OK-you’re OK – Thomas A. Harris, M.D.
  • Games People Play – Eric Berne, M.D.
  • I Hate You – Don’t Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality – Jerold J Kreisman and Hal Straus
  • On Becoming a Person – Carl R. Rogers, Ph.D
  • Tao, The Watercourse Way – Alan Watts
  • Learned Optimism – Martin Seligman
  • Beyond the Relaxation Response – Herbert Benson, M.D.
  • Grace Unfolding, Psychotherapy in the Spirit of the Tao-te ching – Greg Johanson and Ron Kurtz
  • The Inner Master – Martin Zagnoev
  • The Biology of Belief – Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D
  • The Worry Trick – David A. Carbonell, Ph.D
  • Taoism and Science – Dr. J. Zai
  • Incorporating Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy – Geri Miller
  • The Principles of Buddhist Psychology – David J. Kalupahana
  • The Place Called Zero – Jonathan Christ
  • Transformative Counseling – Daniel Keeran
  • A Therapist’s Guide to Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Jeffrey A. Cully, Ph.D and Andra L. Teten, Ph.D
  • Zen Buddhism – Robert Espiau
  • Western & Buddhist Psychology, Clinical Perspectives – M.G.T. Kwee and T.L. Hodstock
  • The Tao of Pooh – Benjamin Hoff
  • Talking TA – Louise Cameron
  • The Courage to be Happy – Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga
  • ReFraming, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and the Transformation of Meaning – R. Bandler and J. Grinder
  • Flow: the Psychology of Optimal Experience – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • The Book – Alan Watts
  • Taboo or Not Taboo, Reflections on Physical Touch in Psychoanalysis & Somatic Psychotherapy – Alison Hall
  • The Mystery of Consciousness – John R. Searle
  • An Introduction to Cognitive Psychology – Melvin Manis
  • The Third Space – Dr. Adam Fraser
  • Resilience: Timeless Stories of a Family Therapist – Moshe & Tesse Lang
  • Bhagavad Gita: As it is – A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
  • Meditation As Medicine – Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D., and Cameron Stauth
  • Mind Over Medicine – Lissa Rankin, M.D.
  • Living Tao – Ilchi Lee