Hi I’m Sara, a Wellbeing Counsellor and Breathwork Facilitator with an insightful passion for guiding present moment awareness as a means to overcome modifiable barriers and facilitate person-centered solutions for ingrained change. My approach integrates mindfulness-based techniques and modalities, creating a valuable connection between my clients and their emotional center.
“It is within this space that we can begin to untangle limiting self-beliefs, opening the path to transformative change.”
I am committed to staying at the forefront of my field, constantly seeking innovative approaches to help my clients navigate life’s challenges. My warm and empathetic nature, combined with my extensive training, creates a safe and nurturing space where individuals can explore their inner world, heal, and thrive.
In our counselling sessions, I will be guided by your individual needs and goals. I have the flexibility to employ a multi-modal approach, integrating my additional qualifications in breathwork and reiki healing to enrich your journey.
Driven by a deep sense of purpose, I am on a mission to empower my clients to uncover their inner self-compassion and strength, enabling them to lead more fulfilling lives. Think of me as your dedicated guide if you are actively pursuing (or ready for) transformative change and a future marked by greater balance and holistic well-being.
Diploma of Counselling (Member of the Australian Counselling Association)
Advanced Study Major in Mindfulness Based Techniques
Certified Breathwork Facilitator
Certified Meditation Practitioner
– Certified Reiki Practitioner
SARA’S AVAILABILITY & FEE SCHEDULE
Tuesday 2pm-7pm (in clinic & telehealth available)
Mindfulness is the practice of deliberately focusing one’s attention on the present moment without judgment, allowing for a deeper awareness of thoughts, emotions, and sensations, ultimately leading to greater clarity and inner peace. This can be practiced by all individuals, anywhere at any time.
Mindfulness enables individuals to cultivate a deep connection with their inner selves, leading to heightened self-awareness and emotional regulation. Practicing mindfulness on a regular basis can increase resilience and clarity, reducing stress, anxiety, pain, addiction and depression. This practice not only promotes mental and emotional balance but also enhances physical health by lowering blood pressure and strengthening the immune system.
What is the purpose of Breathwork?
Breathwork is a mindful practice that involves conscious control of one’s breath to enhance physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This technique centers on the rhythmic regulation of breathing patterns, often incorporating deep, intentional breaths. The benefits of breathwork are multifaceted. Firstly, it promotes relaxation by reducing stress and anxiety, as controlled breathing triggers the body’s relaxation response. Secondly, it improves oxygenation, enhancing physical vitality and mental clarity. Additionally, breathwork aids in emotional release, allowing individuals to process and release pent-up emotions. Overall, it serves as a powerful tool in promoting holistic health and fostering a greater sense of inner calm and resilience.
What is mindful meditation?
Mindful meditation is an inward practice that offers a multitude of benefits for both the mind and the body. At its core, mindfulness meditation involves focusing one’s attention on the present moment, acknowledging thoughts and feelings without engagement and developing a deeper sense of self-awareness. Through consistent practice, individuals can experience reduced stress and anxiety, decrease in pain symptoms, improved emotional regulation, and enhanced overall mental well-being. Mindfulness meditation also fosters greater clarity of thought, increased concentration, and better decision-making skills. Physically, it has been associated with lowered blood pressure, improved sleep patterns, and a strengthened immune system.
Reiki healing is a holistic and spiritually guided practice that aims to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Originating in Japan, Reiki, which means “universal life energy,” involves a practitioner channeling this energy through their hands to a recipient. During a session, the recipient typically lies down fully clothed while the practitioner lightly places their hands on or near specific energy centers or chakras on the body. The intent is to balance and harmonize the recipient’s energy, facilitating relaxation, stress reduction, and the body’s natural healing processes. Reiki is often described as a deeply soothing experience, with many reporting feelings of peace, rejuvenation, and increased vitality after sessions.
Making the Counselling and Reiki Connection
Reiki, an energy-based practice aimed at harmonizing one’s life force energy, and counselling, a psychological approach facilitating emotional and mental health exploration through conversation and therapeutic methods, offer complementary benefits. These two distinct practices, while serving different purposes, can synergistically enhance one’s healing potential when used together.