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New South Wales

Mid North Coast – Port Macquarie – Janine Taranto

Janine Taranto

Mobile: 0431 898 292


I have worked for many years offering, individual and group psychotherapy and counselling to children and adults.

My commitment to my own inner journey supports my work with others and provides the foundation for holding a sacred space for you to explore more deeply yourself, your life and your issues.

I offer one on one single sessions and/ or an agreed on period of time over some days. This can be residential. I facilitate a beautiful space, available for personal work and retreat, silent or otherwise.

Group workshops are offered on a range of modalities Inc. meditation, sandplay, dreamwork, soul collage, voice dialogue, deep release emotional work and transpersonal breathwork.

Mid North Coast – Port Macquarie – Wendy Bignell

In Essence

Wendy Bignell

Wendy Bignell

Port Macquarie, NSW 2440

Phone: 0417 232 086


Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapy Practice: Offering Individual and Group Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapy Sessions and Workshops with Adults and Children (Currently working in Primary Schools with Children and Staff).
Offering training to become a Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapist
Offering Individual and Group Spiritual Accompaniment and Retreats (SILOAM trained)

Qualifications: PACFA accredited (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia) ARCAP listed (Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) SILOAM trained (Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Direction)

Mid North Coast – Port Macquarie – Patricia Nolan

The Inner Journey Centre

Inner Journey Centre

Port Macquarie, NSW 2440

Patricia Nolan

Phone: 0437 003 709


Patricia offers a personal presence that includes:
– many years experience in personal companioning and group facilitation
– individual and group Transpersonal and Emotional Release Counselling
– Practitioner Supervision
– Director of Training of the Inner Journey Centre
– the fruits of her own inner journey that support her in being in the world and journeying with others.
– Other facilitators, trained in TEP join her as appropriate

Northern Rivers – Martha Calhoun and Dave West


Martha Calhoun and David West

Jiggi via Lismore, NSW



We offer regular workshops, retreats, training, professional development opportunities, personal retreat times, individual counselling and psychotherapy, at our practice in Lismore NSW, and our practice in the rural setting of Jiggi NSW

Martha Calhoun
Martha has over 28 years experience in Counselling and Psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults. She also has over 15 years experience as a counselling and psychotherapy trainer in Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapy
She provides counselling and psychotherapy  support for private clients as well as agencies, and offers:
Personal counselling and psychotherapy
Work supervision
Clinical supervision
Group work
Team development
Training and professional development
and more.

Martha Has completed training in Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapy to the levels of Practitioner, Graduate Studies, Certificate in Children and Adolescents, Trainer, & Director of Training. She is a Certified Practitioner in Transpersonal Psychology & Holotropic Breathwork. She holds a Bachelor in Social Science.
Martha is a Director of Training in Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapy and currently offers this training program through Journeylines on the North Coast of NSW.

Martha is a founding member and current full practicing member of the Association of Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapy(ATEP), and is member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). She is both a Clinical Registrant and Accredited Supervisor  on the ARCAP register (Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.) PACFA Reg. Clinical 21462.

Dave West

Dave has been involved in the Human Services Industry for over 25years.

He has a particular passion for working with men, working with Indigenous, and working with those in crisis such as homelessness and addictions.

He has worked as a Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapy at Journeylines for over 15 years providing counselling for children and adults. He has a particular passion and interest in supporting men and offers regular Men’s Workshops.

Dave has completed training in Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapy to the levels of Practitioner, Graduate Studies, Certificate in Children and Adolescents. He is a Certified Practitioner in Transpersonal Psychology & Holotropic Breathwork. More Recently Dave has completed training in the Way of Council – an approach to creating and holding circle for men.

Sydney – Blue Mountains – Lives Journeying – Thea Welch

Lives Journeying

Lives Journeying

Springwood, NSW 2777

Mobile: 0402 401 533


Counselling supportive of living life more fully.

Modalities include – Sandplay; Symbol work; Dreamwork; Voice Dialogue;

Transpersonal Breathwork; Process work; Journaling and Mandala Drawing.

Northern NSW  –  Linda Grace

Be Free Counselling and Psychotherapy

Linda Grace

Mullumbimby Creek, near Byron Bay, NSW



“My passion is empowering people to discover their inner truth and resilience by supporting them to move through any obstacles to this natural state of being. My commitment to my own inner journey underpins my complete trust  in the psyche’s natural impulse towards health and wholeness.  It provides a solid foundation for holding the sacred space needed for deep exploration and healing.” 

Linda offers private sessions and regular workshops in her beautiful studio overlooking Byron Bay. She facilitates residential retreats and offers mentoring via phone and Skype. Sessions are intuitively tailored to individual or group needs drawing from a range of modalities incorporating deep listening, somatic awareness, breath, sound and movement. Specific modalities may also be explored, including sandplay, dreamwork, voice dialogue, gestalt therapy, artistic expression, psychosynthesis, mindfulness and transpersonal breathwork. 

Linda  has almost 20 years experience in Counselling and Psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults. She completed her training as a Certified Practitioner in Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapy, including a Certificate in Working with Children and Adolescents, in 1999.   

She holds a Bachelor in Teaching & Learning as well as Advanced Diplomas in Transpersonal Art Therapy and Rudolf Steiner Education.

Northern Territory

No Psychotherapists currently listed


Brisbane North – Aspley –  Lynette Fox

Lynette Fox

Postal Address: 63 Kirby Road, ASPLEY QLD, 4034 

Mobile: 0407 326 385


About Lynette: Lynette’s initial love was teaching. Before retraining in psychotherapy she taught in early childhood, primary school and tertiary settings. An inner calling to leave her teaching career was at first resisted, her energy disappeared. She was diagnosed with chronic fatigue. She took time from work to recover and found her way to the Portiuncula Centre, Toowoomba where she was inspired and discovered new life within herself via personal development courses at the Centre. In the early 1990s, she enrolled in the counsellor training program offered by the Centre, over the duration of the training her energy gradually returned.

After completing the counsellor training program, she continued teaching part-time in state primary schools and in tertiary settings while her counselling practice grew. Her early private practice work was mainly with children and adolescents. In the late 1990s she finished a Masters in Education, worked at Queensland University of Technology in-servicing teachers and administrators in the Preschool Curriculum Guidelines.

In 2001, Lynette became her apprenticeship as staff member at The Portiuncula Centre, she taught in both the counsellor  and Sandplay training courses. During the next decade, she worked on the counselling and Sandplay training courses at The Portiuncula and The Meeting Place in Melbourne (2003-4 & 2007). She finished her work at the Portiuncula Centre in 2013.

More recently, she has focussed on her private practice and work with adults has precedence. She offers both supervision for practitioners using Sandplay Therapy and advanced training in Sandplay Therapy for experienced practitioners. She has been in private practice for 24 years and specializes in Jungian psychotherapy. She incorporates Art, Sandplay Therapy, Body Focus, Dreams, Voice Dialogue and Fairytales into her therapeutic approach.

She has trained in:

  • Jungian Psychology with ANZSJA. Lynette commenced her training in Analytical Psychology with ANZSJA in June 2013. She completed the five year component of the course in March 2018. Her endeavours are now focussed on the clinical component of the course for the next few years.
  • Dreams – Embodied Imagination with Robert Bosnak (2016);
  • Art in Analysis with Julia Meyeroqitz-Katz (2015);
  • Fairy tales in Analysis with Sarah Gibson (2014);
  • Sandplay in Analysis with Sarah Gibson (2014);
  • Sandplay Congress with ISST teaching members, Venice (2013);
  • Sandplay Congress with ISST teaching members, Ittingen (2011);
  • Sandplay Therapy Advanced course with Dr Alexander Esterhuyzen (2009-2010);
  • Sandplay Therapy Advanced course with Ruth Ammann, Dr Alexander Esterhuyzen, Harriett Friedman, Dr Eva Pattis and others, C. G. Jung Institute Kusnacht (2008);
  • Sandplay Therapy, Advanced course with Ruth Ammann, Brisbane (2004);
  • Voice Dialogue with Drs Hal & Sidra Stone, Melbourne (2004);
  • Holotropic BreathworkTM with Dr Stanislov Grof and Tav Sparks, Maleny (1996-1998).

Lynette specialised in short and long term therapy. Her adult clients present with

  • persistent relationship issues;
  • chronic depression;
  • grief & melancholy;
  • Trauma / vicarious trauma / PTSD
  • Burnout / chronic fatigue.

Mackay – Vicki Newman

Vicki Newman

Connectology Natural Health Centre

10c River St, Mackay, Qld, 4740

Phone: (07) 4957 2178



About Vicki:
I have been a Transpersonal and Emotional Release Counsellor since 2002 and work with adults, children and couples. Sessions are individually composed and dependant on the clients particular needs. Group workshops are also available for those continuing their personal growth and awareness.

Sunshine Coast – Palmwoods – Albert Scherrer

Albert Scherrer

Albert Scherrer

144 McKees Rd.,
Palmwoods, Sunshine Coast
QLD 4555

Phone: (07) 5417 1031


Albert has been working for many years as a chaplain and counsellor in a mental health and a medical institution in Switzerland.  Since 1998, he is a full practicing member of ATEP, a certified “Holotropic Breathwork” practitioner, and trained in “Systemic Family Constellations”. He works with individuals and small groups.

Sunshine Coast – Palmwoods – Judy Dawson

Judy Dawson

Judy Dawson

144 McKees Rd.,
Palmwoods, Sunshine Coast
QLD 4555

Phone: (07) 5417 1031
Mobile: 0438 358 794


About Judy:
Judy’s focus is on the personal and spiritual development of her clients and she uses the modalities of Sandplay, Symbol Work, Voice Dialogue, Process Work, Dreamwork and Systemic Family Constellations.

Judy has a Graduate Diploma in Counselling from the University of New England, Armidale, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Transpersonal and Emotional Release Counselling. She is a certified practitioner of Holotropic Breathwork, is trained in Systemic Family Constellations, and co-facilitatates workshops in these modalities at The Portiuncula Centre in Toowoomba. She is also a co-facilitator of Sandplay workshops.

Association Memberships:
Judy is a full Practicing Member of ATEP (Association of Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapists), is PACFA accredited (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia)

She currently provides counselling services in private practice.

Toowoomba – Melissa L’Estrange

Melissa L’Estrange

Melissa L’Estrange

Phone: 07 4630 9242

Mobile: 04 4748 3399


About Melissa:
Melissa is a Clinical Counsellor.
Her practice encompasses Counselling, Supervision and Counsellor Training as well as Personal and Professional Development.
Her clientele includes Adults, Couples, Adolescents and Children.
She has trained in Transpersonal and Emotional Release Counselling and has a Post Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice with the University of New England.
Melissa’s intention for the client is, that within a supportive environment, the client has opportunity to explore that which challenges them, and through the self-awareness and understanding gained, become aware of the inner resources within themselves which promote life-giving changes.

Some of the processes used include:
Voice Dialogue, Gestalt, Sandplay, Dreamwork, Emotional Release Process work, Breathwork, Artwork, Body focus and Bio-energetics.

Association Memberships:
Melissa is a current Full Practicing Member of ATEP (Association of Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapists), is PACFA accredited (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia), and a Clinical Registrant on ARCAP register (Australian Register Counsellors and Psychotherapists).

South Australia

No Psychotherapists currently listed


No Psychotherapists currently listed


Melbourne – Eaglemont – Carol Dyer

Come to Life


Contact: Carol Dyer

Eaglemont, Victoria

Phone: 03 9457 5559

Mobile: 0408 598 665


Carol’s work has been described as ‘spiritual counselling’. And yet, the techniques used are very much grounded in the here and now. Together, without judgment, we explore exactly what is holding you back or causing you difficulties and trace the current situation to its hidden dynamic. From such exploration new life-giving possibilities emerge and a greater connection with your spiritual nature. Above all you tap into the inner resources that have always been available to you. 


Rosanna – Melbourne – Tara Green

Tara Green

Heart and Soul Focused – Transpersonal Counselling and Therapy

Rosanna, Melbourne, Victoria

Contact: Tara Green

Mobile: 0413 767 567



Counselling for Individuals

Counselling for Couples

Deeper Inner Work Processes for Individuals including: Sandplay, Dreamwork, Voice Dialogue, Meditation, Breathwork.

Deeper Inner Work Processes for Couples

Mornington Peninsula – Shoreham – Sue Boggan

Sue Boggan

PO Box 44, Shoreham VIC 3916

Mobile: 0404 180 957


Dip. T. Grad Dip Arts. AAFT ( Clinical) Grad Dip TERC.
Cert.Creative Arts Therapy. PACFA ( Clinical).
Applicant to ISST

Counselling Adults, Adolescents and Children

Specialising in Sandplay Therapy and Creative Therapies.
And modalities with a holistic client centred approach.

Western Australia

No Psychotherapists currently listed