AMANDA MCKAY BA.HC, DIP.CH, DIP.TAT
Holistic Psychotherapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Art Therapist
The purpose of therapy is to enable us to experience life with greater joy and self-awareness.
Amanda's driving interest and passion for many years is providing a high level of counselling and psychotherapy to individuals who wish to increases their level of awareness of who they are, and empowering them to become who they want to be. She brings great enthusiasm to her work with a high level of integrity, skill and commitment in an accepting, non-judgmental and safe environment.
Amanda provides experiential avenues for exploring health in ways which come from the edge of postmodern psychology, which embrace complementary approaches to healing the whole person. Her person-centred approach is based on holistic, psychodynamic and transpersonal principles. This provides you an avenue to explore, express and experience feelings, gain insight, make meaning and integrate different aspects of self.
Some of the approaches which may be offered to you are include: Hypnotherapy, Expressive Art therapies, Mindfulness, Focusing, CBT, NLP, Gestalt, and a number of other processes.
Applying a comprehensive assessment, she will work collaboratively with you to establish treatment goals for either short or long term therapy to help and support you in creating the direction you want in your life.
Qualified in Bachelor in Holistic Counselling, Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy and a Diploma in Transpersonal Art Therapy. Professional memberships with: Australian Counselling Association (ACA), Australian Association of Clinical Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy (AACHP) and Australian Association of Holistic and Transpersonal Counsellors (AAHTC).