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- individual consultations/coaching
- workshops and professional development
When we act from wisdom and creativity we can meet the challenges in our inner lives, work and relationships. Seeing conflict, challenge and stuckness as a sign that something in our life or work needs attention allows self-reflection and a sense of the bigger picture.
Using our capacity to listen, converse and create meaning through what we share together—we grow more able to see our lives clearly and more free to give what we have to offer the world.
My own path is grounded in a transformative view of conflict and emotion, in Theory U practice, phenomenology and depth psychology, as well as in ‘human wisdom’ or anthroposophy, the wide-ranging spiritual philosophy of Rudolf Steiner.
You can reach me on 0422 019 970 or +61 3 9876 2395.
I completed a PhD on listening in conflict, after studying a Masters in Conflict Resolution, following an undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology. As well as teaching in dispute resolution, storytelling and creative processes at tertiary level. I have also studied and taught in the Steiner education system as well as working in communication including as a technical writer for Cochlear and in cabin crew communications at Qantas. As a freelance and academic writer I have had pieces published in journals, magazines and newspapers as well as book chapters.
My work focuses on communication and the word. I teach or have taught at RMIT, La Trobe and Victoria universities in Melbourne and learned and taught at the International School of Storytelling, as well as ‘In the belly of the whale’ school in New Zealand. As a creative companion, coach, mediator, educator and storyteller, I have presented at conferences in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. In 2013, I was the keynote speaker and performance storyteller at the Singapore International Storytelling festival. In 2017, I presented workshops at conferences including Life and Living, Tocal and Moral Technologies.
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