Ella is an Accredited Counsellor, Behavioural Scientist and Clinical Sexologist who has supported hundreds of individuals and couples over the last 10 years. She specialises in relationship counselling, sex therapy and psychedelic integration and also offers individual counselling for a range of client concerns. Sessions are available in person in Cairns, Tropical Far North Queensland Australia, or via Zoom from wherever you are.
Qualifications: "Evolution of Intimacy" is a culmination of many years training and studying. Formal Qualifications include a Degree in Behavioural Science, Diploma in Transpersonal Counselling, Graduate Diploma in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Diploma of Leadership and Management, Certificate in Addiction Studies, Certificate in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy and nearing completion of Masters of Sexology.
Accreditation: I am Accredited with the Australian Counselling Association- Level 4 and am fully accredited with the Society of Australian Sexologists. As part of the Mind Medicine Australia team I offer Psychedelic Integration sessions and I am an Accredited Clinical Counselling Supervisor with the Australian College of Supervisors.
Experience: I have recently opened my books to full time private clients. Prior to this I managed the Cairns Sexual Assault Service for 2 years, and before that worked at Relationships Australia for 3 years as a relationship counsellor and trauma therapist. Further back in my career I worked as Mental Health Recovery Coach, Drug and Alcohol Counsellor and group facilitator and when I first moved to the region I owned and operated the Port Douglas Happy Herb Shop.
For 10 years in my 20's & 30's I dedicated myself to learning about Yoga and Spirituality and completed a suite of Tantra, Yoga, Meditation and Energy Work Teacher Training programs and Accreditations.
Therapeutic Modalities: In working with people I draw upon my experience with various modalities such as Transpersonal Counselling, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, Trauma Informed Therapy, Grief Work, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Symbol Work and Client Centred practice and am currently training in EMDR.
Sessions: Are for anyone looking for support and guidance in their lives.