Brain Wellness Spa Facilitator Rachel has a passion for helping alleviate the pain and suffering of mental illness. Her love of people and bubbly nature are infectious which helps people share their life’s challenges.
Rachel has experience with mental illness firsthand, suffering with post-natal depression. She is a mother of five children with various needs including autism, asperges, anxiety, OCD and ADHD. Her personal healing journey and raising her children with their various mental health issues drove her to study and work in the behavioural sciences, so she could better equipped to manage these challenges.
Rachel has a Bachelor of Psychology and Counselling from Edith Cowan University. She looks forward to completing her postgraduate studies in Family and Couples Therapy, and is working towards a Master’s in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
For more than 20 years Rachel has worked with women and children as an ecclesiastical counsellor. She has a love of people and a passion for helping those who cross her path. This motivates her to stay in touch with the latest research on how to best help people in need, which is what drew her to the Brain Wellness Spa and its unique program. It perfectly aligns with her vision to combine the best of the human sciences with human connection, and personalise programs to alleviate suffering in a holistic, non-invasive way.
Rachel has a diverse range of experience including working with people suffering from a variety of mental illness. Her warm, caring, compassionate nature emanates from her which instantly puts people at ease. This helps Rachel as a certified crisis support worker with Lifeline Australia, where she offers crisis support to vulnerable people. Her skills, empathy and ability to remain calm and supportive in tough circumstances helps people in their time of need.
For many years, Rachel has worked as a career counsellor and loves engaging with others to help improve their wellbeing and life satisfaction. She also volunteers extensively in her community, supporting children, youth, women and families in temporal and spiritual matters. It brings her joy and deep satisfaction to serve others.
Joining the staff at the Brain Wellness Spa, Rachel is excited to work with a diverse team to help people overcome their struggles so they can re-engage with life pain free and be open to endless possibilities. She looks forward to helping her clients realise their full potential.