I know how important it is for you to get to know and trust me in order to feel comfortable with me. This is why I wish to tell you a little bit about myself.
I have survived child sexual abuse, the untimely and traumatic loss of my younger sister and then my Mother, I escaped domestic violence, survived a near death experience, and know what it is like to be a single mother, bankrupt, and living off of food hampers from the Salvation Army.
At the age of 33, my life took a significant turn after a bout of depression so severe, it left me suicidal; I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
It was after my treatment and healing that I searched for answers - I no longer knew who I was, or how I managed to survive. After all that I had endured, I wanted to know what it was that had kept me hanging in there - what was it that gave me my resilience and determination to succeed?
After years of study and self-exploration, I became a Clinical Hypnotherapist/psychotherapist and mindset Coach. I wanted to help others who had survived, just like I had, but were fed up with being a survivor; they wanted to THRIVE.
I have overcome all of the obstacles that life has thrown at me, to feel successful, fulfilled, and happy in ALL areas of my life, including my business.
I want to help other survivors to do the same.
I understand only too well, how challenging it is to achieve your goals when you have the legacy of trauma and mental illness to contend with. I am also here to tell you that thriving after trauma is possible.
Despite all that I have lived through, I still see life as a beautiful gift. I am able to greet each day with awe and gratitude. I am passionate, energetic, and enthusiastic, and I owe it all to my mindset. My mindset has enabled me to achieve every goal I have set for myself, including moving to our dream property.
I have an amazing husband, five incredible adult-aged children, and am a first time grandparent!
I am incredibly vocal about mental health and wellness, and as such, I am the Co-Founder of a community not-for-profit venture called "The Human Bean Project". The project's aim is to decrease the stigma, and the loneliness and isolating effects of mental illness. I personally dedicate a large amount of my time, finances, and energy to this passion and feel incredibly blessed to be able to do so.
Coaching survivors to feel strong, confident, accomplished and successful - despite all the obstacles - is such a huge passion of mine, and it is my absolute honour to partner with you to help you achieve your goals, and move from survivor to thriver.
MOVE FROM SURVIVOR TO THRIVER