Renee is a counsellor, psychotherapist, educator and spiritual practitioner. She has worked as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist for over 15 years and holds a Masters in Applied Social Science where she majored in Mindfulness, Existential Therapy, Disenfranchised Grief and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
She works in private practice with Butterfly Courage as a counsellor, coach, mentor and supervisor, working with a variety of clients, including couples, individual counselling, individual psychotherapy, business coaching, spiritual business coaching and over the last few years has branched out into holistic spiritual practice and guidance with Heart & Soul Movement and Heart & Soul Expression workshops and retreats.
Renee worked as a Teacher and Trainer/Assessor for Wollongong, Loftus and Ultimo TAFEs for seven years, along with more recently working for ACAP, Open Colleges and ACBC. So she comes with a wealth of life and work experience. She has developed programs, delivered training packages and has presented specialised training packages to community groups. She also uses her training and assessing skills as a volunteer Community Educator and Trainer/Assessor with the Australian Breastfeeding Association.
Most recently, she has branched out into Mindfulness work and Meditative practice in her new workshops and classes called: Heart & Soul Movement. She is holding regular sessions and groups for Heart & Soul Movement and is running specialised movement-based meditation workshops and retreats in Wollongong.
In her free time she loves to ice skate, dance, write poetry and spend time with her kids and just be in her lovely local surrounds – the beautiful South Coast of NSW.