My journey from Ballerina to EFT Master Trainer & Practitioner
My career started out originally as a ballerina and I danced principal roles with the Australian Ballet Company where I performed with many wonderful stars in the ballet world such as Margot Fonteyn, Rudolph Nureyev and Robert Helpmann. I later had the opportunity to appear on Broadway in “A Chorus Line” and “Dancin” working with Michael Bennett and Bob Fosse.
I went on to have a beautiful family of five kids and have been married to the same patient husband for well…many years now.
One of the reasons that I stopped performing, even when I had many agents calling me to come and audition for jobs, was that I experienced debilitating terror at the thought. Depending on who was in the audience I could have such fear inside even though I could cover it well, the stress was taking its toll on my body and I developed a chronic ankle injury. There was a part of me that loved being in the limelight but there were parts of me that felt I didn’t deserve this success.
I didn’t know until much later that I was experiencing Complex PTSD (post-traumatic stress) and that I had been for most of my life, due to childhood abuse. Unfortunately, all the therapies I tried at the time were not able to help me in any way, so thousands of dollars went down the drain. Perhaps I was just picking the wrong therapists but I do believe that everything is for a reason and my frustration and inability to find help back then led me along the path to learn the mix of transformation techniques and therapies I now know. These therapies have not only helped me to heal and have a wonderful quality of life but also for my clients.
At the time I gave up on my career out of sheer exhaustion. I thought that I would just have to accept being emotionally handicapped for life, as it seemed I had tried everything. I poured my energies into my family and sought out religion in the hopes that I would find what I was looking for there. Although I learned many wonderful and profound things, I also learned that religion has its limitations. I have a strong belief in God and in Jesus, they were present in my life when others couldn’t be but it seemed that religion has distorted much of who God truly is and wounded many in the process. When my youngest was about ten, I thought maybe I could try going back to performing again and that maybe, miraculously, things would be different for me. Unfortunately, that was not the case.
Still wracking my brains and heart, and having this undying belief that all things were possible with God, I kept searching. At this time I discovered EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and Matrix Reimprinting. When I heard about Matrix Reimprinting I was so excited! The idea that you could go back to a memory, heal the traumatic aspect of it and re-imprint it with positive beliefs gave me great hope. This was what I was looking for. I had many traumatic memories (with negative beliefs attached), which were running my life in my subconscious and which I could not keep from cropping up, no matter what I did to keep them at bay.
Long story short, as I couldn’t find a practitioner near me, I ended up getting trained in it myself! Not only did I discover how effective it was, I knew that I would be good at this work and that I could help others to find freedom also. I ended up getting additional certifications. I am an EFT Trainer & Practitioner, a Matrix Reimprinting Practitioner, Destiny Coach, a Grief Recovery Method Specialist and Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapist. Internal Family Systems is sometimes called ‘parts’ work and Destiny Coaching is all about helping you to discover your God-given destiny. I believe that when we living our purpose in life everything falls into place and we experience joy. We are all created for a divine purpose, no one else can do what we are called to do. When you see who you really are from God’s perspective, everything changes for the better. I am able to blend all the techniques together to help clients heal and then to reach their goals in life.
I help people to connect with their bigger picture, have more peace from stress, pressure, overwhelm and fear. They gain more balance between their professional, personal and spiritual life, enabling them to focus on day to day growth and results. They learn their true identity and how their life’s work can make a profound difference in the world!
I am a member of AAMET (Association for the Advancement of Meridian Energy Therapies), Actor’s Equity, Screen Actor’s Guild & Association of Film & Television Artists.
My training and certification includes Destiny Coaching, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), EFT Trainer, Adv Level 3 Practitioner, Matrix Reimprinting Specialist, Matrix Birth and Health Reimprinting, Internal Family Systems (IFS) Lev.1, Grief Recovery Method, Christian Physical Healing through Prayer, Christian Prophetics, Transformation Prayer Ministry and PTT (Picture Tapping Technique).
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