Jade Bonney: Bachelor Degree Holistic Counselling - Diploma Transpersonal Counselling - Mindfulness Integrated CBT (Foundation), Gottman Method Relationship Therapy Level 1 & 2 - Level 1 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - Professional Member HTA.
Jade Bonney, founder of Awaken Insights: Holistic Counselling, is a qualified Counsellor and Relationship Counsellor based in Seaford, the gateway to Melbourne's Mornington Peninsula. Her post graduate studies include mindfulness based therapeutic approaches (combining the latest research in neuroscience with traditional mindfulness practices) and Relationship Therapy.
Jade values the importance of an open and authentic counselling relationship. Her counselling style encompasses humour, genuine human connection, our bodies response to stress, creativity, personal stories (life patterns) and a deep awareness of self and other.
At the heart of Jade's approach to individual counselling and relationship therapy is the idea that we all have the capacity to change and grow. Acknowledging individuals potential for emotional resiliency along with our innate ability to heal ourselves. As such, Jade will meet you with honesty, respect and empathy, supporting you through the process of healing, growth, and creating fulfilling personal relationships.
In addition to her extensive life experience and qualifications, Jade is committed to continued mental health education, professional counselling supervision and her own deep inner work.
Jade derives personal meaning and purpose from her counselling role. She is passionate about an holistic, creative and embodied approach to both couples counselling and individual therapy, understanding that we are all unique and the varied tools and modalities assist her in meeting your individual needs.
"The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”
- C. R. Rogers