Lisa is a Registered Psychologist, Yoga Teacher (IYTA), Certified Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Teacher (Brown University, USA) and trained Mindful Self-Compassion facilitator. She is an Adjunct Lecturer at Charles Sturt University where she has taught mindfulness and retreats for post-graduate students, and has an interest in the conjunction of western science, buddhadharma and earth-based wisdom traditions in health, healing and trauma recovery. Lisa is also currently a student of the Insight Meditation Dharma Teacher Training Programme in Australia. Her interest in the area of health, prevention and wellbeing merge with a personal practice of yoga and meditation established over 20 years.
As well as working in private practice, Lisa facilitates Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, Mindful Self-Compassion and Yoga for Trauma Recovery Groups. She was incredibly fortunate to participate in a 7 Day Mind Body Medicine Retreat with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli, and completed the Professional MBSR Practicum with Timothea Goddard and Bob Stahl, as well as the Teacher Development Intensive in Europe with Florence Meleo-Myer and Melissa Blacker from the Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine and Health Care, and is a Certified MBSR Teacher through Brown University, USA.
In private practice, Lisa integrates mindfulness-based and other therapies in working individually with clients.
Lisa is registered to provide individual sessions through Medicare, Victims Services, WorkCover, and various EAP providers.
Lynda Melville BA (Hons) MClinPsych MAPS is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice.
Lynda has a long-term interest in meditation and for the past ten years has been integrating a mindfulness approach with cognitive-behavioural therapy in her clinical practice.
She has participated in many training courses – including the 7 day Mind Body Medicine Retreat with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli and completed the Professional Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction/Cognitive Therapy Practicum with Timothea Goddard and Dr Maura Kenny.
Lynda is passionate about sharing the possibilities of increased self-awareness, connectedness and the approach to suffering that mindfulness offers.