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Susie Nelson-Smith

Crystal Sound & Light Institute
Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
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About me

Susie Nelson-Smith is the Founder of the Crystal Sound and Light Institute, and is an accomplished publisher, author, musician and educator in the sound therapy field.

Globally, Susie is renowned for the creation and delivery of her accredited Crystal Sound Therapy (CST) with crystal singing bowl training course and her accredited Crystal Vibrational Therapy (CVT) with crystals and gems course. Susie is a highly respected Traditional & Complementary Medicine (T&CM) practitioner. 
After ... completing studies in english literature, history and politics as well as postgraduate communications management degree, Susie found her passion for crystal therapy and sound therapy. She has taught these professional courses extensively in Australia, Italy, New Caledonia, Costa Rica, Bali, Cambodia, USA and the United Kingdom. 
Over a six year period Susie fined tuned the professional training programs of CST and CVT and they were accredited with the International Energetic Training Association in 2004.

Her internationally revered programs have now been taught for the past 20 years around the world. 
The Crystal Sound & Light Institute provides training and study programs, healing performances, resources for practitioners, and research focusing on the use of singing crystal bowls and the voice, crystals and gems and energy healing. Susie has been working closely with Lupito Jones and Paul Utz owners of Crystal Tones and creators of alchemy crystal singing bowls for the last 17 years and was invited by them to establish the first Crystal Bowl Temple in Australia.
As a music publisher and author, Susie now has four CDs including her latest called Crystal Alchemy featuring special guest musician, Master Percussionist David Jones. Her book One Heart Affirmations was inspired by her work from over 20 years.
Susie’s individual client work creates an experience of deep transformation with love and respect using healing tools including Alchemy crystal singing bowls, essential oils, colour, crystals, gems, Reiki and guided meditations.
Susie loves life and all of its mysteries, sharing her passion for sound, crystals and transformation by teaching and guiding people to activate their own inner wisdom, which brings her great joy and fulfilment. 
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Membership of professional associations

  • International Energetic Healing Association

Education and training

Macquarie University, Bachelor of Arts - 1984
UTS, Graduate Diploma in Communication Management - 1991
Diploma of Aromatherapy - 1992
Reiki - Master Level - 1994
Crystal Healing Teacher Training - 1995
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment - 1998
Crystal Sound Therapy ( CST) Accreditation - 2004
Crystal Vibrational Therapy ( CVT) - 2004
Threshold Choir, Nursing Homes
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Author, One Heart Affirmations - 2018
Musician, CDs - Crystal Alchemy, Opening The Heart To Love, Opening The Heart To Joy and Opening The Heart To Compassion

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Susie Nelson-Smith’s studio location

Katoomba, New South Wales 2037 Australia

Exact location will be provided after booking

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COVID-19 recommendations Prior to making your in studio booking with your practitioner, please ensure that you discuss their obligations and compliance regarding the prevention of the spread of COVID-19. Learn more
Discovery call session

A discovery call will provide an opportunity to ask questions and gain an understanding about your current challenges, goals and pain points. ... This is a key opportunity for us to start building a relationship and understand how I may be able to assist you.

You can also learn more about my expertise and knowledge, the success I have had in helping others with similar issues, and consider whether my offerings will be able to meet your needs.

Ultimately, a discovery call helps to determine if there is a good fit and we can decide if we would like to take the next steps together.
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This is a one time free session
15 min
Sound Therapy with crystal singing bowls - Mentoring & Techniques (alchemy, classic, clear and practitioner crystal singing bowls)

The focus of the mentoring sessions is to support the deepening of your relationship with your crystal singing bowls, through one to one consultations.

The ... areas of focus will include some of the following:

• crystal singing bowl health and happiness
• playing techniques
• musicality
• preparing a playlist
• self-care
• creating sacred sound spaces
• composition

Each person's journey is unique. An initial session will start the process.

After our first session, we will discuss the personalised program and how best this will work for you.
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40 min
95 AUD
1 hr
150 AUD
Crystal Sound Therapy with alchemy crystal singing bowls - Initial Consultation

Our first session will start with a comprehensive consultation which will lead into the creation of your personal intention. This intention will ... form the basis of the sound healing session.

We know energy follows thought and we know crystal singing bowls have the frequency to amplify and magnify focussed energy. Working with your personal intention, our aim is to create balance and harmony on all levels.

This will bring your physical body and your subtle energy fields into resonance, ultimately finding your peaceful place within, so you can experience stillness. This is where deep transformation occurs.
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1 hr 30 min
250 AUD
In studio
Crystal Sound Therapy with crystal singing bowls - Ongoing

Crystal Sound Therapy sessions will be personalised to your situation and frequency. These follow up sessions will be discussed at our initial ... consultation.

Discovering the patterns of thought, behaviour and beliefs you wish to keep or shift and change is a pathway to self-awareness and empowerment. The crystal singing bowls and I will work with you using advanced therapeutic techniques to support your quest for happiness and well-being.
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1 hr 30 min
225 AUD
In studio