Petrina Hennessy
Petrina Hennessy
Kensington, NSW, Australia
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Petrina Hennessy
Kensington, NSW, Australia
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About

Petrina is a compassionate and highly skilled counsellor, art therapist and reiki practitioner with three decades of experience. Dedicated to helping people define their personal needs and reach their counselling goals, Petrina provides a non-judgmental and respectful environment for her clients to explore their concerns. Petrina supports her clients to overcome their challenges and build a strong, secure platform for transformation and personal development. She believes counselling gives people... Petrina is a compassionate and highly skilled counsellor, art therapist and reiki practitioner with three decades of experience. Dedicated to helping people define their personal needs and reach their counselling goals, Petrina provides a non-judgmental and respectful environment for her clients to explore their concerns. Petrina supports her clients to overcome their challenges and build a strong, secure platform for transformation and personal development. She believes counselling gives people the opportunity to develop profound insight into who they are, why they behave in certain ways, and most importantly, the potential pathways to change. Helping people with conditions such as anxiety, depression and trauma, Petrina takes a holistic approach to healing, focusing on mind, body and spirit and striving to empower her clients to be more confident. She often uses art therapy as part of her counselling and says it helps to bring people into the feeling part of themselves, rather than the thinking part. It can have a profound impact and allow the mind and body to work together. Petrina’s past personal experience with trauma and addiction resonates with many of her clients. She believes she has been gifted with the ability to navigate through unseen worlds of darkness, confusion and pain to bring light, understanding and healing to people. Seeing someone come away from a counselling or reiki session with a fresh sense of hope is immensely rewarding for Petrina. She always provides resources for her clients to take home in an effort to continue their own healing work, as they navigate a new direction. Each session and relationship with Petrina is unique. Her way of being with you will be personalised, authentic, gentle and highly intuitive. She will discuss your goals, individual needs and your personality. Petrina is an active member of the Australian Counselling Association and the Mental Health Academy. She has worked in the public, education, and private sectors and has a particular interest in providing effective therapeutic support for adolescents and adults. Read more

Languages

English

Therapies

Membership of professional associations

  • Australian Counselling Association

Education and training

Diploma Transpersonal Counselling, College of Complementary Medicine (2011) Diploma Transpersonal Art Therapy, College of Complementary Medicine (2009) Neuro-linguistic Programming Coach, The Tad James Co. (2013) Neuro-linguistic Programming Practitioner, The Tad James Co. (2013) Hypnotist Certification Training, The Tad James Co. (2013) Practitioner in Time Line Therapy, The Tad James Co. (2013) Auro-soma Practicing Certificate Level 3, The Art and Science International Academy of Colour Technologies (2007) Reiki Master Teacher Degree, Estelle Oliver (1998)

Holds a relevant Working With Children Check

Yes

An insurance policy has been provided

Yes

Working hours (GMT+10:00) Sydney

Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday
Closed

Petrina Hennessy’s studio location

Kensington, NSW, Australia

Exact location will be provided after booking

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Counselling

As a counsellor, Petrina’s intention is to understand you and get a sense of how it is... As a counsellor, Petrina’s intention is to understand you and get a sense of how it is for you in your world. With awareness and gentleness, Petrina steps into your world to look at what is meaningful and how your situation presents itself. Her counselling process is gentle, client-centred and human but more importantly it’s all about you, your life, dreams, pain, joy, needs and what gives you a sense of meaning and value in the world. Early counselling sessions: - defining your aims of counselling process - discussion and clarification of the themes present and their relationship with each other - developing the counselling relationship, building trust and rapport. Body of therapy: - slowing down to explore certain aspects of your themes more deeply - gaining a deeper and more holistic understanding. Read more

Online
In person

1 hr

130 AUD

Art Therapy

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso Art therapy... “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso Art therapy is a wonderful way to give your mind a rest and enter the world of your true nature, that part of you who knows what’s best for you. Some call it your soul, inner wisdom or higher self. It is a wonderful place to spend time not bound by judgment, criticism or fear. Art therapy gives you the chance to connect with meaning in your life. Often, we develop different masks to wear thinking if we hide the way we truly feel we won’t get hurt, after time this becomes extremely frustrating and can lead to depression, addiction, anger, dysfunctional relationships, anxiety and a feeling of being pulled in different directions. Through gentle exploration, we focus on meaning, personal control, positive emotions and issues that may be standing in your way of being who you always dreamed to be. Read more

Online
In person

1 hr

130 AUD

Reiki

Reiki treats the physical body, but because our emotional, mental and spiritual levels are... Reiki treats the physical body, but because our emotional, mental and spiritual levels are all related, this treatment affects us holistically. Reiki can do this because every cell in our body contains our body’s entire blueprint. This DNA is also a stencil of that cell’s optimum level of functioning. Reiki works by flowing through this stencil to restore the cell to balance and harmony. Reiki energy goes exactly where it is needed, releasing and clearing blocked energy, and cleansing the body of toxins to return the body to a state of natural balance. What to expect A reiki session will take 60 minutes but you may have a longer session if you wish. You will lie on a massage table fully clothed with soft music playing in the background. Petrina will start at your head and move down your body front and back, sometimes you may not even feel her hands on your body. You may drift in and out of consciousness - it doesn’t matter if you fall asleep or if you want to talk during a session. The power of reiki will go wherever you need healing. Read more

Online
In person

1 hr

130 AUD

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