Find a Certified Hakomi Therapist

These practitioners are all Certified Hakomi Therapists. This qualification is based on demonstrated competency with the Hakomi method.


Pernilla Siebenfreund

Pernilla Siebenfreund is a Certified Hakomi Therapist, working with individuals and couples in private practice in Royal Parade, Alderley, Brisbane.

She holds a special interest in the transformative powers of developing authenticity in relationships, as well as integrating the transpersonal and existential aspects of psychotherapy into her clinical work.

Pernilla also draws inspiration from the Eastern contemplative traditions. She draws on their wisdom and practices as she works towards embodiment and fulfillment with her clients. Pernilla has been a meditation practitioner since 1995.

Phone: 0410 462 605


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Deb Algar

Deb offers Experiential & Mindfulness–based Psychotherapy & Counselling for individuals & couples in South Coogee and Newtown (Sydney). Dip. Holistic Counselling, Cert.Hol. Life Coaching, Certified Hakomi Therapist, EDis Graduate, MBSR Facilitation training. Modalities: Hakomi, Focusing, Sandplay, Holistic Counselling. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for groups.

Phone: 0418 861 582

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Karen Baikie

Karen is a Certified Hakomi Therapist and registered Clinical Psychologist working with individuals and couples in private practice in Crows Nest, NSW. She has a particular interest in working with trauma and childhood abuse, unhelpful repetitive life patterns, and relationship difficulties. Karen holds a PhD in psychology on the use of expressive writing as a therapeutic tool for survivors of trauma, and has a part-time position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and the Black Dog Institute, conducting research into expressive writing. She also teaches postgraduate psychology students, conducts supervision, and runs workshops for health professionals and consumer groups on trauma and expressive writing.

Phone: (02) 9436 0919


Margaret Bassal

Margaret is in private practice and works from Mosman and Bondi Junction in Sydney. She is a Certified Hakomi Therapist and Somatic Psychotherapist and works with individuals, couples and small support groups. Her approach is to combine experiential awareness, somatic resourcing and gentle bodywork techniques with Hakomi psychotherapy. Margaret has a special interest in working with the resolution of early childhood trauma, supporting major life changes, couples counselling, and the impact of the adoption process on birth mothers, adoptee mothers and adopted children.

Phone: 0403 291 439


Nick Bassal

Nick is a Medical Practitioner and a Certified Hakomi Therapist based in Sydney. He founded the Wholistic Medical Centre in 1977 as a centre for the integration of health care systems that support wellbeing and personal growth.

Nick's special interest is in psychological/emotional states presenting as physical or medical problems. He uses Hakomi principles and methods in his therapy work with individuals and couples and particularly enjoys assisting clients to reduce or cease psychotropic medication.

Phone: (02) 9211 3811


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John Perrin

John works with individuals and couples in Balmain in Sydney. He is a Certified Trainer with the Hakomi Institute South Pacific Teaching Team and is the Sydney Organiser for Hakomi Workshops and Training. He is a Certified Hakomi Therapist and holds a Diploma in Psychotherapy and Relationship Counselling from the Jansen Newman Institute.

Phone: 0412 114 861


Carol Perry

Carol is a Certified Hakomi Therapist and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner registered with the Attorney General, NSW. She has twenty years' experience as a Consultant in Conflict Management, with a broad range of mediation and facilitation experience in the government, community and private sectors.

Carol has a private therapy practice in Lismore, NSW and Melbourne where she works with individuals, and relationships of all kinds. She also leads regular workshops on Communicating Mindfully in Difficult and Conflict Situations that explore unconscious patterns and habits, which prevent us from using communication skills we have learned.

Carol is a teacher in the Insight (Vipassana) Meditation tradition and is a member of the Insight Teachers' Circle, Australia. She leads retreats, groups and meditation workshops..

Phone: 02 6688 6269


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Vivian Revitt

Vivian Revitt is a Certified Hakomi Therapist and Somatic Psychotherapist. Her interest is in working at the body-mind interface and the integration of body, emotion, psyche and spirit. She works in Wingham and Bellingen on the New South Wales Mid North Coast.

Phone: (02) 6550 4455

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Raelene Bartram

Raelene is a Certified Hakomi Therapist, registered Psychologist and endorsed meditation teacher. She has a private practice based in Sunbury, Melbourne, where she sees individuals and couples. She runs an eight–week meditation program and has a particular interest in Mind Body Medicine.

Phone: 0413 816 610


Moshe Perl

Moshe is a Registered Psychologist.

Phone: 0412 299 099


Karen Workman

Karen Workman is a registered psychologist and psychotherapist in private practice in Melbourne.. She has been associated with the Hakomi Institute since 1993, and for many years coordinated workshops and training in Hakomi Integrative Psychology and Sensorimotor Psychology in Australia. Karen is a Certified Hakomi Therapist, Certified Right Use of Power teacher and has trained with the Hakomi Somatics Institute in Sensorimotor Sequencing Psychology and Trauma resolution. She is a traditional Japanese Reiki master and Yoga Wisdom and Meditation teacher. Karen has an abiding interest in empowering clients using witness consciousness in daily life and spiritual practice.

Phone: 0403 932 223



Dora Avella-O'Brien

Dora specialises in Individual, Relationship and Family Counselling. She has a Diploma in Social Work, an Associate Diploma in Family Therapy and ten years of experience supporting adolescents to reclaim positive relationships with their families. She is in private practice at 1 Mary St., Hindmarsh, S.A. 5007.

Phone: (08) 8340 2240



Jane McNabb

Jane is a Certified Hakomi therapist in private practice in Fremantle WA. She has many years experience working in mental health, with training in Occupational Therapy and Family Therapy. She works with individuals, couples and families, using Hakomi principles to provide a safe relationship and explore unconscious habits and patterns. She offers trauma resolution work, anger and shame management and also works with children and adolescents.

Phone: (08) 9433 3545

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Bev Seeney

Bev sees individuals, couples and families. She also sees those who wish to undertake long-term personal work. Sessions are available six days a week. Fee reduction for concession card holders. She works with anxiety & panic, relaxation training and meditation exercises, self-esteem & confidence building, conflict resolution, family conflict/blended family issues, adult survivors of child sexual abuse, trauma counselling, difficulties with sex or sexuality, grief work.

Phone: (08) 9840 9036

Mobile: 0429 374 034

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