Guest Speakers - Jane Faulkner
Gestalt Therapist, Equine Assisted Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Facilitator
Jane supports, challenges, and guides you. She empowers you to live your best life and to walk in awareness and compassion. Jane has worked with all kinds of people from corporate CEO’s seeking career coaching and support, through to teens feeling stuck, frustrated, and lost. Jane draws upon years of training, study, and her own journey to assist you in your life. She uses Gestalt therapy, Equine Assisted Therapy, mindfulness techniques, art therapy, yogic philosophy, and horsemanship to support you. Jane was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and had severe acne, low self-esteem, and chronic fatigue syndrome throughout her teenage years. This led to an exploration of many different modalities of healing, travelling around the world in search of health and wellness. Jane’s personal journey has given her an empathy and insight into others. She provides a gentle, grounded space for people to explore and discover more about themselves, their stuck places, beliefs, and patterns.
Jane started her career as a Registered Nurse and worked in the hospital setting and community both here and overseas. During her career as a nurse, she supported people through the difficult transitions of illness, grief and loss, death, birth, trauma, and mental health issues. Jane has a Masters in Gestalt Psychotherapy, a Certificate in Initiatic Art Therapy and is certified in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Yoga is an integral part of her life, she is a Certified Iyengar Teacher and continues to study and teach in the Iyengar yoga tradition. She is an accomplished teacher, therapist, and facilitator and has led many women’s groups and Day Retreats, presented seminars and workshops, and worked with many different community groups.