Life Matters Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre
Wendy EVELEIGH is based in NSW Australia and has been practicing in the therapy field since 1994. She has worked in Family Support Services, Crisis Intervention agencies, and Court Support programs. Between 2000–2008 she was employed by the Attorney General’s Department as an accredited mediator with Northern Region Community Justice Centre. In 2008 she commenced private practice at LIFE MATTERS Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre. In addition to private practice, Wendy was employed as a specialist counsellor with NSW Health between 2011-2022, within Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services, however has now returned to full-time private practice. Wendy completed the Grof Transpersonal Training certification in 2009, and since 2010 has worked on staff in the Australian modules.
Wendy is a Registered Clinical Psychotherapist, Mental Health Practitioner, and Clinical Supervisor with the Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). She is also a clinical member of the Australian Centre for Grief & Bereavement, the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMHA), the Australasian Association of Supervisors (AAOS), and the Employee Assistance Professional Association of Australasia Inc (EAPAA).
Wendy is a Certified Advanced Grief Counselling Specialist (CAGCS), a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional – CCTP-11, a certified Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner (SEP), a NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM)® Therapist, and has completed NARM Level 3 Master Therapist Training. Wendy has also completed PACT® Level 1 practitioner training (Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy), and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (SP) ® – Level 1. Wendy is recognised as an accredited Griefline counsellor & is qualified to provide Prolonged Grief Disorder Therapy (PGDT).
Wendy’s qualifications include: Master of Arts (Health & Social Wellbeing) (NTI); Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Practice (GDMHP) (UNE); Bachelor of Science (Counselling) (USQ); and Advanced Diploma in Sexual Assault Counselling. She is currently completing a Master of Counselling (UNE).
Services: Counselling/Psychotherapy – Adults: Individuals & Couples
Specialist trauma-informed treatment of complex developmental and shock trauma; Mental Health Issues; Emotional Regulation/Stabilisation; Stress Management; Relationship/Couple Issues; Personal Development; Life Transitions; Grief, Loss & Bereavement; Death & Dying.