- Creative Communications
- Drama Therapist
- Family & Organizational Systems Constellations
- Trainer and Facilitator
Amanda qualified as a Drama Therapist from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco in 2004. She also qualified as a facilitator and trainer of Family & Systems Constellations through Family Constellations Africa in 2007. She is registered with the Health Professions Council and the Board of Health Care Funders as an Arts Therapist.
Amanda has been in Private Practice in Johannesburg practicing as an Arts Therapist since 2005 and as a Family Constellations facilitator since 2007. She has run workshops internationally including lecturing at WITS in the Drama for Life department, presenting at a number of conferences and working in a variety of NGOs. She has trained in corporates around South Africa in areas including Personal Mastery, Emotional Intelligence, Creative Communications, Conflict Resolution and Innovation for organizations like Old Mutual Business School, FNB, Blue Moon Creative Communications and others for 15 years. In 2006 she co-founded the GeniusLab which was a platform for exploring the genius in us and around us with workshops offered to corporates and to the public as well co-founding The Innovation Playground which focuses on creative experiential training methods for business.
She specializes in creative transpersonal techniques such as expressive arts, psychodrama, drama therapy and family systems constellations for individuals, families, couples and groups and often works with individuals having an existential crisis looking into the meaning of life, asking questions like "who am I?". She works with themes of health, stress, relationship and money to achieve insight and find solutions. She helps you to tap into a field of your own knowing to help you find answers to any of your problems as well as to open up to your own wisdom and resources.
Some of the area that Amanda has training and experience in is Hypnotherapy, Recovery Coaching, NLP, Body Work, Developmental Transformations, Narrative Therapy, Process Oriented Therapy, Gestalt, Phenomenology and Coaching.
MA Psych. Drama HPCSA Reg.
Practice Number: 02 66 663