Buddhist Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Megan is a counsellor and psychotherapist with over 30 years experience.

Her primary area of expertise is working with people facing end of life and bereavement issues.

She is also skilled at working with people who are dealing with existential questions:

What is the purpose of my life?

How can I live contentedly in a world full of suffering?

 What is the most effective way of living with uncertainty and change?

How can I be the best version of myself in my current situation?

Megan trained at the Karuna Institute in Devon, England, in a Buddhist oriented psychotherapy. 

She has been a Buddhist practitioner for 30 years  and practises in the Thai Forest tradition.

Her principal teachers are Bhante Sujato and Venerable Tejadhammo.

 Megan has an M.A. in Psychotherapy from Middlesex University in England, and professional qualifications in Counselling, Health Education and Teaching.

She has worked as the manager of the Bereavement Counselling Service at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney, in the palliative care department of South West Sydney Area Health Service and at Bear Cottage Children's Hospice in Manly.   As well as counselling and psychotherapy Megan also facilitates support groups, provides education, training and consultancy to health professionals and offers clinical supervision to other therapists.

Megan was involved in the establishment of AABCAP (Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and  has served as President, Director of Training and lecturer on the Professional Training Course. 

She has run workshops and retreats in Australia and the UK and spoken at a number of national conferences.

Megan is able to engage easily with people showing warmth, empathy, understanding and compassion.

If you would like  an appointment or further information please press the Contact button below 

or  email waterlilylady58@bigpond.com or phone 0449 961 958


0449 961 958

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