#59 – Trauma Sensitive Yoga with Shirley Hicks

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Shirley Hicks is a somatic psychotherapist and yoga teacher, with a private clinic in Varsity Lakes, QLD. She has a specific interest in how the body carries unresolved life events and how through “talk therapies” the body is often overlooked.

With over 22 years of clinical experience, Shirley has refined the way she supports clients to involve their body in the healing process, drawing on the work of Judith Herman, Babette Rothschild, Peter Levine and Bessel van der Kolk.

  • Shirley is a facilitator with the BlueKnot Foundation, an organisation committed to advocacy and education for survivors of Childhood abuse.
  • Shirley provides trauma-informed yoga programs for the Queensland Mental Illness Fellowship
  • Shirley runs private, in house Yoga for Emotional Resilience programs.

Shirley is a clinical member of PACFA (Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia), as well as a Mental Health Practitioner and Supervisor with PACFA.

For more information and the links we spoke about check out the show notes.

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