~Creative Counselling Part II

~Creative Counselling Part II

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Key Information

Brisbane: 8th July 2019 Sunday
Melbourne: 2nd June 2019 Sunday
Brisbane: $180 inc GST (early bird)
Melbourne: $180 inc GST (early bird)
1 day interactive workshop expanding on Creative Counselling Part I
Prerequisite: Creative Counselling Part I
Follow on course: Systemic Constellation Facilitator Training

Module Summary

Expanding on Creative Counselling Part I, this module extends Creative Visualisations and Structural Constellations to work with specific issues such as Interrupted Reaching Out, Decision Making, Trauma, internal conflicts and healing from narcissistic wounds.

An interactive experiential day to give participants confidence to work with certain issues using creative visualisation and structural constellations.

Course Content SYS302B


Continuation of Creative Counselling: Part I

  • An understanding of the mechanisms of the mind and how to make lasting changes.
  • Therapeutic Posture
  • Open Focus/Present Awareness to resource clients
  • Primary, secondary and tertiary (systemic) movements and how to identify these in clients
  • Working with Interrupted Reaching Out Movement (IROM)
  • Different ways of gathering information from the client to identify an underlying issue
  • Creating a New and Lasting image
  • Different Structural Constellations to work with:
    • Feelings
    • Strengthen relationship with Life
    • Making Decisions
    • Balancing Head and Heart
    • Working with Healing the Narcissistic Wound
    • Internal Family Systems theory combined with Structural Constellations




Brenda Sutherland

Brenda Sutherland

Brenda Sutherland

B.Soc Sc (Psych) TAE, IICT, AHHCA

Brenda founded The Awakening Group P/L  in 1993. Her clear vision was to empower each individual to live their true potential. Since then The Awakening Group has grown from counselling, to counsellor training to offer online webinars and programs for organizations and businesses bringing teams together, effectively communicating to deliver results across the board.

Brenda B.Soc.Sc.(Psych) is a Holistic Counsellor, Trainer and Consultant with her practice grounded in over 30 years experience. She is the founder and Director of The Awakening Group accredited training programs and workshops conducted throughout Australia.

Over the past 20 years Brenda has taught at universities, lectured at conferences, appeared on TV and radio, written for magazines and conducted seminars throughout Australia and NZ. She has facilitated many workshops for private, corporate and governmental organizations on personal growth and professional development.

Brenda is a dynamic counsellor and educator who employs her intuition and professional knowledge to gently guide every individual in living their truth.

Throughout her career Brenda has combined her personal commitment to her own self growth and extensive, yet unique, professional training including Psychology, EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprogramming, Art Therapy, Tantra, Eco-psychology, Soul Centred therapy, Kinesiology, Family & Organizational Constellation with world renowned facilitators (Dr Gunthard Weber, Dr Albrecht Mahr, Dr Guni Baxa, Dr Ursula Franke, Jakob Schneider, Dr Jane Peterson, Ed Lynch, Stephan Hausner etc).   Further Brenda has trained with Bessel van de Kolk (one of the worlds leading trauma experts), as well as Pat Odgen; body centred psychotherapy. She has also trained in The Work of Byron Katie and is a Effectiveness (Communication) Training instructor.

Brenda combines the latest neuroscience, attachment styles, arousal regulation, memory reconstruction techniques to return clients to a peaceful sense of self .  

Furthermore Brenda is a PACT Level 1 Couples counsellor having trained with Dr Stan Tatkin, the Founder of the Psychobiological Approach for Couple Therapy. 

You have the power within to transform and live your hearts desire. Brenda creates an opportunity to take you and your experience in relationships, life, sexuality, career and love a step further in authenticity to be the person you dreamed yourself to be. Discover and live new possibilities within yourself, relationships, career, sexually, health, with money and life.

Individual sessions, couple counselling and workshops are available (also via Zoom online) to support you in moving into the freedom of being. Issues of anxiety, fear, stress, anger, grief, sexuality, illness, relationships and much more are addressed with each session personally tailored to transform issues standing in the way of being the more of you.

Here’s what one client said:

“Thank you for today. I feel Amazing!!!”


Brenda has written for:


She has been quoted in:

and appeared on Channel 9’s Alternatives pilot program facilitating “Unmasking The Wild Woman” with guest Catriona Rowntree (Getaway presenter)


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Course details



  • Melbourne 2nd June 2019 Sunday 9am – 5pm with Brenda Sutherland (limited spaces)
  • Brisbane 28th July 2019 Sunday 9am – 5pm with Brenda Sutherland



  • Melbourne Australian Shiatsu College 103 Evans St, East Brunswick
  • Brisbane Bardon Natural Therapy and Counselling Centre 151 Boundary Rd, Bardon



  • $180 GST incl  (Cost includes one day class, workbook and online classroom)


Individual Sessions

  • Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Online  – Brenda Sutherland