nerine strachan

Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Yoga Instructor

Nerine is a counsellor, psychotherapist and yoga instructor who is deeply committed to helping others enhance their lives by nurturing mental and physical health.

With an approachable, warm and caring personality, Nerine creates a supportive environment for her clients’ development. She specialises in interpersonal psychodynamic psychotherapy, also known as the Conversational Model, which blends knowledge from neurobiology, developmental psychology, attachment theory, linguistics, and self-psychology.
Nerine has a bachelor’s degree in Applied Social Science (Counselling) as well as a Master’s degree of Science in Medicine (Psychotherapy) at the University of Sydney – affiliated with the Westmead Psychotherapy Program of Complex Traumatic Disorders. Her training and experience grant her Clinical Registration with The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) – Clinical Reg. 22503

Nerine has also acquired the following qualifications:

 NLP Practitioner – Institute of Human Technology
 Life Coaching – Institute of Human Technology
 Understanding and Responding to Trauma – Mental Health Coordinating Council
 ASSIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – Living Works Australia
 Motivational Interviewing – Mental Health Coordinating Council
 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training – Sukha Mukha Yoga Bronte
 Yoga and The Traumatised Body – Based on the work of the Justice Resource Institute, Boston USA.
 EMDR Introduction and Advanced Workshops – Therapist Training with Graham Taylor

Nerine has taught yoga for 6 years and practiced for 10 years, and has extensive experience in the mental health services. She continues to develop her professional skills in all modalities to ensure her ongoing therapeutic efficacy.

Nerine believes in the intrinsic potential of all human beings for self-realisation. Nerine will help you discover your own potential and facilitate the creation of a happier, healthier you.

To find out more or to book an appointment please call (02) 9159 6089 or email

I look forward to helping you begin your personal transformation to a life of increased happiness and contentment!