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Sarah Pant

Position:

  • Seminar Presenter

Qualifications:

  • BA
  • Ad.dip Applied Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Dip. Holistic Counselling
  • CINERGY Conflict Coaching
  • Global Coaching Institute Advanced Coach training.

Biography:

A change specialist, holistic psychotherapist and group facilitator, Sarah brings over 13 years experience and a conscious creativity to every endeavour.  She has a particular interest in conflict work, ecopsychology and the creative process and dynamics of change.

In addition to her private practice Sarah currently works with a performing arts training institute leading their wellbeing service, and is a Senior Consultant with CLE Consulting specialising in conflict and executive coaching, and leadership development. 

Sarah has specific expertise in wilderness therapy, having spent 4 years working as the psychotherapist at The Outdoor Experience program at Jesuit Social Services.  This role took her throughout the wilds of Victoria working with groups of young people. She also journeyed through outback Northern Territory, consulting on a program for indigenous young men. 

Sarah draws from many years of involvement in the community sector within psychosocial rehabilitation and early intervention programs. She is highly skilled in the areas of substance misuse, mental health and trauma, gained through her work with both adults and young people within mental health, AOD, homelessness, justice system services. These experiences bring particular awareness and skill in working with complexity, and an ability to support the valuing of diversity as a rich opportunity for development.

Previously Sarah has provided consultancy and worked on short-term projects including program design, development, transition management and group facilitation and training in both the UK and Australia.

Before her career in coaching and psychotherapy Sarah completed a Bachelor degree in Music Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).  She worked as a performing artist and shared her theatre and musical skills through a variety of creative workshops within community groups, schools and youth justice services throughout Europe and Australia.

Sarah graduated from the Metavision Institute in 2009.  She is a clinical member of PACFA, a former committee member of CAPAV and a member of the Australian Association of Bush Adventure Therapy (AABAT).