What to expect

Principles of Practice, Location & Fees

No matter who you are or what stage you're at in life, at Headland our goal is to help you to create positive change for yourself and to realise your own wellbeing, performance and growth goals.

Mental Wellbeing

Stay Healthy & Balanced

Manage anxiety, depression & stress

'Stop the pop' of anger & frustration

Break bad habits, dependencies & addictions

Overcome fears & phobias

Recover from injury, trauma, grief & loss

Sleep better, eat & drink less, move more

Personal Growth

Connect With Yourself & Others

Realise personal, athletic & career goals

Break free from limiting beliefs or patterns

Stop procrastinating, start doing

Build confidence, courage & self belief

Improve or repair relationships

Start a family or be a 'better' parent

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Locations & Fees

Clinic sessions are held in Manly and online sessions are conducted via Zoom.

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Your first session will last around 90 minutes and subsequent sessions usually last around an hour.

All sessions cost $190 or $660 for a block of 4.

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How we work together

We start with a quick 15 minute fee-free and obligation-free chat over the phone or video call.

If we both feel like we can work together — and it's important that you read and understand the Principles of Practice outlined below — we typically work in a block of four sessions with some 'homework' over a period of three to four weeks.

We work collaboratively and we work fast — many people say they experience a significant shift in the first session. We will talk, draw and write about what's going on. There may be tears, there is usually laughter and lots of other emotions in between as we work through three key stages:



Getting clarity and understanding what's happening, how it's triggered and the impact on your life.



Targeting, disrupting and bypassing your conditioned thinking and behaviour.



Embedding the courage, resources and power for you to make choices that create long-lasting change.

Principles of Practice


We work together.

I do not magically 'fix' you or give you all the 'answers'. That's going to all come from you! During this highly collaborative process you need to be completely honest and you need to be completely committed to wanting to create change — which includes completing tasks between sessions. You will need to do some homework to create lasting change in your life!.

If you find yourself resisting the need to change... well that's the first thing we can work on so that you are wholly bought into the process!


We work fast and create results that will last.

We can usually get you to where you want to be in 3 sessions over 2 - 3 weeks. Most people say they experience a noticeable positive change within the first session. Sometimes we can resolve very specific issues in one session. Sometimes we uncover other stuff, so we need more time to work through those too.


We will work on what you need right now.

Everyone is different, has different needs and thinks differently from one day to the next. This is not a templated formula, but a dynamic and adaptable approach that works for how you’re feeling right now, with plenty of wriggle room for anything unexpected!


You come to change your future, not your past.

This is not the kind of therapy where you have to keep coming back week-after-week to try to make sense of things that have already happened in your life or to find some 'deeper meaning' in your past. We work on changing your future  how you maintain problems, make decisions and utilise your skills, resources and experiences.

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” C.S. Lewis


Anything can be said, everything is heard, nothing is judged.

It goes without saying that everything discussed is strictly confidential (unless you pose any kind of danger to yourself or others, in which case the law requires appropriate authorities or agencies to be informed).


Laughter is one of the best forms of therapy.

There are often tears, there may be frustration, there may be confusion, there may be regret, there may be anger. But there is always a place for humour in healing, so there's usually plenty of good stuff too, like laughter — which is one of the most powerful forms of therapy going —because when we laugh it's hard not to see the world, and our place in it, differently.

And of course there is always hope and positivity, but firmly anchored in reality.


You are always in the driver's seat.

Sometimes we will use hypnosis to disrupt your current thinking patterns and to fast track and embed new patterns of thinking. This is 'Clinical Hypnosis' or 'Hypnotherapy', not the 'stage hypnosis' you may have seen in movies or for entertainment — when people cluck like a chicken or dance like Elvis!

During hypnotherapy you are in a relaxed but highly focused meditative state and you are always conscious and in control and you can stop the process should you wish to. In this heightened state of awareness you can experience things differently and be more open to suggestions and alternative views as you can access and bypass your subconscious.


What you are not changing you are choosing.

If you're not changing something, then by default you are choosing it. This can be quite confronting for some people... but that quickly becomes liberating and empowering! Together we will quickly establish the impact of continuing to choose a particular behaviour or way of living and the benefits of doing something about it by choosing to change.

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