David grew up in Australia and in his early work years worked as a youth worker, Government Social Worker and Community worker. At the age of 30 he moved to Indonesia and worked in various fields including teaching English as a Foreign Language, University lecturer in Academic Studies and Maths, and the past few years after becoming an Indonesian Citizen, working as a Recovery Coach and Counselor here in Bali.
David has a master’s degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy and is a Focusing Oriented Therapist and certified Focusing trainer. He enjoys working with people battling substance abuse, helping them to identify and uncover the inaccurate core beliefs and patterns in behavior that have held them back from achieving their true potential. David also is a Certified TRE (Trauma Release Exercise) provider and uses this body-oriented method to assist clients attain a more regulated and relaxed nervous system which can allow for greater movement into mindfulness and change.
• Bachelor of Social Science
• Associate Diploma in Social Welfare
• Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy
• Focusing Oriented Therapist
• Focusing Trainer
• Certified TRE provider