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Joanna | Somatic mindful psychotherapy

Somatic Mindful Psychotherapy Christchurch
Heathcote Valley 30 Laing Crescent
8022 Christchurch
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Somatic Mindful Psychotherapy Christchurch

I am a holistic health practitioner. For over 15 years I have been working in Europe, South East Asia and New Zealand, offering private sessions, group workshops and volunteering. 


I focus on body-mind integration, finding balance and a sense of wholeness. Thanks to my somatic trainings (diplomas in nursing, biodynamic cranio-sacral therapy, body neurotherapy, visceral osteopathy) I understand and include the body (body talk) into psychotherapeutic process. It allows to deepen the process and access unconscious narration and core beliefs.


I studied somatic integrative psychotherapy (Hakomi Institute) and specialize in psycho-somatic diseases and working with trauma. 


Somatic mindful psychotherapy is a client lead therapy, based on client-therapist relationship, mindfulness, loving presence, unity, organicity and wholeness. 


Somatic mindful psychotherapy sessions are for those who deal with stress, anxiety, anger, depression, grief, pain, psycho-somatic symptoms, wanting to build confidence and self esteem, change negative habits and beliefs, get more clarity and understanding. 


Would you like to know more or make an appointment, feel free to contact me.


Qualifications and registrations

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Diploma in Body Neurotherapy
  • Diploma in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy
  • Somatic Mindful Psychotherapy Hakomi Institute (graduate)
  • The Conversational Model of Psychodynamic Interpersonal Psychotherapy ANZAP (student)
  • Somato-emotional release Upledger Institute
  • Visceral Osteopathy Barral Institute
  • TRE Trauma and Stress Release Exercises


  • IICT
  • Australia and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists ANZAP,
  • New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists NZAP



Somatic psychotherapy $100 / 1 hour


I also offer psychotherapy in conversational model with reduced price for limited number of clients, throughout my postgrad training with ANZAP. Contact me for more details.

Availability (Opening hours)

Monday 15.00 - 19.00
Tuesday 8.00 - 14.00
Wednesday 13.30 - 19.00
Thursday -
Friday -
Saturday -
Sunday -



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