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Virginia Woods Embody Therapies

Mobile 0409 576 260
Servicing Areas Northern Rivers, New South Wales
Virginia Woods has over 35 years experience in body-oriented psychotherapy, dance-movement therapy, and is a registered psychologist. She is a somatic psychotherapist having completed the professional training in Hakomi, and Module 1 of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy..

Virginia Woods Embody Therapies


Virginia approaches counselling from an individual perspective, drawing on her diverse background and skills providing personally relevant and meaningful outcomes for each person. She works from the understanding of the mind-body- spirit connection, where changes in one influence changes in the other, and the body has the power to influence how we feel and present ourselves in the world.

Virginia has developed expertise in body image and trauma management through body oriented psychotherapy based in latest neuroscience studies.
She has had an ongoing practice of meditation and spiritual philosophy which contributes to her counselling style and methods.

She has also completed a Masters by Supervision in expressive arts therapy which has extended her skills in psychotherapy. Counselling experience and skills are complimented by knowledge of Australian Bush Flower Essences.

Specifically Virginia’s strengths lie in counselling for:

  • Eating disorders
  • Self esteem issues
  • Recovery from abuse
  • Stress management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Health issues
  • Trauma counselling
  • Adjustment counselling
  • Grief and loss
  • Life planning and personal development
  • Pain management

 Check out my Facebook Page Dance for Life


What is Dance Movement Therapy ?

Check out my Dance Movement Therapy Video

to see dance movement therapy in action. 


Mindfulness in Motion- 6 week course

Mullumbimby starting in April



Embodied Soul- monthly sessions

Mullumbimby- We Move Studio
Dates to be announced


Embody Peace Retreat - Taupo NZ-

18-22 September 2019


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Qualification Details


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology
  • Masters by Supervision- Melbourne Institute of Expressive and Creative Arts Therapies
  • Graduate Diploma in Movement and Dance
  • Graduate Diploma in Dance Therapy
  • Certificate in Sensori-Motor Psychotherapy- Module 1, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute.
    Professional training in Hakomi Somatic Psychotherapy
  • Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling

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