"My committment to you is to help you to achieve mind-body resilience and wellbeing through personalised care, utilising gentle and effective treatment approaches"

Avril brings experience and talent to her work and marries sound academic knowledge with an uncanny intuition and sincere care for others.
I have recommended her to many friends and will continue to do so as I believe her work is absolutely remarkable and most importantly incredibly effective.
Rachael Thompson
Business owner, Mother of two


Avril Hamlin
NZCS Medical Science
SE Trauma Institute: Advanced Level
Qualified Lifeline Counsellor
Cert. Early Developmental Trauma
Cert. Trauma Through a Child's Eyes
Dip. CranioSacral Therapy
Post grad. Dip Business Studies
(Auckland University)

It's a privilege and a joy to help clients resolve their health concerns and see them go on to live fuller, healthier lives.

With over 20 years experience in healthcare, including a background in Medical Science,  Healthcare management together with Somatic Experiencing Therapy and Trauma Therapy, my specialty area is working with stress and trauma-related conditions.  


The treatment approaches I use are safe, gentle and deeply resourcing and  I offer online sessions as a way for you to easily access support from the safety and comfort of your own home (Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp or phone)


Are you currently feeling stressed or overwhelmed by things? Whether it's affecting you physically, mentally or emotionally, I welcome the opportunity to help you - please feel free to contact me to chat more, or to book an appointment.  

Background & Experience

Medical Science

  • Trained in and studied Medical Science (Medical Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, Bacteriology, Haematology)

  • Worked for 4 years at Auckland DHB's National Women’s Health

  • Held senior management roles with various Healthcare providers​

Trauma Therapy

  • Completed 3 year professional Trauma Training to Advanced level with the International Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute - founded by Dr Peter Levine PhD, US trauma researcher and world-leading Practitioner of trauma healing and recovery

  • Post graduate training: Early Developmental Trauma with Myrna Martin

  • Post graduate training: Childhood Trauma with Psychotherapist Maggie Kline

  • Trained as an accredited Lifeline Counsellor 

Somatic Therapies

  • Trained in a range of somatic therapies, including Biodynamic

       Cranio Sacral Therapy

  • Training supervisor for Cranio Sacral Therapy students​ in Auckland

  • Equine Cranial Sacral Therapist at the New Zealand Riding for the Disabled (a charity offering horse riding for children with  physical, intellectual, emotional and social challenges)​


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