Location: Perth, WA, Australia Qualifications: Certified Shadow Work ®Coach 2019 Contact details: Phone +61 414427352 or email [email protected]
Gavin qualified in as a Shadow Work ® Coach in 2019 having been introduced to the work in 2010 as a result of his connection to The Mankind Project New Warrior Training Adventure in WA. Gavin is a qualified general practitioner with a large mental health practice and has an interest in youth mental health. He is a mentor to medical students and an adjunct senior lecturer at a local medical school.
Shadow Work® has allowed him to better understand and connect to his inner landscape – its beauty and its desolation. It is an experiential healing art form that has become an important part of Gavin’s self-care. Gavin is keen to grow this work in his community and within Australia.
Gavin and his partner Karen have a passion for rites of passage work and they are founding members, leaders and trainers in “Rites Together” and organization that provided rites of passage experiences for teenage boys and their parents. He has also been involved with adult rites of passage work which involved time in nature.
He is a keen cyclist, gardener and father of three adult children.
What coaching clients have said about working with Gavin :
“Gavin holds and facilitates Shadow Work ® sessions with much tenderness, emotional intelligence and wisdom – enabling great insights and growth to emerge”.
-Sue Rolinson, Professional Coach (ACC), WA.
“The skillful and astute Shadow work ® coaching I received from Gavin assisted me to access hidden areas of myself with compassion and creativity. Integration then came more rapidly than I had experienced with other modalities in my long ongoing journey of self-discovery.”
-Glenis Taylor, BSc, Grad Dip Ed, Dip Counseling, Wilderness Guide. Lecturer, Curtin University